Out and About in Corfu
You can visit Corfu any number of times and never discover all the island has to offer. Grand museums and fortresses in and around the town are not to be missed, while the countryside has many monuments and landmark features worth a visit. A hundred traditional villages await exploration, and mountain ranges, deep valleys and vast tracts of idyllic scenery offer a new perspective at every turn.
10 Places to Visit
The Top Ten places to visit in Corfu Town, Out of Town and Further Afield.
A map of Corfu
A useful large scale map of Corfu.
A drive around north-east Corfu
This is a route of dramatic contrasts, following Corfu’s scenic northeast coast and returning through mountains.
A drive around north-west Corfu
A drive to the famous resort of Paleokastritsa, followed by a climb over the mountains to Sidari. The return to Corfu Town is via the scenic Troumbetas Pass.
A drive around south Corfu
This drive passes the Achilleion then continues south through Benitses and Boukari before returning along a winding mountain road.
A walk around Corfu Town
This guided walk, written by Hilary Paipeti, traces the history behind some of the notable buildings and locations in Corfu Town.
A walk to a spectacular view
The route leads from a Corfiot mountain village through olive groves to a tiny chapel.
A tour of central-west Corfu
Hilary Paipeti shows how you can avoid the most popular haunts and turn instead to the countryside, the villages and the lesser known beaches. Even in August, you can find peace as you explore the central-west area of the island.
A tour of Corfu
An excursion around the coast of Corfu, with inland diversions to mountains and valleys. Includes a description of the island's topography.
Companion Guide to The Corfu Trail
This new edition of the Guide can be purchased online in pdf format so that each day's information and guiding notes are on a single A4 sheet. The maps which accompany the notes are cross-referenced with the day they apply to and the sheets can be laminated for ease of use.
Complete Book of Corfu Walks
Corfu is a walker's paradise, with a huge variety of scenery, lovely footpaths and trails, and many places of interest to aim for. In this book, downloadable as a pdf file, Hilary Paipeti shares the knowledge of walking she has gained over her years in Corfu.
Corfu's Beaches and Resorts
A guide to both the popular seaside resorts and some of the lesser known, quieter beaches of Corfu Greece's greenest and most cosmopolitan island.
Corfu Excursions for Cruise Passengers
Tailor-made tours of Corfu for groups or individuals in air-conditioned comfort. Collection and return at the port with a choice of tours and duration.
Corfu Off The Map
This is the photograph which prompted a local man - born on the island - to comment 'No way in the world is that place in Corfu!'. It's one of innumerable spots on Corfu which remain unrecognised, and are Metaphorically and sometimes literally, off the Corfu map.
Corfu Sea Kayaks
Sea kayaking day trips to be enjoyed by experienced kayakers, first timers and all levels in between. You will have the chance to explore some of Corfu’s wonderful coastline at a relaxed pace and to appreciate its stunning, almost spiritual, natural beauty.
The Corfu Trail
A long-distance footpath which runs the length of the island. Approximately 220 km long and taking around 10 days, it meanders through all the island's rural municipalities and avoids heavily developed areas.
Flowers of Corfu
During an eight-day walk along the length of the Corfu Trail 150 different flowers were photographed by local author John Waller. The same flowers can be found in abundance across the island and are mainly in bloom from March to early June, and again in September and October.
There is a wealth and diversity of flora and fauna in Corfu. For those keen to observe the beauty of nature at close quarters, the island is a paradise for botanists, ornithologists, zoologists and photographers.
Panayiopoula Church, Corfu Town
This small Orthodox church is devoted to the Virgin Mother, the Odigitria. The Odigtria icon is the essence of the church and probably dates from the time the church was built, which is believed to be before 1650.
Walking and Trekking on Corfu
A guidebook to 22 day walks on Corfu including the Corfu Trail, described in 10 stages. The day walks are spread across the whole island and visit olive groves, coastal paths, sandy beaches, lush green hillsides and picturesque villages. The Corfu Trail runs the length of the island from Kavos to Agios Spyridonas.