Tours in Corfu
The island of Corfu is extremely attractive not only for its natural beauty and beaches, drawn here and lovers of history. This is due to the presence of many attractions and places that you can visit thanks to the various guided tours. Excursions to Corfu town is quite diverse and can satisfy the tastes of any tourist.
Tours in 2019
Tours program is not limited to visiting only the attractions of the island. From here it is easy to go to Italy, Albania, mainland Greece. You can see how the real Greeks live in the villages of Messonghi or Benitses, and it is possible to make a RAID on the center of the island. Tours can be divided into the following categories:
- sightseeing tours. This includes visits to the most beautiful beaches on the island and get acquainted with the most attractions;
- tours for pilgrims. Corfu has many places in which pilgrims seek all over the world;
- entertainment tours. Boat trips along the coast or visit nearby countries.
- a children’s program. The children can organize the rest in parks, visit farms with animals and shows of sea lions.
Almost all trips require the availability of time for shopping and personal time that could be spent on familiarizing yourself with the local beauties. The walk can be done independently by rental car or get directions by public transport. But to get real satisfaction from the trip only if you have detailed maps and information on location.
Sightseeing tour of the city of Corfu
An overview of the sights of the capital includes visits to the most famous places of the island. Tourists can visit such places as:
- Area Esplanade;
- The Church Of St. Spyridon;
- The Liston;
- The observation deck of Pontikonisi;
- A monument to Admiral Ushakov;
- The Old Fortress;
- The Island Of Pontikonisi.
The cost of the tour may vary from the difference in the number of tourists and mode of transport. So the price of this tour by bus will cost from 45 Euros per person and the movement of the group of 6 people in a Minivan will cost 550 euros for the group. This price includes the driver, tour guide and viewing all the attractions on the program. But entrance fees to temples and fortresses would have to buy extra.
If you wish to attend this tour should wear comfortable shoes and clothing. For women it should be dressed with covered shoulders and knees for men trousers and shirt with long sleeves.
Sightseeing tour of Corfu
This tour lasts all day, so if you want to visit is to take early Breakfast because the programme is quite extensive and the nomination of tourists happens in the early morning. During the trip, travelers will get acquainted with the following attractions:
- Achilleion Palace;
- The Monastery Of “Zoodochou Pigi;
- Village Makrides;
- Lookout “Bella Vista”;
- Caves of the West coast;
- Plant for the production of liquor;
Price category this tour is 70 euros per person subject to movement by bus in an organized group and 650 Euros, provided the movement on the car no more than 6 people.
During the tour tourists should stock up on water, sunscreen, and bring money for lunch, entrance tickets and Souvenirs.
Tours for pilgrims
Unusually rich program of excursions for lovers of history and Holy places. Among such tours are the following:
- Meteors (with Corfu). Visit active monasteries in the North-Western part of Greece. This place is considered the eighth wonder of the world because of its unique Geology.
- Corfu is Orthodox. The trip program includes a visit more than 5 places with Orthodox shrines.
- Touching the relics of the saints. The tour includes access to 9 sites with the most Holy Orthodox relics.
You should know that Corfu island has more than 400 different churches, monasteries and temples, so visiting all the places possible, provided a great vacation. But the most visited are 13 of them. Unfortunately not all places are allowed to photograph and videotape, tourists should pay attention to special signs.
Excursions on boats and ferries
Enough rounds that occur on water types of transport from the port of Corfu town. So the tour operator Biblio Globus offers tourists the following travel:
- the boat trip on the “Kalypso Star”;
- cruise to Italy;
- boat trip with barbecue;
- excursion to Albania.
All tours are accompanied by licensed guides and the necessary transport.
When visiting Italy mandatory passport with two free pages, because customs control must necessarily pass.
Children’s and entertainment programs
For lovers of active holidays and families with children there are tours entertainment:
- excursion to a water Park;
- excursion by boat with a transparent bottom;
You can also book tours for diving, fishing and shopping.
It is not necessary to test children’s nerves, if the child is prone to motion sickness. Before the tour is to try to force the baby on a rented pedal boat or a boat with a little time in the water.
The extraordinary demand among children enjoyed the trip on the train on the outskirts of the capital. During such travel it is possible to remove the baby in the video. Will appeal to children and horse riding. Such excursions can be obtained in almost every village in Corfu.
Tour operators and tours
Almost all tour operators have a wide choice of tours, as the island of Corfu and mainland Greece. The Company “Mouzenidis travel”, which is a leading tour operator of Greece offers tourists a variety of tours as entertainment and cultural destination. And the company Biblio – Globus will show all the hiding places on Corfu reviews, about which tourists are the most positive.
When booking accommodation in Corfu is to check with your tour operator the opportunity to visit tours and attractions.