Corfu Tourist Attractions

When you arrive at Corfu International Airport, you are only a 10 minutes’ drive from Corfu City Center. At this location, you will have the possibility to see and explore so many different sites and attractions.

Below you will find inspiration to some fascinating, fun, unusual and memorable tours you can enjoy together with your travel companion(s).

Corfu Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Bus Tour
If you are looking to explore some of the most popular sights and attractions in Corfu this sightseeing bus tour will be just perfect for you.

You will get at 24 hour day pass for this hop-on hop-off bus tour. During the tour, all guests will be riding a double-decker bus and you are free to hop off and back on at any of the stops on the route.

There will be headphones available on the bus, so you can listen to Corfu’s history and the city’s landmarks. This will be available in eight languages including Spanish, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Arabic, and Russian.

There are two different routes to choose from. The 60-minute Kanoni route or the 90-minute Achillion route. On both routes, all passengers will pass by many of Corfu’s monuments and landmarks.

On the bus tour, you will get to see the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Old Town. Furthermore, you will discover Old Fortress and New Fortress, the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, and the Venetian mansions. All passengers get to stop and visit Panagia Vlaherna Monastery and explore Pontikonisian Island. You will also pass by some of the water-colored buildings with their characteristic ochre color.

This is truly a wonderful experience where you can explore some of the many alleyways and narrow streets, gardens and beautiful squares including Bosketo and Spianada. Appreciate the architecture of the theaters, churches, museums, and forcing mansions.

Below you can see a list of the tour stops for each of the two bus tours.

Kanoni Tour

  • Stop 1 - Corfu New Port - Main Gate
  • Stop 2 - Kanoni
  • Stop 3 - Mon Repo Palace
  • Stop 4 - Anemomylos
  • Stop 5 - Spianada Square
  • Stop 6 - Spilia Square
  • Stop 7 - Old Port

Achillion Tour

  • Stop 1 - Corfu New Port – Main Gate
  • Stop 2 - Gastouri Square
  • Stop 3 - Achillion Palace
  • Stop 4 - Perama
  • Stop 5 - Spianada Square
  • Stop 6 - Spilia Square
  • Stop 7 - Old Port

Corfu: Achilleion Palace, Palaiokastritsa, and Old Town Tour

On this Achilleion Palace, Palaiokastritsa, and the Old Town tour, you will hear about the true wonders of Corfu with an expert guide. You will go through history, learn about the island, and enjoy the breathtaking views.

This is a 4 hours tour where you can visit three of the island’s highlights in just one day. You will be picked up from your hotel before you are taken to the first stop of the tour; Achilleion Palace. This place has a great historical significance for the island and is famous for its statues and paintings. You will learn about the history of the palace and the influence that it had on the evolution of Corfu.

The next stop on the tour is Palaiokastritsa. Here you will be boarding a traditional-style boat and go out onto the clear waters for unusual views of the island. The boat will take you to a variety of isolated and secret beaches. You will also get to explore the famous blue caves and coves of the island. Then you can choose to either take a delightful dip in the sea or climb up a close-by hill where you can see one of the oldest monasteries in Greece. This is a very popular place for tourists because of the great panoramic views.

The final stop on this tour will be at Corfu’s Old Town. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Listed Center where you can learn about the imposing fortresses that defended the town. As you walk through the town, you will get to see the numerous protected monuments and buildings.

This tour will give you the opportunity to discover some of the most famous places of Corfu.

Corfu: Olive Oil Experience - The Governor's Olive Mill

At this 3 hours, olive oil experience tour guests will get to visit the birthplace of the multi-awarded winning and first health claim olive oil in the world. The Dafnis Family, who is the producer of "The Governor".

First, you will be walking through the ancient olive groves, together with your guide. Here you get to discover the untouched olive area. You will also be introduced to the resident olive expert in the groves. He will be able to tell you the story of the oldest olive variety in the world.

The tour offers you the possibility to experience being an islander yourself. Because with the "taste like a pro" program at the mill you can learn how the olive oil is made. You will see how they use a combination of old tradition with the latest technology.

All guests will also learn how to taste and recognize high-quality olive oil. This is a very unique lesson that you can share with family and friends afterward.

You will be provided with some delicious olive delicacies including some local wine during the tour. Before you finish, you will also be awarded a certificate of participation.

Corfu Private Night Tour

On this private night tour of Corfu, a professional driver will pick you up in a private vehicle and drive you to Corfu's Old Town.

The Old Town became famous because of its impressive architecture and its beautiful Venetian and French-style buildings. You will see how the town is actually built between two fortresses and within fortifications. Do not miss the chance to walk along the Old Town's narrow, winding streets, secretive little squares, steep stairways, monuments, and churches.

During the sunset, you should visit 'Liston' square with its impressive architecture, the beautiful arches, and artistic details. Here you can enjoy a cold drink or a light meal.

Once you are ready to go back, your private vehicle will take you back to your hotel.

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