Corfu Explorer: Island Discovery Tour

Duration: 7-8 hours 

Pick up Service

Small Group: up to 19 people or Private tour

From 140 per person

Embark on a captivating journey of discovery with our “Corfu Explorer: Island Discovery Tour”, where every stop unveils the rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty that defines this enchanting Greek island. Join us as we traverse through iconic landmarks and hidden gems, offering a comprehensive exploration of Corfu’s diverse landscapes and heritage.

Our adventure begins with a visit to the majestic Achilleion Palace, a testament to the island’s royal past and architectural splendor. Set amidst lush gardens and overlooking the shimmering waters of the Ionian Sea, this opulent palace once served as the summer retreat of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Marvel at the grandeur of its neoclassical design, adorned with intricate sculptures and ornate furnishings, as you step back in time to an era of imperial elegance.

Continuing our journey, we make our way to the charming area of Kanoni, renowned for its panoramic vistas and iconic landmarks. Pause to admire the breathtaking views of Mouse Island and the Vlacherna Monastery, perched on a tiny islet surrounded by azure waters. Capture unforgettable moments against the backdrop of this postcard-perfect scene, immersing yourself in the natural beauty that Corfu is renowned for.

Next, we venture into the heart of Corfu town, where history comes to life amidst cobblestone streets and Venetian architecture. Stroll through the labyrinthine alleyways of the UNESCO-listed Old Town, where pastel-colored buildings and ancient fortresses evoke a sense of timeless charm. Discover hidden squares, bustling markets, and historic landmarks such as the Liston promenade and the imposing Old Fortress, as our knowledgeable guide shares tales of the island’s fascinating history and cultural heritage.

As our exploration continues, we journey to the picturesque coastal village of Palaiokastritsa, nestled amidst rugged cliffs and turquoise bays. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to soak up the Mediterranean sun on pristine beaches or embark on a boat trip to explore hidden caves. Our next stop takes us to the mountain village of Lakones, perched high above the coast and offering panoramic views of the Ionian Sea. Take in the sweeping vistas from the famous Bella Vista viewpoint, where the beauty of Corfu unfolds before your eyes in all its splendor.

Our final stop leads us to the charming village of Kassiopi, a picturesque coastal town steeped in history and surrounded by lush greenery. Wander through its winding streets lined with quaint shops and traditional tavernas and admire the ruins of a Byzantine castle overlooking the harbor. Take in the idyllic coastal views and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this hidden gem.  As our “Corfu Explorer: Island Discovery Tour” comes to an end, you’ll depart with cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the island’s rich tapestry of culture, history, and natural beauty. Join us on this unforgettable journey as we uncover the secrets of Corfu, one captivating stop at a time.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Palace of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, surrounded by lush gardens and overlooking the Ionian Sea.
  • Scenic Kanoni: Admire breathtaking views of Mouse Island and the Vlacherna Monastery.
  • Wander through the UNESCO-listed Old Town, with its Venetian architecture and historic landmarks.
  • Relax on Palaiokastritsa beach, explore hidden caves by boat or visit a local monastery. 
  • Admire the panoramic view of Lakones village.
  • Explore Kassiopi: Discover the history of this coastal village, with its winding streets, shops and traditional tavernas.
  • Gain insight into Corfu’s rich heritage and natural splendor through guided tours, leisurely walks, and scenic viewpoints.

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Pick – up from your hotel/accommodation.
  • Pick – up from the port. 
  • English Speaker Driver/Licensed Tourist Guide upon request.
  • All taxes and fees.

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks or Dinner

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • To book the tour, please contact us via email to check availability and discuss the details.
  • Instant response from our team.
  • This activity requires a minimum number of participants to take place. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
  • Not wheelchair accessible. 
  • Not meals included.
  • Suitable for children and families.
  • Discount for children. (3-12) 
  • Free for infants. 
  • The tour is conducted in English. If you have any other requests, please inform us.
  • Note: Bring a camera, sunscreen, and a hat for a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

 

CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 

You will receive all the information required upon our communication.