Get the most of your time in Corfu with this small group tour of Corfu's highlights! With your knowdgeable guide at your side, explore the island’s most exquisite spots - from important historical sites to captivating natural landscapes. Delve into the mesmerizing views of Paleokastritsa Bay, where you will visit the 13th century and you can can opt to explore the caves of the area. Then, travel to the island’s northern part, andto will visit the quaint village of Kassiopi. Last stop on this tour is Kouloura, the closest point to Albania. Prepare to be enchanted by the striking views of the mountainous Albanian hills! The small group tour is also available as a private tour here.
DURATION 7.5 hour
LOCATION Corfu, Greece
The Small Group Tour begins with your pick-up from our meeting point outside the Old Fortress; get into your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and explore this popular, magical Ionian Island with our Best of Corfu: Full Day Tour. This tour is ideal for those whose accommodation is in Corfu Old Town since they can have the opportunity to glimpse the island’s lusciously vegetated countryside.
Following your pick-up from your hotel with your luxury vehicle, your first stop will be at one of the most exceptionally beautiful and diverse beaches all over the island; Paleokastritsa. Luxuriate in an easy-going journey through hundreds of olive trees, cypresses, and vineyards, hence realizing why Corfu, also known as “Green Island” is endowed by God for its beauty!
Having reached your destination, the world-famous coastline of Paleokastritsa awaits you; it will definitely leave you speechless! An awe-inspiring natural beauty with sinuous rocky formations, crystal-clear waters, and wild vegetation. Climb” the hill with your vehicle that leads to the enthralling 13th-century monastery; a true retrospection into the past illustrated by a beautiful old church and gardens, together with spectacular sea views! And grab the chance to discover the area’s captivating blue caves on a boat tripOtherwise, you can opt to The small group tour across the island continues with a drive along the spectacular road leading to the picturesque villages of Lakones and Makrades. Make a pause with a refreshing beverage or have a shot (or a bottle) of the local Ginger Beer! Better enjoy it while standing on the cusp of the cliff and overlooking the mountains immersed in the sea. Do not forget to capture the moment at this ''Balcony of Gods''.
Returning to your air-conditioned, comfy vehicle, repose whilst crossing the meandering northern landscape of the island in order to arrive at its northeastern corner. There, the village of Kassiopi will entice you with its authentic locality, its tweedy character, and its slow-paced ambiance. Kassiopi offers many options; archaeological sites and monuments, monasteries and churches, as well as local taverns. Whether you choose to visit Kassiopi Castle with its origins in the Byzantine period, or the Holy Church of Panayia Kassopitra which was built 1,500 years ago, Kassiopi village narrates its vivid history! Do not forget to taste locally caught fresh fish directly from the harbor, and stroll around the narrow, mazed paths of this old village.
At last, pass by the east coast through the picturesque villages of Kouloura, Kalami, Nissaki, and Barbati before your final stop at Kouloura - the closest point to Albania. There, spectacular panoramic views of mountains, labyrinthine bays, and the Albanian coastline will speak to your soul! There would be no better way to end this one-of-a-kind experience; than by creating unforgettable memories which will be engraved in your mind!
As your Best of Corfu Full Day Small Group Tour comes to an end, get back in your vehicle and enjoy a relaxing journey back to our initial meeting point.
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