With busy resorts and quiet inland villages, along with scenic landscapes, there are plenty of places to explore in your hire car...
Corfu is also steeped in the ancient fables of Odysseus and the writings of Homer. Whether you choose to visit historic sites such as Corfu's old town, fortress and citadel, or head to busy resorts such as Roda, Sidari, Arillas or others, you'll find plenty to entertain and delight you about Corfu.
You'll also find plenty of opportunities to get away from it all, with traditional and remote villages, hidden coves and glorious inland countryside framed by towering mountains. The beauty of Corfu has long been noted in the arts, with Homer raving about the beautiful and rich lands of the island and Odysseus making his last stop here before he went home to fabled Ithaki. Historians also believe that Corfu was the background to Shakespeare's Tempest. It's certainly beautiful, with glorious vistas of herbs, vegetables, wildflowers and cypress trees dotting the landscape, along with gorgeous olive groves and vineyards.
The island is also excellent for driving and many choose to bring their rental cars on the ferry if travelling across Europe. Car hire in Corfu is very easy to organise at the airport, port or in the town and the roads are in good condition and well signposted. The main resorts offer fantastic accommodation and leisure; look for Roda, Sidari, Arillas, Kassiopi, Benitses, Aghios Gordios, Paleokastritsa, Kontokali, Gouvia, Messonghi Beach, Nissaki and St. Georges - there's a huge range of choice!