4. Spend Some Time at Paleokastritsa
Paleokastritsa is an enchanting coastal town and it is a hilly resort that sits between steep slopes, coves and high cliffs. It is a popular destination so you can expect high volume of people. Do not worry though, as despite the resort’s popularity, it has effectively managed to maintain its natural charm.
5. Learn a Bit about the Royalty
There is no better place to learn a bit about royalty in Corfu than at a place where they lived. When in Corfu, one such place is the Mon Repos Palace. This beautiful structure happened to be the birthplace of Prince Philip, and it is now open for the public. So, paying a visit to Mon Repos has to be one of the top things to do in Corfu.
6. Find Your Partner at the Canal D’ Amour
Corfu, being a beautiful Greek island, is considered by many as a magical place where romance can bloom. There is one specific place in Corfu known for its majestic ability to unite partners, and it is aptly called the Canal d’ amour.
7. Go Church Hopping
The Old Town of Corfu is filled with 37 churches, all just within 15 minutes of walking distance from each other. Among these many churches, one that is more popularly known is the St Spiridon, named after the island’s patron saint. What makes this church more favoured than the rest; it has a bell tower that stood out as the town’s highest point.
8. Experience Time Travel
Visiting the Old Perithia village is like having a time travel experience. This deserted village used to be the home of around 1,200 residents. It was abandoned in the 1960’s and is not an enchanting medieval time capsule.
9. Admire the “Green Rock”
Pontikanisi is a small island located on the south part of Corfu Town. It is known as the “green rock” and considered as one of the most significant trademarks of Corfu. This place is definitely something to admire.
10. Climb the Agii Deka
The Agii Deka is the second highest peak in Corfu. Climbing this mountain is one of the most highly recommended things to do in Corfu especially for active hikers. It usually takes just an hour to reach the top and from there an inhabited monastery stood side by side with nut and fruit trees.
These are some of the most exciting things to do in Corfu. So, while in Corfu, try these activities and let us know your experience in the comment section.