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Corfu, Greece

Corfu is a magical mix of history, culture and nature that has enchanted great powers from the Byzantines to the British. Visit the countryside and beaches, explore elegant palaces or stroll the streets and lanes of the Old Town.

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Corfu, Greece

Port of Call in Europe

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Don't miss this opportunity to tour the Achilleion Palace, built by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria in 1891. View her breathtaking gardens as well as a spectacular panoramic view of the Ionian Sea. The Achilleion Palace also houses the Terrace of the Muses, which was built as a tribute to the nine muses of Greek mythology.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Go off-roading to see Corfu's beautiful landscape up close.
  • Take a scenic drive through the wonderful Corfiot countryside, full of olive groves, pine, cypress, lemon and orange trees.
  • Hike to the top of Mount Pantokrator where you'll get a perfect view of Corfu's lush greenery and memorable views firsthand.

Get a Taste of Local Flavor

Popular drinks in Greece include ouzo (an anise-flavored liquor), retsina (wine flavored with pine resin) and firewater - tsipouro.

Local Currency

The Euro (EUR), the currency of the European Union, is the official currency of Greece. Many stores and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember there is a Value-Added Tax added to most purchases.

Weather in Corfu, Greece


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 57° 13.89°
Average Low 41.2° 5.11°
Mean Temperature 49° 9.44°
Record High N/A N/A
Record Low N/A N/A
Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 5.2 in 13.21 cm

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