Corfu Sights

Campiello

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  • Fodor's Choice

Published 02/14/2017

Fodor's Review

This medieval quarter, part of a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, is an atmospheric labyrinth of narrow, winding streets, steep stairways, and secretive little squares. Laundry lines connect balconied Venetian palazzi engraved with the original occupant's coat of arms to neoclassic 19th-century buildings constructed by the British. Small cobbled squares with central wells and watched over by old churches add to the quiet, mysterious, and utterly charming urban space. If you enter, you're almost sure to get lost, but the area is small enough so that eventually you'll come out on one of Corfu town's major streets, or on the sea wall.

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West of the Esplanade, northeast of New Fortress, Corfu Town, Corfu, 49100, Greece

Published 02/14/2017

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