Fall in love with Corfu’s amazing landscape and history whilst driving through lush green hills heading west & north.
Corfu North Tour
Fall in love with Corfu’s amazing landscape and history whilst driving through lush green hills heading west & north. We’ll be passing traditional villages where you’ll have the opportunity to stroll amongst locals, learn about the culture of the place from our professional guides and also to buy traditional products. We’ll be visiting the 13th century Byzantine monastery and if you wish, there’s also enough time for a boat trip and/or lunch at a restaurant serving Corfiot specialties. At Lakones you’ll get a wonderful sight to see: the view is said to be one of the top 10 views in Europe.
– Step back in time at the 13th century Byzantine Monastery
– Enjoy a boat trip to the Paeokastritsa caves
– Get the possibility to buy some local products such as olive oil, honey, koum quat and locally grown herbs
Our North Tour begins with a approx. 30 min drive to the beautiful Paleokastritsa with its beautiful coastline and the 13th century Byzantine monastery where still Orthodox monks are living. If you like, you may take a boat at the main beach and let the captain show you the caves, including the stunning “Blue Eye Cave”. There is also enough time for a lunch stop at a restaurant serving Corfiot specialties. Leaving the coastline, we’ll be heading up to Lakones which is overlooking Paleokastritsa and famous for its stunning view. We’ll continue driving along the ridge, over the Troumpeta mountain passage via different typical agricultural villages in direction to Acharavi. From here we’ll complete the circuit via the islands east coastline soaking up the views across to the Albanian and Greek mainland with photo stop overlooking at Kouloura Bay which is also the closest point from Corfu to the Albanian coastline (2kms).
Inclusions: Professional tour guide, Entrance fee to Byzantine Monastery in Paleokastritsa
Exclusions: Boat trip to visit to the Paleokastritsa caves, lunch, local products
Price: from 46€ per person / Day