Summer in Corfu Town
The capital of Corfu sees a plethora of sights, tastes and events which are enjoyed by all. The Venetian rule from the 14th-18th Century inspired the stunning architecture we see here today. This combined with 2 Fortresses, narrow lanes called “Kadounia”, museums, numerous restaurants and, of course, shops galore means setting aside ample time for exploration.Spend your time admiring the pastel-colored homes with iron-wrought balconies and iconic wooden shutters. Meander along cobblestone alleyways where fresh laundry flutters in the breeze above until you find your way to open plazas filled with cafes and restaurants which cater to all pallets. Corfu town is a place where past meets present in a delightful dance of the ancient and the metropolitan.
Tours can be booked for either individuals or groups to give you those added tips and insights into this town rich in culture and heritage.
Sailing in Corfu
Allow experienced Corfiot skippers to take you to the untouched! Cruise the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea with captains who boast extensive knowledge of the must-sees and hidden coves of Corfu. Discover historic landmarks while taking in stunning views of Corfu Town and the Fortresses set against a mesmerizing sunset. Venture even further if you have the day free to one of the other 3 jewels of the Ionian Sea. Antipaxos and Paxos give you the famous Blue Caves and picturesque villages dotting the shoreline. If Brooke Shields wowed you in the Blue Lagoon, then take advantage of the chance to visit the site where the movie was filmed! Sivota island gives you the blue lagoon, where crystal-clear, aquamarine waters lap the shore covered in fine white sand.
Private yachts and boat tours are available for both group outings and private bookings and are probably one of the most exciting ways to explore the whole of Corfu. You choose!
Wine Tasting Tours in Corfu
Corfu island is host to over 4 million olive trees, 95% of which are of the Lianoelia variety. These olive groves have supported the Corfiates for many generations and are therefore a staple in diet, tradition and history of the Greek people. Besides being delicious, olive oil offers a multitude of health benefits as well. What better way to acquaint yourself with the locals than to learn about the production of olive oil? This activity is perfect for all weather conditions making it the ideal choice during a heat wave or an unexpected downpour. Let your taste buds sample exceptional flavor as your mind delves into the know-how perfected through time. Meet the owners and experience a world you thought lost to the past.
Water Sports in Corfu
Try something challenging! Try something fun! Try water sports at the golden beaches nearby! Northwesterly winds draw both experts and those willing to dip their toes in adventure to the beaches of Halikouna and Issos. A spectacular coast which gently slopes into the cooling waters of the Mediterranean Sea provides a perfect platform for all who want to add some spice to their vacation. Try standup paddling, windsurfing, or kite surfing with professionally trained instructors and clubs that operate in accordance with current safety standards. All equipment can be rented on location and private instruction is given. And rest your worries, if you stray too far, a rescue boat is on hand! However, for those who like to keep the “extreme” out of the sport, paddle boats can offer a more relaxing way to explore the coasts of Corfu. Either way, dare to activate your senses in a perfect paradise!
Horse RidingHorseriding in Corfu
Young and old alike can appreciate entering a fairytale world on the back of a sturdy steed. Issos beach in Corfu offers just such an adventure. Located on the edge of a salt water wetland, riders are engulfed in an untouched, pristine coastline. Nicknamed “The Sahara of Corfu” visitors will be awed by the dunes towering over this unique landscape. Horses trot safely on firm ground as riders navigate through an ancient cedar forest and along the dunes. As an extra , wild orchids and rare birds add an extra exotic feel to your ride. Whether you are a novice or an experienced rider, you will enjoy an unforgettable outing along this magical terrain of Corfu.
Helmets are provided but long pants and closed-toed shoes are recommended. You can book for individual outings or in small groups of up to 6-7 people.
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