Welcome to Edelweiss. We use cookies to facilitate your use of our website. By visiting, you accept our Cookie Policy.



Sea, Town, Countryside

Corfu is justifiably referred to as “The Green Island”. Greece’s second-largest Ionian island attracts visitors with lovely beaches, historic towns and, most notably, with impressive nature.

The weather on Corfu is fairly balanced by Greek standards. Temperatures are not excessively hot in summer. That, paired with sufficient precipitation, explains why Corfu boasts such an impressive variety of plants. Featuring olive groves, cypresses and a seemingly infinite number of orchids, hikers will find this green oasis hard to resist.

Quick facts Corfu

Flight time

01:55 h


1350 km

Time difference

+ 1 hour CET
Ø Temperature in July
31 °C

Exchange rate

Airport transfer & car rental



A cup of cappuccino costs around

CHF 2.95

Beach fans and sun worshippers

That said, Corfu’s stunning beaches also offer plenty of spots for sun worshippers and bathing buffs. The gently-shelving pebble beach of Ipsos entices with crystal-clear water. The beach is situated next to a road and thus easy to reach. A quieter alternative is offered in Paleokastritsa that is home to lovely bays, turquoise waters and fine sand beaches. And to add a magical note: if legend is to be believed, women who swims across the Canal d’Amour (French for channel of love) will find true love.

Authentic Greece

A holiday on Corfu should include, at the very least, a one-day excursion to Corfu Town. Known to the locals as “Kerkyra“, the town is imbued with sights worth exploring. According to legend, the two fortresses of this seaport are linked by underground passageways. The main attraction at Saint Spyridon Church are its intricately adorned murals. Despite the evident wealth of historical buildings, the ambience unique to Corfu is really felt when wandering the town’s charming narrow streets where washing is strung from window to window and hung out to dry.

Travel recommendations

Powered by
TripAdvisor Viator
Top 10 Activities

Tripadvisor Tipps

  • 0 Ratings
    Private Shore Excursion: Corfu Town and Achillion Palace Tour

    Private shore excursion starts ...

  • 5 Ratings
    Paxos and Antipaxos Cruise from Corfu

    You have the opportunity to visit the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, which are situa ...

  • 26 Ratings
    Shore Excursion: Half-Day at Glyfada Beach

    The Amazing Glyfada beach. A return transfer will ...

  • 0 Ratings
    Corfu Island Highlights Full-Day Tour

    An 8 hours tour where you will visit the highlights spots in Corfu island. Profession ...

  • 22 Ratings
    Shore Excursion: Leisurely Small-Group Tour of Corfu

    Enjoy a panoramic drive around the lovely island o ...

  • 0 Ratings
    SHOP & SWIM: Corfu Town for bon vivants

    Every visitor to Corfu wants to go shopping in the Old Town and swim in the emerald s ...

  • 0 Ratings
    Grand Island Tour

    On our tour we visit the best places in the island. It takes about 8-9 hours . An english speaking professional guide is included in the price.

  • 0 Ratings
    One day to Ioannina from Corfu

    Ioannina is one of Northern Greece's most atmospheric cities. It is set on the western shore of the lovely Lake Pamv ...

  • 0 Ratings
    Corfu private daily sailyacht cruise

    Visiting Corfu for holidays and have time to explore the beautiful coast line? A pr ...

  • 0 Ratings
    Parga and Syvota islands

    Boat trip from Corfu to Greek mainland. We will visit Parga where you will have the change to walk in the old town ...

Restaurants Sights