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$70.74 Private & Custom Tours

Corfu in a Day Private Custom Tour with Guided Option

Choose between a half- or full-day tour, either with or without a professional guide, and spend your day in Corfu visiting the cultural, historical and natural landmarks that interest you the most. When booking your tour, make a note of the attractions and activities you would like to see and do, so that the logistics can be arranged in advance.On the day of your tour, meet your driver and guide (if option selected) at your Corfu hotel, and then set off in a premium, air-conditioned vehicle. Transport is included, but all meals and entrance fees are at your own expense.See the Itinerary for a sample half-day tour.

$49.91 Cultural & Theme Tours

Corfu Shore Excursion and City Tour with Balcony of the Gods

Your tour will start by driving towards Palaiokastritsa. This beautiful seaside resort is famed for its fine beaches, olive groves, and crystal clear waters. In the days of Ancient Greece, Corfu marked the final stage of the legendary trip made by Odysseus, the mythological Greek hero, on his journey home to Ithaca. Odysseus is said to have come ashore here to receive hospitality from the king of the Phaeacians. The Kolovri Rock, which lies offshore, is said to be Odysseus’ boat, turned to stone by Poseidon. There you will have some free time where you can trace this scenic coast by local boat and explore some of its magical caves. During this stop you can also follow the road to the end of the promontory to the Monastery of the Virgin Mary. A religious order has inhabited this site since the thirteenth century, and the current buildings date from the sixteenth and eighteenth century. Enjoy a visit to the place before driving up Bella Vista Hill where you will reach your next stop in Lakones village. The restaurant features spectacular views across the bay and is colloquially known as the Balcony of the Gods. Take time to delight in the breathtaking landscape and a taste of Greek Ouzo or wine accompanied with meze, included with your ticket.After your visit to the restaurant, you will continue along the mountain ridge, enjoying the views of the nearby northern islands, before descending into the valley and continuing your route to Corfu Town. Koum Kouat fruit, which grows only in Corfu, is one of the island’s most famous products, with which a liqueur with the same name is made, along with fruit-preserved sweets. During your tour you'll be able to sample some of the delicious wares and purchase some of the produce made from Koum Kouat, together with some other local products. Following the coastline through Garitsa Bay, you will reach the UNESCO Heritage Site of the Old Town of Corfu. See and take pictures of the famous Esplanade, second largest public squares in Europe, and the elegant Liston promenade, once the exclusive preserve of local aristocracy. On a brief tour throughout the town, you will also see the Palaio Frourio (Old Fortress), Durrell Gardens and the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, which once served as the residence of the British High Commissioner.

$41.59 Day Trips & Excursions

Shore Excursion: Half-Day at Glyfada Beach

Corfu is famous for its green full scenery, but most of all, the beaches and crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea. Glyfada beach is well known around the world for its long and golden sandy beach, here is where you will have approximately three hours to enjoy the sun, relax, swim in the sea or enjoy some refreshment at the sea side. Glyfada Beach is said to be the place where Odysseus woke up after a shipwreck on the final leg of his Odyssey to his way back to Ithaca, and the area is still almost as beautiful as it was in the mythological times.Your sunbeds and umbrellas will be reserved for you (including towels and a bottle of water) and here you will be served a soft drink (included). Just lay down and relax with an extraordinary cocktail or, if you feel hungry, just order one of the delicious snacks available on the beach. Pazuzu is also well known for its Mediterranean cuisine. The beach offers a big variety of water sports to practice, so if you wish to have a lot of fun just go for it!

$77.27 Tours & Sightseeing

The Governor Olive Mill Private Tour with Tasting and Olive Oil Workshop

Your  tour starts with a personally guided walk through the ancient olive groves. 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 to learn how the production is made: combining tradition with the latest technology. Savor 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. At the end of the tour you will be awarded a certificate of participation. The tour ends at approximately 1:30pm.

$46.34 Shore Excursions

Corfu Old Town and Achilleion Palace Shore Excursion

In the days of ancient Greece Corfu marked the final stage of the legendary trip made by the mythological Greek hero, Odysseus, on his journey home to Ithaca. This tour will also give you a chance to enjoy Corfu’s lush landscape as you travel around the island. The excursion includes a visit to Achilleion Palace on your own (there are head sets) a beautiful white mansion and the former residence of Queen Elizabeth of Austria – who was affectionately known as Sisi. The richly decorated palace is set in pretty gardens overlooking the sea and is dedicated to the most famous hero of Greek mythology, Achilles. Before you return to the port and your ship, you will also have a chance for a photo stop in Kanoni and visit Corfu Old Town.Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List as a fortified Mediterranean port town of high integrity and authenticity, guests may discover all the interesting sites like the city’s 16th century Venetian Old Fortress, Saint Spyridon's Church -protector of the island, the charming narrow alleyways of the old Venetian town, the famous Esplanade – one of the largest squares in Europe, the elegant Liston to which access in the past was only allowed to the aristocracy of Corfu, the Dimarcheio or Town Hall and the imposing Palace of St Michael and St George. You will also have time for shopping and strolling in Corfu Old Town. On returning to the port, guests have the chance to see the old port with traditional caïque fishing boats and the New Venetian Fortress.List of possible attractions and activities:Achilleion Palace Vlacherna Monastery(view from a distance) Pontikonisi - Mouse Island - (view from a distance) Corfu Town Liston Esplanade Square Town Hall St. Spyridon Church St. Michael & St. George Palace Old Venetian Fortress

$47.53 Cultural & Theme Tours

Corfu's Hidden Secrets Walking Tour and Boat Ride

After you are picked up from the Corfu Cruise terminal, you and your guide will head towards the Old Town in a deluxe minivan/minibus. You will be dropped off just in front of the second largest square in Europe, Spianada Square, from where you will start walking into the oldest quarters of Corfu. Campiello, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an atmospheric labyrinth of narrow, winding streets, steep stairways and little squares. Here you can admire some of the finest, most well preserved and original Venetian buildings in the entire island.You may also visit St. Spyridon church, patron saint of Corfu, whose relics are kept and visited daily by believers who wish to acquire the protection and intercession of the saint. You will see the impressive frescoes at the top of the church divided into 17 parts with golden frames, painted initially in 1727.Your exploration will continue deeper into the town's secret little corners until your guide will lead you to the old port of Corfu. There, you will hop on a caique and sail to Vidos island,  at a distance of just half a mile. Vidos is an unspoiled green islet, uninhabited and  protected by the Greek law. The island still hosts a big community of pheasants and wild rabbits which you may meet while exploring its wonderful green paths. You will discover the former juvenile reform school where nowadays the boy scouts’ camps stand. There you will also have a look at the Serbian mausoleum dedicated to the Serbian fallen of WWI.The small wooded paths lead to the island's only restaurant and coffee shop where you will enjoy a refreshing glass of Ouzo along with some typical Greek meze (a soft drink will be served to children under 18 instead).Relax and enjoy the view of Old Corfu Town which lies in front of you.The caique will get you back to the Old Port from where your guide will walk you to the Port Terminal and conclude the tour.