Corfu is both beauty and brains. Not only does the island effortlessly showcase its breathtaking scenery, powdery beaches and dramatic mountain ranges, but it prides itself in its culture and intellect too. Home of Greece’s first contemporary university, and a leading centre for the fine arts, Corfu has a long history in science and culture. Throw in mouthwatering cuisine and friendly locals into the equation, and Corfu offers a luxury Greek holiday that encompasses the perfect package.
Luxury Holidays to Corfu
Innovators, socialites and celebrities have flocked here since ancient times, and why not? Corfu is famous for its luxurious getaways, upscale service, theraputic spas, meditation classes and cosmopolitan kindness. So keep it classy, kick back with the trendsetters and treat yourself with renowned Greek cuisine, then soak in the sun on one of Corfu’s hundreds of powdery beaches. This is one of the most luxurious places to holiday in Europe.
Things To Do On Your Corfu Holiday
Get ready for a world of non-stop activities. From beaches and fortresses to nature and cuisine, Corfu is crammed with things to do for all tastes. Start by visiting the island’s authentic settlements such as Arillas or Benitses, both of which offer visitors an ancient and authentic village vibe. Then visit Empress of Austria Elisabeth's palace Achilleion, soak in the sun on Chalikounas beach, walk the Corfu trail and conquer Pantokrator, or indulge in one of the many massage parlours the island is renowned for. There are few more scenic locations to visit on your holiday to Greece.
Great Reasons To Holiday in Corfu
- Shore-lovers rejoice! There are over 119 beaches to enjoy in Corfu.
- Hike one of the island’s many nature trails on offer, which include two mountain ranges.
- Corfu hosts annual international cricket tournaments, plus it’s home to Greece’s first tennis club.
- Corfu City offers a truly romantic backdrop with ancient Venetian-style architecture around every corner.
- Corfu is home to the dramatic medieval fortification (and Bond film location) Palaio Frourio.
Quick Facts About Corfu
- Location: Northwest Greece.
- Length of coastline: 39 miles (63km)
- Population: 97,000
- Area: 583 km2
- Time zone: EEST (UTC+3)
Best Time To Visit Corfu
Sun-seekers will adore summer months in Corfu, with temperatures often peaking at 30C from June to September. For a comfortable winter break, December to January averages around the teens so it rarely gets too chilly. Corfu boasts a number of events worth attending too, including the Panagia Vlachema feast every July, Transfiguration of the Christ in August, and the enchanting Corfu Carnival which takes place annually at the end of February or beginning of March. If you’re planning your next holiday to Corfu during August, make sure to attend the Varjarika festival where you’ll witness choirs in boats, traditional music, and a gorgeous fireworks display.
Corfu Holidays 2024 / 2025
Book your next Corfu holiday with Kenwood Travel online today to secure your next Europe trip of a lifetime. Corfu is an unforgettable experience when it comes to Greek island holidays, and here at Kenwood Travel we can hand-tailor your perfect escape no matter what type of experience you're looking for. ABTA and ATOL protected, Kenwood Travel have been leaders in the UK travel industry since 1977 so you're in safe hands when you let us build you a holiday you'll never forget.