San Stefano Travel
San Stefano Excursions
Here at San Stefano Travel, the health and safety of our customers and staff continues to be our top priority.
With this as our key focus, we’ve assessed all of the evolving factors we’re faced with during these uncertain times and have decided to offer, due to popular demand, a selection of small group tailor-made excursions on our modern air conditioned minibus, as an alternative to cater for those wanting to visit destinations in small groups; this is perfect for families or groups of friends traveling together.
With our years of experience, we have handpicked a selection of trips for you to choose from or create your own itinerary and visit the places you really want to see.
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Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information
- Every Thursday 16:00-23:00 (€15)
Pick up points: Baras, Peros Hotel, Kapetianos, Romanza Hotel, Church
Visit the heart of paradise where you can shop in the narrow streets or sit and watch the world go by whilst having a coffee on the cosmopolitan Liston. The two Venetian fortresses are open for visitors and you can also visit the church of St. Spiridon, the Island’s Patron Saint. Enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants and grill rooms. Shop ‘til you drop or just stroll around taking in the wonderful sights and relaxing atmosphere.
Kanoni, Mouse island & Mon Repo trip
Explore some of Corfu islands most photographed spots at your own pace. Take in the beautiful view of Mouse Island, one of Corfu’s landmarks, enjoy the spectacular gardens of Mon Repos which was one Prince Philips residence and finally discover the charming streets and landmarks of Corfu Old Town.
The tour will begin on the peninsula of Kanoni, which will give you a spectacular view of Mouse Island, so don’t forget to take your camera! There are two cafeterias where you will hopefully be lucky enough to see an aeroplane take off or land right over your head, as the runway is located right by Mouse Island.
Next, the minibus will drop you off at the Mon Repos entrance and leave you to enjoy the rest of the day, where you can take a leisurely walk through the extensive and incredibly beautiful gardens of the palace of Mon Repos, which are flourished with archaeological remains, rare trees and plants endemic to the Mediterranean. Discover the palace where Prince Philip was born, which was built in 1864 and has since been restored to a great museum that hosts many Ionian treasures. Lastly, take a cooling dip off the jetty, in the clear blue waters off Mon Repos beach.
Make your own way along the coast towards Corfu Old Town, discovering its famous historical sites and hidden charms as you walk. First you will pass the Anemomylos Windmill, which has been reconstructed and repaired to represent a traditional windmill that would have once been used by the town, here you can stop for a refreshing drink and stroll along the small promenade with cobbled stones offering a beautiful view of the bay and Old Fort. Continue along Garitsa Bay, one of the most picturesque parts of town, where there is a wide selection of restaurants overlooking the Old Fort. On your Left, you will see one of Corfu’s oldest hotels, the Corfu Palace, which has appeared on a number of movies such as James Bond. Once you arrive in Corfu town, spend time to marvel at the fascinating architecture and charming narrow streets as you shop for souvenirs, or get a taste of local life by grabbing a coffee at the famous Liston Square. Finally, make your way towards The Old Harbour where your minibus will be waiting for you.
Alternatively, you could catch the public blue bus from Mon Repo to the Liston Square, there are several buses that run during the day, the journey takes around 10minutes and the buses are around every 20minutes.
Duration: 8 hours
Achilleon Palace, Kanoni and Corfu Town
Are you looking to explore some of the highlights Corfu has to offer? Visit the famous Achilleon Palace which will take you back in history to when it was inhabited by the Empress of Austria. Capture the famous views of Mouse Island, one of Corfu’s famous landmarks where a photo is a must! Discover the vibrant atmosphere of Corfu Town, while walking the charming streets and admiring the beautiful architecture.
Start your tour with a visit to the impressive Achilleon Palace, where you can learn about the fascinating story of Princess Sissi, while admiring impressive furnishings, artwork and belongings. The Palace is located in the village of Gastouri, around 10km south of Corfu Town, it was built in 1890 as a summer retreat for the Empress of Austria, who named it after her admiration for ancient Greek legends. Her favourite was Achilles, who she dedicated the palace to, in his honour. You will notice statues of important Greek figures as you explore the impressive landscaped gardens, which makes for a truly mythical setting.
Next, relax on the journey as you head to your next stop, Kanoni to view the iconic landmark of Mouse Island – one of Corfu’s most photographed spots, so don’t forget to bring along your camera! Enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the cafeterias, while taking in the beauty of your surroundings and hopefully be lucky enough to see an aeroplane take off or land right over your head, as the airport runway is located by Mouse Island.
Finally, explore the quaint narrow streets of Corfu Town, marvel at the fascinating architecture with distinctive Venition influence and get a taste of local life by watching the world go by whilst enjoying a coffee at the famous Liston Square. Don’t forget there are plenty of other sights to be seen around the town, including the Old Fortress.
Duration: 8 hours
Theotoky, Paleokastritsa and Bella Vista
Are you fascinated with the idea of combining an informative sightseeing tour with an authentic Corfu wine tasting experience? Explore the beauty of Paleokastritsa with its lush greenery and crystal clear waters, visit the Theotoky Estate to experience how the wine is produced, and of course to taste it! Visit Bella Vista, a typical Corfiot village, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink while admiring the picturesque view over Paleokastritsa bay.
The tour will begin with a visit to Theotoky Estate, one of the oldest wineries on the island, where you can experience how the famous Theotoky wine is produced and have the opportunity to participate in the tasting of their products. The estate compromises of more than 300 acres, which are covered in pine trees, olive groves and vineyards. The Estate is one of the most ecological and peaceful spots on Corfu. You can also enjoy some of their organic extra virgin oil and their home grown olives. There is a small shop where you can purchase any of the items that you enjoyed.
Next, visit the famous costline of Paleokastritsa, which has long been considered one of the most beautiful villages on Corfu. It is renowned for its natural beauty and shimmering, crystal waters. Firstly, the minibus will take you to the 13th century monastery, where you will feel as though you have stepped back in time as you explore the beautiful old church and gaze out at the spectacular sea view. Then, moving on to the bay, you can enjoy a cooling swim off the beautiful beach and stop for lunch at one of the many tavernas.
Finally, stop at Bella Vista to enjoy the breathtaking views of Paleokastrista and its love heart bay.
Duration: 6 hours
North East Corfu trip
Have you ever wondered what the North East coast has to offer? Take a trip to discover the unique landscapes and charming villages. Visit the rock formations of Cape Drastis, walk the charming streets of Kassiopi and relax with the breathtaking views on the way to Kalami, the village which made Lawrence Durrell fall in love with Corfu.
First, the minibus will take you for a photo stop at one of Corfu’s unique natural landscapes, Cape Drastis, which is located in the village of Peroulades. You will notice the impressive formations and the blue waters which are nestled in a lush green landscape.
Enjoy a refreshment in the charming village of Kassiopi, where you can enjoy panoramic views over Albania. The village is considered one of the most beautiful villages of Corfu, which was once a traditional finishing village.
Sit back, relax and take in the breathtaking views of the North East Coast whilst on the way to Kalami, which is home to the Durrells summer house. Stop to enjoy a spot of lunch, whilst admiring the natural landscape and its unique rock formations with olives groves that touch the sea.
Finally, on your return drive through the scenic, traditional inland villages which are filled with history and character.
Duration: 6 hours
Cultural villages and traditional life
This tradition village tour begins in the unspoiled, picturesque village of Agrafi, offering you the chance to experience what true traditional life is really like. The next destination is Nymfes, where you can enjoy the mythical waterfall and its surroundings, then onto the village square where you can enjoy a traditional lunch in the local taverna.
First stop is to the unspoiled listed traditional village of Agrafi – which has a population of under 400 people! Nestled up high at an altitude of 90meters – with panoramic views of the valley and the sea, take a leisurely stroll to admire the scenic views and floral displays, then take a break to soak up the traditional atmosphere in the local coffee shop.
Then onto Nymfes waterfall, which is located just 2km outside of the village surrounded by rich green vegetation. The waterfall is more than 10 meters high and falls into a magical green revine below. Walk down the wooden steps to admire the mythical waterfall and its surroundings. Legend has it that the Nymfes (a mythical word for faries), which gave the village its name, bathed in the emerald waters. Now you’ve worked up an appetite, the minibus will take you into the village square where there is a small taverna where you can enjoy the hospitality of the locals. After your lunch, take some time to appreciate the many old houses built in a traditional style. Before you head back, stop to fill up your water bottle with the refreshing water from the natural running springs.
*Please note, in the height out the summer, there may be some occasions where the water flow has become dry.