Explore beautiful Corfu at your own pace without wasting your valuable time in long drives on this easy, Corfu Private tour around Corfu town & its surroundings! Experience for yourself the classic view of Mouse Island -Corfu’s iconic landmark - and discover the fascinating one-time royal residence Mon Repos surrounded by extensive gardens. Walk through the charming narrow streets of the UNESCO-recognised Corfu old town, marvel at the fascinating architecture and visit its top landmarks.
DURATION 4.5 hour
LOCATION Corfu, Greece
Meet your private driver at your Corfu hotel, Corfu port or any other preferred location, hop inside your private vehicle and get ready to discover the charming Corfu Town and its surroundings!
Starting your tour at the peninsula of Kanoni, your first sight will be the most classic image of Corfu: the Mouse Island with its beautiful green tufts of trees and the whitewashed Vlacherna church. Don’t miss the chance to take your camera out and capture the spectacular views of perhaps the most photographed spot of Corfu! If you are lucky you may also have the chance to watch planes landing and taking off right over your head, as Kanoni is located just next to Corfu’s airport.
Your tour continues with a visit to the fascinating Mon Repos Palace, located in Paleopolis, the site of the ancient city of Corfu. Take a leisurely walk through the picturesque woodland trails of the Mon Repos Estate and marvel at the ancient ruins around you that have been discovered during the excavation in Paleopolis. Then take time to visit the rooms of the Mon Repos Palace and its museum. Used as a summer residence by the Greek royal family for over 100 years, the palace now boasts beautiful rooms restored to their former glory, containing period furniture, dresses and paintings of Corfu. One interesting but little-known fact about Mon Repos Palace is that Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom was born here.
Next, you move to Corfu Town; time to discover its famous historical sites but also secret corners and hidden charms! The historic centre, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007, invites visitors to wander through its charming cobblestoned streets, pause to enjoy squares lined with historic buildings and marvel at the fascinating architecture! Visit the Town's most important monuments, including the the city's imposing 14th-century Venetian Old Fortress or St. Spyridon with its distinctive red-dome bell tower - the highest point in Corfu Town. Amble down the narrow streets and get a true slice of everyday local life, as you shop for souvenirs in the plethora of quaint, little shops or take a coffee under the arcades of famous Liston square, designed by the French, based on the Rue of Rivoli in Paris.
After a day full of wonderful experiences, your Corfu Private Tour concludes with a comfortable drive back to your hotel!
Contact us to arrange your next extraordinary experience in Corfu!