This Corfu Food Tour is the best way to combine Corfu’s most delicious flavors with the island’s cultural and historical highlights! Follow your food-loving guide off the beaten path, explore some of the city's best food spots and sample the most delectable, local delicacies including the all-time favorites Sofrito and Pastitsada. Learn about Corfu’s multicultural culinary heritage while you explore, and uncover the secrets of Corfiot gastronomy. Along the tour, you will also enjoy a Guided Tour of Corfu Town's top attractions while enjoying informative commentary from your knowledgeable guide. This tour is also available as a Small Group Food Walking Tour.
DURATION 3.5 hour
LOCATION Corfu, Greece
Meet your private guide at the entrance of the Old Fortress and set off on a fascinating Corfu food tour, filled with Corfu’s flavors, history, and culture!
Start your exciting culinary experience with a typical Greek breakfast in a small, family bakery in the heart of Corfu Town! Taste the most delicious, freshly-baked Greek pastries including the irresistible Spanakopita (Spinach pie) and Bougatsa (Greek custard pie with phyllo) accompanied by a glass of refreshing Ginger Beer, aka Tsitsimpira, which was introduced by the British in the 19th century and has become a locals' favorite. Then, wander through the atmospheric Kantounia- Corfu’s pedestrianized little roads- and listen to your local guide telling the history of this amazing city, while sharing fascinating local stories that only locals know about.
Follow your local, food-expert guide off the beaten path and discover delicious culinary gems as you visit well-hidden eating spots that are favorites of the locals. Have the chance to taste the famous Kumquat liqueur - Corfu’s Signature drink - and pop into a traditional grocery shop to taste a mix of Greek cheeses and cold cuts including the locals-favorite Noumboulo Fumicado. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city and see how locals do their everyday shopping as you visit Corfu’s food market, located near the New Fortress, where local vendors sell fresh fish, vegetables, honey and other local products.
Delve into Corfu’s unique culinary heritage as you discover this city, and find out about the importance of food in the local culture from your food-expert guide. Along the way, you will also enjoy a guided tour of Corfu Town's most significant landmarks including the Old Fortress, the Palace of St. Michael and George, the St. Spyridon church and the famous Liston where access was once restricted to the nobility – only those whose family names could be found in the Libro d' Oro.
Continue your Corfu Food tour with a sumptuous meal at a traditional, family-run taverna including Corfu’s signature dishes and wash it all down with a glass of ouzo or local wine. Finally, it's time to get your sweet tooth ready as our last, but by no means least, stop on this tour takes us to a surprise sweet spot!
At the end of your Corfu Food tour, you will leave with a full stomach and your heart full of wonderful colors, flavors and aromas!
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