The cityCorfu is a real city with its marvelous old town centre (well described in our "old town" section) and the modern part where the most of the inhabitants of the island live.
The newest area is a modern city with its cars, its noise, its beautiful squares and any kind of services.
Corfu has different ports; the new one where the ferry boats arrive from the mainland and from Italy, and some smaller pears used by fishermen and local boats owners.
The beachCorfu does not have a real beach and since there are ports and the airport the sea is not really clean comparing to many other parts of the island.
How to moveCorfu has a huge bus connection that covers both the city and the suburb areas. There are daily runs to the all most important tourist villages of Corfu island.
It’ also possible to take for rent cars, jeeps, motorbikes or bicycle to move all around the island.
Moreover from Corfu town there are ferry boats that can take you to Igoumenitsa and Patra and to all the small islands that surround Corfu like Paxos, Antipaxos, Vido and Pontikonissi.
The shopsCorfu is a city, so in the modern part, as in old town centre you can find any kind of shops and services like banks or post offices.
Inside the old own there is a large number of tourist shops that sell typical products and handcrafts of Corfu island.