Corfu Town, Corfu, Greece
A cosmopolitan area with an interesting mixture of old tavernas, new cafes, discos, clubs and shops of all types, plus an amazing old town that sits in a protected area between the two fortresses.
Corfu Town is the Capital of Corfu and the largest town on the island and is home to the port where most cruise ships dock. The town is filled with narrow streets and town squares with charming churches and beautiful Venetian architecture which lead down the Europes largest esplanade. A wealth of shops, bars, restaurants and nightlife can be found here as well as ancient ruins and sites such as a 16th century fortress.Read more about: Beaches | Nearby Attractions | Quick Facts | Corfu Town Reviews
Glyfada beach is situated 15 km from Corfu Town where there is golden sand and choice of beach bars. Alternatively Kavos beach is located southeast of Corfu Town and is extremely popular with the younger crowds. The Mon Repos Beach is the closest beach from Corfu Town which is only 2 km away.
There are many ancient ruins and museums to visit including the Byzantine Museum of Corfu, 15th Century church of Mouragia and the St Spiridon's church. As well as fortresses there is the Mon Repos Palace where the Duke of Edinburgh was born. At the port there are many boats trips available including trips out to secluded beaches.
Corfu Town is approximately 5 km away from Corfu Airport - transfer time about 10 minutes.
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