Corfu attracts thousands of tourists each year. Its 200 km coastline offers the visitor a range of sandy or pebbly beaches and picturesque coves.Let us help you discover the best that Corfu has to offer! Check out Corfu Top Attractions, Points of Interest and Places to Visit!
Governor’s Olive Tour with Tasting Experience
Visit the birthplace of the multi-awarded winning and first health claim olive oil in the world. The Dafnis Family, producers of “The Governor”, welcomes and introduces you to an unforgettable olive oil experience. An experience which travels you back in time, learn about Dafnis olive history. Learn all about truths and myths of olive oil from Olive Expert, taste one of the highest phenolic olive oils in the world. Tour starts with a personally guided walk through the over centuries olive groves in the Medieval Castle of Gardiki area. Admire the untouched olive area and meet the resident olive expert in the groves. Hear the story of the oldest olive variety in the world and experience being an islander yourself. When you arrive at the mill, enjoy the “taste like a pro” program and learn how olive oil produced. Following by delicious Greek olive delicacies during the visit of the olive mill.In this private tour, you will learn how to taste and recognize high quality olive oil just as the professionals do in our workshop. It is an unique lesson which you can share with friends and family. Find out about the therapeutic and health protecting qualities of olive oil and learn how to distinguish between top quality and non extra virgin olive oil. During the program, enjoy some delicacies such as olive oil paired up with bread, tomatoes, feta cheese and a handmade cracker with a glass of local wine. Finally you will receive a certificate of participation.
Paxos & Antipaxos Full-Day Cruise
Cruise to 2 jewels of the Ionian Sea, Paxos and little brother Antipaxos. Along the way, admire stunning scenery and enjoy a swim in the turquoise water a short distance from spectacular beaches. Take time on the shores of Gaios to explore the quaint fishing town, absorbing its relaxed atmosphere.To the south of Corfu lie the idyllic islands of Paxos and Antipaxos. Gaze upon the Corfu coastline as you travel, gaining a fresh perspective of the old towns and fortresses on land.Begin at the smaller of the 2 isles, Antipaxos, which has more vine trees than people. Its gorgeous white-sand beaches are cause for its affectionate nickname “the Caribbean of the Greek Islands.” Experience it for yourself as you dive in for an invigorating swim.After, it’s time to travel up to Paxos. Moor up at the harbor and wander the streets of picturesque Gaios as you savor some relaxing free time. Enjoy lunch and a spot of retail therapy, or simply soak up the rejuvenating island ambiance.
Corfu Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Explore all the major sights of Corfu on an open-top, double-decker bus for a 360-degree view of this cosmopolitan Greek gem. Experience the unique architecture of the Old Town and roam around the New Fortress, hopping off and on the bus at any stop, as often as you want, whenever you’d like to get a closer look.
Enjoy informative commentary that lets you in on the stories behind historic landmarks and reveals interesting facts about this vibrant city. As you ride along the shore of the Aegean Sea, hop off to discover the bustling public open market, the famous Spianada Square, and the imposing Old Fortress.
As you explore the UNESCO-listed Old Town, step into the past at sites like the early Christian Basilica of Paleopolis, the ancient Roman baths, and the Orthodox Church of Saint Spyridon. Get out to admire the colorful Venetian mansions, roam the narrow alleys to beautiful squares like Bosketo, and pop into the town center’s shops and eateries.
Route Stops include:
- New Fortress
- Public open market
- Spianada Square & Old Fortress
- Ancient Roman Baths
- Kanoni Area
- Spilia Square
Corfu Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
Considered to have been the mythological island of the ancient Phaeacians, Corfu has much to offer. Visit the stunning palace of Achilleion, inspired by the hero Achilles, and then continue to Mouse Island. With your guide, visit delightful villages and the magnificent Paleokastritsa.
Begin with a visit to the palace of Achilleion; admire its beautiful statues and explore the Imperial gardens, which provide you with a majestic view of the nearby green hills and Ionian Sea. The palace and its surroundings abound with statues and paintings of Achilles, as well as both heroic and tragic images from the Trojan War.
Explore Corfu’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its ancient side streets, and drive over the hill of Kanoni, where you discover Pontikonisi (meaning Mouse Island). Admire the greenery around you, as well as the tall trees. Then your guide points you to the monastery of Pantokrator, from the 13th century. Note its white-stone staircase that, viewed from afar, gives the impression of a mouse’s tail.
Drive through central Corfu’s delightful villages on your way to Paleokastritsa, where you hear about its mythological importance. See the bay where Odysseus disembarked and met Nausicaa, who resembled, according to the beleaguered traveler, the goddess Artemis. The monastery of Paleokastritsa, dating back to 1225 AD, awaits you on top of a small hill, where you pause for breathtaking views of 2 bays and the Ionian Sea below.
Private Shore Excursion: Achilleion Palace, Kanoni & City Tour
This excursion takes you to the see the best sights on of Corfu, from the impressive Achilleion Palace to the modern and vibrant city. Get some amazing photos of the island’s historic monuments, monasteries, and charming streets with a half-day of outstanding sights.
A deluxe coach takes you from the island’s port to your first stop, the palace of Achilleion. Follow your guide to see the beautiful statues of Achilles, created on the order of the Austrian Empress Elisabeth and German Kaiser Wilhelm II.
Next, take a ride past the Kaiser’s Bridge to the Vlacherna Monastery and the tiny Pontikonisi Island, known as “Mouse Island” thanks to its winding white staircase that resembles a mouse’s tail. Get some great photos at the landmark of Corfu Kanoni, site of a picturesque convent that seems to float on the light blue sea.
Your last stop brings you to the church of St. Spyridon, Corfu’s patron saint. Take a stroll through the balconied streets of Corfu Town before your tour ends with a return to the port.
Private Shore Excursion: Mon-Repos & City Tour
From the former summer residence of the Greek royal family to the charming balconies of Corfu City, this shore excursion on one of Greece’s most slightly islands. Get an insight to Corfu’s lesser-known sights as your private guide shows you the secrets of its grand history.After you leave the port of Corfu, a scenic drive in Palaiopolis brings you to the villa of Mon Repos, surrounded by an estate with rich English vegetation. Built at the beginning of the 19th century as a wedding present from a British high commissioner to his wife, the estate once served as a retreat for Greek royalty and now operates as a museum.Within, you can find a large variety of exhibits that relate the long history of Corfu: archaeological finds, furniture, dresses from the time of British rule, flower paintings, and other elements of Corfu’s history. After your museum visit, drive by the inspiring old fortress in the gulf of Garitsa before you make your way to Corfu Town.A walking tour of the island’s largest community gives you a chance to see its charming alleys and balcony-lined streets, as well as the church of Saint Spyridon, Corfu’s patron saint. A ride back to port and your cruise ship brings the adventure to an end.