Our excursion to the northwestern part of the island offers beautiful panoramic views, charming caves and ticks all the boxes of the most important places to visit on the island. It mainly addresses to cruise ships’ visitors, guests of the island living in accommodations in the western or central part of Corfu or generally to anyone who would like to visit as many places as possible and not waste not even one minute. Our private tour starts from the Port of Corfu and once our a party of 6 is gathered, information on Saint Spyridon*, the Venetians*, the 4.500.000 evergreen trees* and our off road adventure is given.
Our first stop, which is not even known to the locals, is a hidden gem of nature – the Crab Lake. This is where the wild animals of the island stop to hydrate. We can take some photos however as it is a quick stop it is suggested not to wander around. Next, we visit the house where the famous series The Durrells on ITV was filmed and simultaneously we get to admire the lush landscape while our driver will be more than happy to assist you in taking your photographs from the best possible angles.
Continuing on our route, we visit the village of Lakones where the majestic views of Paleokastritsa with the clear blue waters will create wonderful memories to reminisce about. After that, we stop for a coffee break at the traditional café of Eutihis, where we can enjoy the famous Greek coffee with a magic liquid that only the locals know about. Immediately after that, the youngest member of our party acquires the key of the hidden treasure and we get to explore the “Special House”. The adventure continues and we visit the villages of the northwestern part, either through panoramic angle or through the huge and iconic olive oil trees that cover the 70% of the island.
After going off road and visiting the village of Agios Georgios Pagon, we arrive at the picturesque village of Afionas, also known as “Our own Mikonos”. There, we also get to visit the village’s famous double beach of Porto Timoni and wander a bit around the beautiful landscape.
Just 10 minutes from Afionas, we have a tour in the biggest microbrewery of Greece – the Corfu Beer, where we also get to taste the local beer. After visiting the microbrewery and only 3 minutes away, we reach Akrotiti café where we have our light lunch, accompanied by the unique taste of the Corfu Beer or local wine. Akrotiri café is located in between of two beaches and is described by our guests’ as their favorite place, due to its wild and natural beauty. Nevertheless, our stop there is quick as our main goal is to see as many stunning places of the island as possible.
Our last and final stop and the peak of our tour is Cape Drastis. Described by many as a unique place, due to its high cliffs and incomparable beauty, it concludes our tour in the best possible way. After that, we return to the center of the island, passing through Sidari and Canal D’amour.
The duration of this tour is approximately 6 hours. This is a half day tour and it carried out in English, German and Greek. Prices depend on tour choices and dates.
This off road excursion is feasible only by Jeep and they are not recommended for people suffering from car sickness or have other medical conditions that prevents them from joining.