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Last summer, we visited Corfu with kids. For parents who are considering Corfu for their summer vacations, I can reassure you, it is a great island for families. Here are the 7 reasons why you should visit Corfu with kids!
7 Reasons why you should visit Corfu with Kids
1 Safe beaches
One of the most important reasons why you should visit Corfu with kids for summer are its beaches. The island hosts large sandy beaches with shallow safe waters, ideal for families with young kids. I recommend the beaches of Agios Gordis, Pelekas, Acharavi, Issos, and Glyfada for kids.
2. Family activities
Corfu’s natural beauty and varied landscape offer many activities and things to do. Whether you like outdoor activities or lazy days at the beach, it is all possible in Corfu. Corfu’s famous Aqualand water park is among the most impressive in Europe.
The Corfu Aquarium displays a variety of Corfu’s creatures both of the island’s marine life and reptiles such as lizards, snakes, and iguanas.
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3 Great for boating
Corfu has beautiful green bays and is great for boat trips. It is also a convenient base for exploring the nearby Ionian islands. With excellent marinas and safe harbors, sailing enthusiasts families will have the experience of a lifetime visiting dreamy Paxos, tiny Antipaxos or peaceful Sivota.
4 Many family hotels
There is a good variety of excellent family accommodation in Corfu, both in holiday villa’s and in luxury hotels and (all-inclusive) resorts.
Why you should visit Corfu with Kids
#5 International connections
Corfu’s international airport is connected with most European cities and there is a good road infrastructure. Cruise ships to Corfu dock at Corfu town on the eastern coast and this port also serves as an international ferry port.
6 Elegant Old Town
Corfu Town, the capital of the island, is a cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful towns in Greece. The town is ideal for walking around with kids. They will love the car-free streets and colorful architecture.
7 Great Food
Traditional Corfu food is an international fusion with lots of Greek traditional food, pasta dishes, seafood, pies and sweets.
Citrus fruits such as the sweet oranges and the kumquat make excellent sweet and drinks!
Have you been to Corfu with kids? Let me know in the comments!
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