A magical journey to all the famous spots that every demanding traveler in Corfu should definitely visit. This Grand Island Tour is an All Inclusive Luxury Experience. Well, with so many must do things on Corfu Island only one visit is never enough.
- Explore the impressive caves and pristine beaches of Paliokastritsa
- Lakones village: The most beautiful views in Corfu and the best photos
- Enjoy Greek coffee in the place with the most beautiful view of Corfu.
- Angelokastro (meaning Angel’s Castle)
- Lunch break: Enjoy your lunch at a traditional tavern of Corfu
- Achillion Palace: Stepping into the royal shoes of princess Sissy
Well, with so many must do things on Corfu Island only one visit is never enough. We have organized though an exclusive day trip for you which included some highlights you simply can’t afford to miss. During this Corfu Experience Tour you will turn into an explorer who is ready to take in everything Corfu has to offer. Together we will enjoy walks in the traditional villages, we will taste unique local products, we will sail in the blue-green seas and the mythical secret caves, we will visit the places with the most shocking view, we will live like the locals and we will get a taste of their hospitality and their amazing traditional Corfiot food.
We will step into the royal shoes of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria known also as Sissy by visiting her majestic palace(*) and its botanical gardens called Achillion, which is built in a location taught by God.
It is worth mentioning that the British author Gerald Durrell during his stay in Corfu Island penned his books inspired by most of these locations we will visit.
(*) Maintenance and renovation works are being carried out at the Achillion Palace. In the case that a visit is not allowed, then we will visit the Mon Repo Palace.
Live with us the most adventurous day tour and discover also the hidden wonders of Corfu.
1) Discover Hidden Gems
Explore the impressive caves and pristine beaches of Paliokastritsa
One of the most famous attractions in Corfu is the Paleokastritsa caves, each of them having a mystery around it. One of them has the name Nausika, the name of the daughter of the king of Corfu who saved Odysseus the king of Ithaca as Omiros and the Greek mythology describes. Enjoy this unique experience with us and we can surely say you that this unique environment with its crystal clear waters will get your mind blown off.
An amazing boat experience with transparent turquoise crystal waters in Paleokastritsa awaits you. A small boat will be moored for us to board without lines and explore the central west coast which is full of rock formations and small caves. Travel with us to this legendary area where there is another surprise… due to the small size of the boat we will go inside the caves.
2) Feel the Relaxation
Lakones village: The most beautiful views in Corfu and the best photos
The village of Lakones is literally “hung” on the edge of the cliff. The view from above is breathtaking and is probably the most beautiful on the whole island. The green color of the olives and the pines “embraces” the endless blue of the sea and the rocky coastline and the spectacle is more than shocking.
Almost all visitors to the island of Corfu visit this place to gaze at the unique view and take the most valuable photo of their lives.
3)Live like a Lokal
Enjoy Greek coffee in the place with the most beautiful view of Corfu.
It’s time for us all to enjoy a nice Greek coffee break. On a balcony of a coffee house with stunning views will have the chance enjoy a cup of traditional Greek coffee. For Greeks, drinking coffee is like washing your face in the morning, it is some kind of a morning daily ritual because of the coffee’s strong taste and aroma.
There could be no better idyllic place to grab a homemade local snack before continuing our journey!
4) Admire Famous Sights
Angelokastro (meaning Angel’s Castle)
Angelokastro is one of the most historic Byzantine castles within Greece. For a short period of time, due to the fortified structure of the castle, it was the capital of Corfu. Fighters of the embattled town defended against attacks by Venetians, Turks and pirates but the castle was never occupied. In the interior of the castle, warehouses and tanks of that period are still maintained, while there are still the churches of Archangels Michael and Gabriel on top of the castle and that of Saint Kyriaki, being set in a cave. From this castle you can enjoy unparalleled views to the island of Corfu.
5) Experience the Hospitality
Lunch break: Enjoy your lunch at a traditional tavern of Corfu
We have chosen for you a picturesque traditional tavern in a small, picturesque village of Corfu. Dodge the tourist traps and enjoy the best of Corfu’s traditional culinary offerings at the following exceptional establishment.
Try traditional dishes as they offer a wide variety of authentic Corfiot food. All the dishes of this tavern and the whole process of the cooking is done with local products, with pure virgin olive oil. The taste, the food quality and the hospitality are those three reasons that will make your supper such a memorable experience. Last but not least you may try local wines or aperitif, homemade beers that complement the meal with original Corfiot desserts.
6) Dive into History
Achillion Palace: Stepping into the royal shoes of princess Sissy
The fairytale palace of Empress Sissy is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Corfu, Gastouri and is one of the most famous royal villas in Europe. Its construction dates back to 1890 by Empress Elizabeth of Austria, who wanted a mansion with a large garden to live in Corfu, as she believed that the nature of Corfu would help improve her health. Dedicated to Achilles, hence his name, it is adorned with statues in the lush gardens of the emperor’s favorite Homeric hero. The most famous of all the sculptures in the impressive garden is the statue of “Death Achilles” by Ernst Herter. The popularity of this palace and its garden also comes from the fact that the famous James Bond movie For your Eyes only was filmed at this magnificent place.
Empress Sissy was also captivated and awestruck by ancient Greek legends and mythology and this was the reason why she decorated the gardens with the statues of Achillies and the 9 muses. You will be captured by the mesmerizing view and the beauty with Corfu coast down below, which still has the jetty from where the Kaiser would embark on his pleasure cruises.
Lunch is included in a handpicked local restaurant to enjoy the traditional cuisine of Corfu.
See which facilities are also included.
- Pick-up from and return to your desired place.
- Luxury Mercedes van (depending on the size of the group), glass roof, offering air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, leather seats, TV monitors, first-aid kit.
- Mini-bar with water, juice, and refreshments throughout the tour.
- Experienced & professional driver.
- Experienced English-speaking Tour Guide by “The Corfu Experience” Tourism Agency.
- Tour Leader by “The Corfu Experience” Tourism Agency.
- Entrance fees for museums and historic sites (when needed).
- All coffee break expenses (snack, coffee, ice cream).
- All expenses for a full lunch (appetizers, salads, side dishes, main dishes, desserts, drinks).
- All rental and accommodation expenses for the places we visit.
- All costs for each partner that offers services.
- All costs of the private boat and the skipper for your safe tour of the sea caves and the hidden paradise beaches of Paleokastritsa.
- All taxes.
ONLY your own expenses concerning personal items, souvenirs, or any other service you may choose
We create 100% Private Luxury Experiences in Corfu – Not just a Transfer.
Our local escorts are well trained to provide you 5-star services and offer you exclusivity. Enjoy your private or tailor made designed tour and win our benefits such as the privacy, safety, top services and of course route flexibility. Save money, time and energy by having an experienced local guide by your side who will share with you all the local “secrets”. Take the chance of being a privileged skip the line guest as we have taken care of everything so that your experience is comfortable and that you enjoy every moment without stress or fatigue.
Everything is included in One Price!
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