Welcome to Corfu

Corfu, also known as Greece’s Emerald Isle, is home to idyllic beaches, rugged mountains and splendid Venetian architecture. With its lush and vibrant landscapes, boasting a plethora of olive groves and vineyards; juxtaposed by the iridescent blue waters that surround the island, Corfu truly is one of Greece’s most beautiful destinations. Visit the Old Town to explore the charm of this romantic city and the delicate architecture of its archaic buildings. Venture onto the dazzling sapphire waters to see the natural beauty of Corfu from the water and explore the hidden coves and beaches that can only be accessed from the sea.  Corfu is a dynamic blend of old and new, verdant valleys, tantalising waters and sumptuous foods – a true Grecian paradise.

Tour Highlights

  • Uncover Corfu’s past as we visit the Old Town
  • Delight in the unique flavours of Corfu on our tasting tour
  • Relax in the heat on Paradise Beach
  • Unwind under the tempting heat of the Greek sun
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  • Dates & Prices

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    June 11 - June 18, 2019 (8 days)

    Standard Blind Price: £1099 Contact us for availability

    Discounted Sighted Price: £649 Contact us for availability

    The prices shown below are for non-UK travellers and do not include return flights and transfers. If you are travelling from within the UK, please .

    Standard Blind Price: 1029 GBP Contact us for availability

    Discounted Sighted Price: 579 GBP Contact us for availability

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    An exquisite bay in Corfu, with waters of all shades of blue against a coastline of lush greens.
  • St. George's Church in the Old Fortress with an old lighthouse and blue sky on the background in Kerkyra, Corfu, Greece

    What's Included

    • Flights and transfers from the UK (UK prices only)
    • 7 nights hotel accommodation at Hotel Telesilla in Kontokali
    • All breakfasts
    • Specified excursions
    • Services of local guides
    • Services of a Traveleyes tour manager
  • Excursions

    • Tour of Achilleion Palace and the Old Town
    • A tasting tour around the island
    • A private boat tour to paradise beach
    Canal D’amour Sidari- the cove where it is believed partners who swim together soon marry!

Below is the itinerary for the holiday. Please click each day for more information.

Tuesday 11th June

Today we arrive in Corfu and check in to our hotel in Kontokali, ready for the week ahead.

Overnight in Kontokali.

Wednesday 12th June

Today we begin our exploration of this magical island in the very heart of Corfu; Corfu Old Town. Our day begins at Achilleion Palace, built in the 1890s for the Empress of Austria. This magnificent build stands out in the lush lands of Corfu, with its dazzling white pillars and grand architecture. Here we shall embark on a tour to discover the history and mythology behind the palace. Our journey of discovery continues as we visit Vlacherna, an iconic tiny monastery in the middle of Corfu bay, of which no trip to this island is complete without. Following on from this we make our way to the Old Town, where our local guide will teach us about the history of the old fortress and lead us through the breathtaking gardens before visiting the towns bustling markets to sample local sweets and liquors! This afternoon we shall return to our hotel and the rest of the day is yours!

Breakfast included. Overnight in Kontokali.

Thursday 13th June

Today for your first full free day in Corfu you may wish to spend the day relaxing by the hotel pool, soaking up some much-needed Mediterranean sun. For those wanting to venture out, why not head to Gouvia Marina, one of the most renowned marinas across the globe. Find a spot in a local tavern or a luxurious bar, grab a drink and watch the world go by!

Breakfast included. Overnight in Kontokali.

Friday 14th June

To truly uncover the heart of a destination, you must taste it! Today we head inland to uncover some of the flavours of Corfu. We shall depart from our hotel and head to Ropa Valley, where we shall visit Theotoky Estate, with over 300 acres of land coated in vineyards and olive groves! Here we shall have a tour of the winery and learn about the process of the wine and olive oil production. Following from this we shall sample the fruits of their labour! After our time here, we shall continue our tasting tour, as we head to a local honey producer. This family run business prides itself on respecting nature and creating tempting produce from this. Learn about the process behind making honey before getting to try some of this sweet treat. Following on from this, we shall visit Kaiser’s Throne – this panoramic view of the island was built by Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany to admire his domains and to overlook Europe of which he wanted to conquer in the First World War. Finally, we shall make a stop at Pelekas, a typically Greek village, brimming with great food, friendly locals and quaint houses.

Breakfast included. Overnight in Kontokali.

Saturday 15th June

As with any Greek Island, Corfu is a beach lovers haven. All across this magnificent island, an abundance of beautiful beaches can be found, each offering a little something different. Head to Dassia Bay if you’re looking for a more secluded beach, surrounded by the lush greenery that Corfu is known for. For crystal clear waters and white sand beaches, head to Agios Ioannis Peristeron beach or Issos beach. Or venture to Canal D’amour Sidari, which is said to have mythical powers and all those partners who swim together soon marry and have a happy life!

Breakfast included. Overnight in Kontokali.

Sunday 16th June

No trip to a Greek island would be complete without venturing offshore and experiencing the true natural beauty on the water. Today we depart from Palaiokastritsa, where we board traditional boats and set sail across the waters! We’ll journey across the dazzling azure waters and feel the refreshing splash of the waves. After we have travelled along the breathtaking coastlines, we shall arrive at Paradise Beach. Here we shall have some free time to relax on this pristine beach, which is only reachable via boat. Take some time to admire the sheer beauty of this cove, with turquoise waters contrasted against the stark and bold coastline. Here we shall enjoy a picnic lunch together before returning to the mainland. *

*Please note that Paradise beach is not accessible to the masses, this means that there will be no facilities such as shops etc. Please make sure to take enough water/sun protection etc to last your morning here.

Breakfast included. Overnight in Kontokali.

Monday 17th June

Today enjoy one last day in this Mediterranean paradise. Head back to Corfu Old Town to sample more of the culinary delights on offer or you may like to visit the famed restaurant 7th Heaven for cocktails overlooking the Ionian Sea, for a truly unforgettable last night in Corfu.

Breakfast included. Overnight in Kontokali.

Tuesday 18th June

Sadly, our week on this charming island has come to an end and today we make our way back home.

Breakfast included.

Single supplement – £250