30/05 - The Best of Corfu with Lunch (private tour)

The AUTEX2017 Excursion of The Best of Corfu with Lunch


Architecture, Cultural, Religious, Shopping
Walking Tour, Lunch, Family Friendly
Half Day (5 hours)
50 €



Tour Description

The first stop will be made at the distillery of a local specialty, Koum Kouat. There you will enjoy a guided visit, learn lot of the production of Koum Kouat, have a liqueur tasting and for those you wish, you can buy local products made by this rare small fruit.

Your next stop will be famous Paleokastritsa which is also known as “Corfu’s Capri”: a natural harbor with a sandy beach that is entirely protected by a rocky cliff. According to mythology, Ulysses was shipwrecked here and arrived at this bay, where he met Nausica.

You will stop briefly at the Monastery of the Holy Virgin and have some free time at the Paleokastritsa beach where optionally you can have a boat trip and explore the caves or just enjoy swimming at its crystal clear blue-green sea water.

Driving to Makrades, you will stop at the picturesque Lakones Village where you will have the chance to admire the amazing view of the Adriatic Sea while taking photos. You will enjoy lunch in a traditional restaurant offering Greek specialties at Makrades Village.



 See:  Several Traditional Villages & Countryside along the route, Paleokastritsa

 Visit:  Virgin Mary Monastery, Lakones & Makrades Villages, Koum Kouat Distillery

Bay of Paleokastritsa beach


The entrance of the Holy Virgin Monastery at Paleokastritsa


  • All entrance fees (except of boat trip to the caves that is optional and paid locally)
  • Lunch Menu at Makrades Village
  • Transportation by deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle, late-model (bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)
  • Professional driver
  • Insurance cover during transfers by vehicle
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • All taxes
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7



   10:00        30 min       Depart Kanoni, drive to Koum Kouat destillery   
   10:30        20 min       Visit Koum Kouat destillery   
   10:50        20 min       Depart distillery, drive to Paleokastritsa Monastery **   
   11:10        20 min       Visit Virgin Mary Monastery   
   11:30        60 min       Free time at Paleokastritsa Beach   
   12:30        20 min       Depart Paleokastritsa, drive to Lakones Village   
   12:50        15 min       Photo Stop to Lakones   
   13:05        10 min       Depart Lakones, drive to Makrades   
   13:15        60 min       Lunch in Makrades in a traditional Greek Tavern   
   14:15        45 min       Depart Makrades, drive to Kanoni   

* Tour order may vary

** Optional boat tour to Blue caves

Sunset light on Lakones village


Colorful street in Makrades village


  • Please remember that the excursions are organized during the conference time for accompanying persons only
  • Virgin Mary Monastery - no shorts, skirts and hat. Shoulders should be covered
  • Guests in a foldable wheelchair can take part in this tour though there will be limitations in visiting Virgin Mary Monastery where is required climbing 15 steps
  • There are cobblestones in old Corfu Town


The cost to participate in all the excursions is 130€