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Corfu Town: Guided Walking Tour and Local Food Tastings

1. Corfu Town: Guided Walking Tour and Local Food Tastings

Stroll the narrow paths and charming alleys of Corfu Town with a licensed, English-speaking guide to see historic highlights, such as the Old Fortress. Visit the former residence of the British Lord High Commissioner at the Palace of St. Michael and St. George and discover the hidden squares, old city walls and fountains of the town center. Break for a big breakfast of traditional food, such as cheese pie, spinach pie, loukoumades (donuts), Greek yoghurt and ginger beer from Corfu. Enter the Church of St. Spyridon, where the relics of the 4th-century saint are held, and then continue with your food tastings. Sample some sweet halva, along with cheese, honey, olive oil, fruits and nuts, all selected for their quality and significance to the local community. End with a seated lunch at a restaurant and taste authentic pastitsada (casserole) and a sofrito meat dish from Corfu.

Corfu: History and Culture Walking Tour

2. Corfu: History and Culture Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Corfu Town on this walking tour. Begin your tour at the Old Fortress, a Venetian fortress located in the historical center. Enjoy a guided tour of the fortress and see the impact left by the Venetians on the culture and tradition of the area. Afterwards, enjoy a stroll through the historical center, passing by deserted alleyways and lively squares and fountains as you make your way to the famous St. Spyridon Church. Admire the unique architecture of this 16th-century Greek Orthodox Church and marvel at its bell tower, the highest in the Iodan Islands. Finish your tour at the Town Hall Square, which was once considered the most exclusive neighborhood in Corfu. Here, admire impressive monuments and learn more about Corfu's elite who used to meet here.

Best of Corfu Private Minibus Tour

3. Best of Corfu Private Minibus Tour

Explore Corfu at your own pace on a private tour where you set the starting time and place! Start with a visit to Achilleion Palace, located atop a hill in the traditional village of Gastouri. Experience a sense of awe as you take in the imposing monument and its surrounding cypress trees and exotic plants and flowers. Go inside the palace for a closer look at the beautiful gardens, and discover priceless works of art, such as the ancient Greek statues of Zeus and Era. Admire the elegant columns and statuary, including the statue of the "Dying Achilles." Continue to Kanoni for a breathtaking view of Mouse Island (‘Pontikonisi’), formed, according to legend, when the ship that carried Odysseus back to Ithaca was turned to stone by an angry Poseidon. Next, go to the small but popular beach at Paleokastritsa, where you can catch a boat to cruise around the many caves in the area. Alternatively, soak up the sun and cool down with a dip in the crystal clear waters. Visit the Monastery of the Virgin Mary of Paleokastritsa and discover the home of 8 Greek Orthodox monks who receive guidance from Bishop Efthimios Thouis and conduct traditional masses, provide generous hospitality and offer regular tours of the grounds and museum. Return towards Corfu city with a drive along the scenic west coast via the hilltop village of Lakones. Stop at the "Bella Vista" viewpoint to take some souvenir photos and gather memories to last a lifetime!

Corfu: Full-Day Meteora Monastery Tour

4. Corfu: Full-Day Meteora Monastery Tour

Begin your tour by crossing to the mainland with the local ferry. From there you will head towards Meteora for a tour of some of the most spectacular Orthodox monasteries. After crossing the mountainous area of Epirus, you can experience nature’s grandeur as you learn about Meteora's history, architecture, and man’s everlasting desire to connect with the divine. From early Christian times, the vertical cliffs of Meteora were regarded as the perfect place to achieve absolute isolation, to discover peace and harmony, and thus, to support man’s eternal struggle for spiritual elevation. Meteora is a truly inspiring and sensational setting of overwhelming rock formations, but this trip is much more than merely a visit to an exquisite landscape. It is a pilgrimage to a holy place for all Christians around the world. The most interesting summits are decorated with historical monasteries, included in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Only 6 of them have made it through the centuries, from an initial estimated number of 24. Mostly back between the 14th and the 16th century, these monasteries were built by monks who were previously hermits in the area, living in individual caves. Whilst there you will visit two of the monasteries, even if your interests are not deeply religious, to immerse yourself in the feelings of spirituality that this area exudes. You will later, stop in Kalambaka for lunch and some free time, before returning to Corfu at around 8:00PM.

Corfu: Customized Private Tour

5. Corfu: Customized Private Tour

Make the most of your time in Corfu with on this tailor-made private tour. Admire the magnificent architecture of Achilleion Palace, explore the Venetian elegance of Corfu Town, sink into contemplation at the Monastery of Virgin Mary, or wander secluded side streets in the villages of Corfu – whatever you do, it's up to you. From famed landmarks to local secrets, from tavernas to fine dining, your guide will lead you to some of the best spots on the island, sharing a Corfiot perspective along the way.  Speak with your guide before your tour date to share your interests and ideas, and they'll prepare a personalized itinerary in advance, arranging all transportation. On the day of your tour, you'll set the pace, stopping as often as you like. 

Corfu: Palace and Baths Royalty Tour

6. Corfu: Palace and Baths Royalty Tour

After meeting with your driver, you'll head south to the famous Princess Sisi's Palace, also known as Achillion. Here you will take a tour through the palace and see all the glory of its amazing gardens, statues, paintings whilst soaking in the magic of the place - its history and the atmosphere will completely take you to another era. Afterwards, visit the wonderful Kanoni, taking time to look around and capture amazing photos. Here you will find out why this area is the favorite for all the corfiots, Kings or not. Before your tour comes to an end, take the opportunity to swim like a royal in the historical royal baths of the Mon Repo's Palace. Here you can take a dip, have a refreshment and even a snack or lunch - and why not a royal massage? The tour will conclude with a journey back to your original pick-up location.

Corfu: Mountain Villages Private Tour

7. Corfu: Mountain Villages Private Tour

Discover the natural scenery and charming villages of Corfu around the area of Pantokratoras Mountain on this unique 4-hour tour. Start your excursion in Corfu town, at the port, or surrounding area where you will meet your guide and set off together. First, drive along the road to the North part of Island, passing through green scenery alongside olive groves until you arrive in the old Venetian village of Ano Korakiana. Then, cross through the village and follow the sloping mountain roads until you reach the highest point of the island. Visit the monastery of Pantokrator and enjoy some free time to explore. After that, continue to the village of Strinyllas and stop there for an optional meal in a small square. Next, head over to the village of Spartillas to marvel at the eastern coast of the island from the viewpoint. Follow the route along the slopes of the mountain with beautiful countryside views until you reach the village of Socrates. Walk through the village and enjoy a refreshment, coffee, and homemade sweets in the main square. Step into a wood-carving workshop where you will find something souvenirs and gifts. After this, continue further up the mountain and observe how the landscape becomes rocky and wild. At the top, visit the monastery and soak up the magnificent views of the Albanian coast. Later, return to the starting point, descending to the northeast coast of the island where the tour concludes.

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What people are saying about Corfu Town

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 5 reviews

One of the best tours you can get in Corfu! This tour and tour guide Ariti left a great impression on us, bringing us through the Old Town, as well as The Fortress. The guide herself is unimaginably friendly, and kind and even gave suggestions on our further stay. The tour was easily understandable and had the perfect duration, with the inclusion of a short coffee break. The feeling is like walking with a friend, so we highly recommend it! <3

The tour was very interesting, informative and involved different kind of activities from walking and exploring history and present of Corfu till trying delicious local foods and drinks. Our guide, Nausica, was knowledgeable, friendly and attentive and very helpful. She gave us a lot of information and tips about the island and things to do in the next days also. Thank you so much for giving your time to show us beautiful Corfu town.

Our driver was very punctual and fulfilled our travel requests to our complete satisfaction.

A great tour of old town! Fun stories of the history along with local treats. Thanks again

Excellent and interesting tour. But don't have breakfast beforehand!