5 days of dreaming on Corfu Island

Jul 15, 2013

One time in beautiful Corfu is never enough, especially if you only have a few days to discover this superb island. You’ll want to come back again and again!
The island’s Ionian beauty, powder soft sandy beaches, vivid and varied nightlife, combined with a completely serene atmosphere makes it inevitable that you’ll want to come back.

Of course, the first and foremost reason visitors flock to an island like Corfu is that all important sun, sea and sand. The queen of the Ionian Sea is surrounded by a dreamy coastline. To get an in depth taste of the Corfiot beaches holidaymakers should definitely visit the island's most special shores, such as the long sandy stretches of Agios Stefanos in Avliotes and Agios Georgios beach in Pagoi village. What's more if you seek a more quaint setting to enjoy your day on the beach, head for Palaiokastritsa, a scenic village 25km away from Corfu Town. You can swim in its crystal clear waters and visit the top hill monastery offering magnificent views to the horizon.

Culture vultures will also be pleased to find out that there is a great selection of attractions. Take a walk around the cobbled streets of the Old Town and feel the Venetian vibes taking you back in time. Don't forget to explore the Old Fortress located in town and sip a coffee to pick you up in the on-site cafe overlooking the sea.

To further enrich your knowledge just pay a visit to the former palace of Achilleion. Once summer residence of the adorable Austrian Empress Sissy, Achilleion is now a museum displaying works of art. However, highlight of the palace is its lush and blossomed gardens decorated with marble statues.

If you just have a few days to explore and discover the island, then don’t worry! We’ve put together some tips for a five day adventure to get a taste of the best and brightest sites on the island. Read on for the top selections from Corfu Delfino Blu Hotel and check availability now for your next summer break.

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