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British Cemetery

The British cemetery is a quiet place often missed by tourists, it’s located in the capital Kerkyra and is well worth a visit, the custodian is always happy to speak to and show visitors around. Just remember to wear insect repellent as mosquitoes are rife.

Old Fortress

The Old Fortress, otherwise known as Paleo Frourio is a Venetian fort in the capital Kerkyra that dates back to the 15th century. Inside you’ll find a number of exhibits with information explaining them. There's also a lighthouse at the top of some steep steps.

Canal D’Amour

Canal D’Amour is a beauty spot on the north coast of Corfu, close to Sidari. It's famous for its tunnel of love, unusual rock formations and fantastic views. It's a great place to spend the day with a stroll along the cliffs, a visit to the beach and a meal in a taverna.

Paleokastritsa Monastery

Paleokastritsa is a small and Picturesque monastery located towards the north west of the island. You’ll enjoy the spectacular views and small courtyards with fragrant plants in terracotta pots and the calm and peaceful atmosphere is a welcome change.

Cape Drastis Thematic Park

Cape Drastis is a private section of the coast up in the far north west of the island that offers spectacular 360 degree views. The gorgeous white cliffs offer amazing backdrops and the area is understandably popular with photographers.

Sidari Water Park

The Sidari Water Park is attached to the hotel of the same name and is found in the north west village of Sidari. It's not on the same scale as Aqualand but if you're staying in the hotel anyway you get unlimited use of the slides day passes are also available.

Church of Saint Spyridon

The church of Saint Spyridon is located in the old town of Kerkyra and worth a visit whether you are religious or not. It's a Greek Orthodox church that was built in the 1580s and boasts the highest bell tower in the Ionian islands.

Venetian Arsenal

The Venetian Arsenal is a shipyard located behind Gouvia Marina. It was built around 1778 and was supposed to be used to repair the Venetian ships but Venice limited it’s use to maintenance, it’s usage declined until it was decommissioned in 1798.

Corfu Aquarium

The aquarium is on the north west of the island close to Paleokastritsa. It's a wooden building with several tanks inside, the larger ones featuring lobsters, octopuses and eels and smaller tanks with many types of fish and other sea life.

Vlacherna Monastery

Vlacherna is a small monastery on an islet located in the bay to the south of Kanoni. There's a small chapel with a place to light a candle and a gift shop. Don’t expect to spend a great deal of time here but can be combined with a trip to mouse island.
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