Kassiopi is a tourist resort on the northeast coast of the Greek island of Corfu. Its truly picturesque setting has been attracting holidaymakers for decades but the town still retains much of its original Greek charm. The stunning harbour is one of the most scenic spots of Kassiopi and the area comes alive at night as holidaymakers flock to the seafront cafes, bars and restaurants. By day, the harbour is a wonderfully relaxing place to sit with a coffee or cold drink and watch the fishing and tourist boats come and go.
Holidays in Kassiopi are great for those who like to explore their surroundings as the old part of the town is great for walking. The town was founded in the 3rd Century BC and there are plenty of fascinating ruins scattered about the area, in various states of repair and upkeep. A Byzantine fortress stands on the headland overlooking the town and is a great spot for photos.
Accommodation in this part of Corfu ranges from budget self-catering studios to luxurious 4-star resort hotels. It’s often possible to find very reasonable package holiday deals to Kassiopi and the resort attracts a lot of repeat visitors who return time and time again for the beautiful scenery, great food and warm welcome.
Beaches in Kassiopi tend to be shingly and there are countless rocky little coves that are perfect for snorkelling. The main beaches get very busy in the height of summer but there are also a lot of smaller beaches nearby, so it’s easy to find a quiet spot. Although package holidays in Kassiopi are perfect for relaxing, a trip into Corfu Town is a great way to spend a day. There are also many local companies offering boat trips around the neighbouring bays. A breezy day at sea can be a fantastic way to cool down on hot days.