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Blue Caves: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Corfu Island: Antipaxos & Paxos Blue Caves Boat Cruise

1. From Corfu Island: Antipaxos & Paxos Blue Caves Boat Cruise

Visit 2 of Greece's most iconic islands on a cruise trip from Corfu Island to Paxos and Antipaxos. Visit the Blue Caves with live narration from your guide, a swimming stop at Mesovrika Beach, and free time to explore the village of Lakka. Upgrade to include hotel transfers from Corfu. Get stunning views of the Venetian castles in the Old Town of Corfu as you set sail and head south along the Kanoni Peninsula. Pass the palace of Mon Repo and the towns of Perama, Benitses, and Kavos as you sail toward Cape Asprokavos. Get a magnificent view of the olive and cypress trees that cover Paxos, formed when Poseidon severed the tip of Corfu with his trident to create an idyllic retreat for Amphitrite - according to legend. Reach the unspoiled northern side of Paxos and enter the natural bay of Lakka. Stroll the narrow streets of the traditional village, or take a short walk to the beaches to swim and sunbathe. Then, sail along the west coast of Paxos and enter the Blue Caves, where monk seals have taken up residence. Next, cruise to the small island of Antipaxos to swim off Mesovrika Beach. Sail along the east coast of Paxos and get great views of the small islands of Skaltsonisi and Mongonisi as you make your way back to Corfu.

From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves

2. From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves

Sail from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for wine and picturesque beaches. Travel into the historical rock caves and admire the beautiful scenery. On this full-day cruise you’ll stop at the island of Antipaxos, which has one of the most stunning beaches in the Mediterranean. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast, providing a contrast with the crystal blue water, then visit the Blue Caves. Enjoy a swim when you stop in Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Make the most of your free time to explore the small town. Shop at the souvenir stores, grab some lunch or cool down with an ice cream.

From Parga: Full-Day Cruise to Paxi Islands & the Blue Caves

3. From Parga: Full-Day Cruise to Paxi Islands & the Blue Caves

Begin your boat trip at 10 AM from the port of Parga. After 1 hour and 10 minutes, arrive at Antipaxos island where the boat stops near the beach, one of the most acclaimed in the Mediterranean Sea. Swim in a breathtaking natural bay, snorkel in the incredibly clear water, for 45 min and gaze at the luxurious sailing yachts. Continue your journey past Kamara and Ortholitho to explore the western side of the island, which is inaccessible from land. Marvel at the incredible shapes and colors of the steep cliffs, and see enormous caves and occasionally dolphins passing by. Here, have the opportunity to swim in the Blue Caves for 40 minutes. Then, cruise to the east toward the capital of Paxi island, Gaios. Once there, enjoy 2.5 hours of free time to explore, shop, and eat in this secluded paradise that is characteristic of the Ionian Islands. Admire Gaios' charming architecture, and even swim again in one of the closest bays. At around 6 PM, the boat will bring you back to Parga.

Gouvia: Corfu Island Sailing Trip with Lunch and Soft Drinks

4. Gouvia: Corfu Island Sailing Trip with Lunch and Soft Drinks

Board a yacht in Gouvia, just north of Corfu Town, and get ready for a half-day of fun and relaxation on the Ionian Sea. Swim and snorkel, soak up the sun, and enjoy food and drinks served on board. Set off from the Gouvia Marina and travel northeast. The first stop on this sailing adventure will be at the crystal clear waters of Barbati Beach. Then, continue up the coast to Gialiskari Beach where you can enjoy snorkeling, swimming, and cliff diving. After this, your skipper will serve sandwiches, fruit, and drinks. On the way back, stop to visit the blue cave and take the chance to explore it before returning to the starting point of the tour.

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Boat Tour

5. From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Boat Tour

Travel from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for beautiful scenery and picturesque beaches. Admire the stunning rock caves and enjoy some time on the islands for exploration and swimming. Start with pickup from your hotel in the southern part of Corfu, before boarding the boat. Cruise first to the island of Antipaxos, and visit Voutoumi Beach, one of the most spectacular in the area. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast contrasting with the crystal blue water, and then visit the Blue Cave located along the coast. Head next to the town of Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Enjoy some free time to explore the charming town, and browse for souvenirs in the many shops and stores. Afterward, relax on the return journey back to Corfu.

From Corfu: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Day Trip by Boat

6. From Corfu: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Day Trip by Boat

Paxi and Antipaxi are two of the twenty most beautiful islands in the world, situated in the Ionian Sea. Your trip starts from the port of Corfu - south hotels depart from the port of Lefkimi. The boat trip takes you past the Bay of Garitsa, Mon Repos Palace (birthplace of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and the Mouse Island (Pontikonisi). As you approach the canal between Corfu and Paxi, the first impressions will exceed your expectations. The picture of the narrow channel between Paxi and the island of Saint Nikolaos is one of the most beautiful in the Ionian Sea. First, you will visit the enchanting island of Antipaxi (no visit of the island, stop near the shore for swimming) , with its exotic beaches. Here you can enjoy the crystal-clear sea and the white golden beach for more than an hour. After the island of Antipaxos, our journey takes us to the blue caves, if the weather permits. You will be impressed by the beautiful colors of the water, from light blue to turquoise and emerald green. After this unique and unforgettable experience, we continue to the island of Paxi. Here you have enough time to stroll through the narrow streets or enjoy a coffee with a view of the island of Saint Nikolaus or the coasts of mainland Greece. After this unforgettable day you will return to Corfu.

Corfu: Paxos Island Full-Day Cruise with Blue Caves

7. Corfu: Paxos Island Full-Day Cruise with Blue Caves

Climb onboard a vessel equipped with a bar as you get ready to take in the beauty of Paxos Island. Relax as you make the journey with stops including at Paradise Beach. Depart from Corfu Port with a unique view of the Old Town among the two Venetian fortresses. Head south to see the Kanoni peninsula and the palace of Mon Repos. Approach the channel between Corfu and Paxos, and admire the green island of Paxos covered with olive and cypress trees. Enter the breathtaking Blue Caves, with their scenic clear emerald blue waters. Depart from the caves and arrive at the small island of Antipaxos. Swim and snorkel in the crystal waters of ‘’Paradise Beach’’ (Voutoumi) before returning to Paxos. Explore an island whose up-market reputation sees millionaire yachts anchor alongside local fishing boats. Moor close to the center of Gaios village and walk through the wonderful narrow streets.

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa Swimming and Afionas Sunset Tour

8. Corfu: Palaiokastritsa Swimming and Afionas Sunset Tour

Explore Palaiokastritsa, one of the most famous seaside villages in Corfu! This relaxing afternoon tour will take you to the heart of the island's west coast, where you can discover its hidden gems at your own pace. Enjoy the island's breathtaking natural beauty. Unwind and bathe in the crystal-clear waters of Palaiokastritsa, a breathtaking gem on Corfu's west coast. Embark on a boat tour to explore the magical caves that are inaccessible by road, such as the Cave of Nausica, the Blue Eye, and the Blue Caves. Marvel at the marine paradise with emerald-green waters, coral reefs, and colorful fish. Savor the local cuisine and renowned wines. Purchase souvenirs from the shops before departing. Soak up one of the most traditional villages on the island, rich in history and beauty. Afionas is one of the oldest settlements on Corfu and is believed to have been named after the local grape variety. Explore the historical village, where archaeological evidence suggests that the village was first inhabited in the 6th century BC. Take a stroll through the stone paths (kadounia) of Afionas, where bougainvillea and jasmine cascade over whitewashed walls, and the air is filled with the briny scent of the sea. Snap a photo of the old mansions, which have stood the test of time, and visit the church of Agios Ioannis Lampataro, built in 1636. Bask in the magic of the sunset as you sit on a bench and watch the sun sink below the Ionian Sea. Admire the sky, ablaze with color, from fiery reds and oranges to gentle pinks and purples.

Corfu: Full-Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, and Blue Caves

9. Corfu: Full-Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, and Blue Caves

Get picked up from your hotel and depart from the harbor of Corfu. Enjoy views of the charming old town among the two Venetian fortresses. Head towards the south of Corfu and see the Kanoni Peninsula and the Palace of Mon Repos where Prince Phillip was born. Pass by the tourist resorts of Perama and Benitses, as well as the village of Kavos. See the Cape of Asprokavos, which is the southern point of Corfu island. As you approach the channel between Corfu and Paxos, see the green island of Paxos covered with olives and Cyprus trees. During the passage, see the beautiful port of Lakka. Continue sailing south along the west coast of Paxos Island, enjoying the impressive rocky coastline and the unique white sandy beaches. Then, enter the breathtaking sea caves and admire the clear blue waters. Depart from the caves and arrive at the small island of Antipaxos with its sandy blue water coves. Here, have the opportunity to swim in the crystal waters of Paradise Beach. Return to Paxos and enter the narrow channel which leads to the picturesque port of Gaios village. See breathtaking views of the islands of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos. Moor close to the center of Gaios village where you can easily walk through the wonderful narrow streets and enjoy your lunch at one of the traditional taverns. Get dropped off back at your hotel on Corfu at the end of the tour.

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa, Mouse Island, and Old Town Tour

10. Corfu: Palaiokastritsa, Mouse Island, and Old Town Tour

This tour takes in the most beautiful landscapes in the North West of Corfu, with a blend of sea and mountain. Paleokastritsa, with its crystal clear waters, hilly landscape and sea caves, is believed to be the place where the shipwrecked Ulysses got washed ashore, bringing greek mythology to life. At this stop, you have free time to spend as you choose; walk around, enjoy the sea, visit the 13th century greek orthodox monastery or join an optional boat tour of the Blue Caves and bays. Then the tour will take you to peninsula of Kanoni, where the ancient town of Corfu was located, and we stop to see the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu. The tour ends at Old Town of Corfu which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. It is like an open air museum where one visibly distinguishes Italian and British architectural influences. In truth, all those who visited the island left traces of their passage, which we get to explore within the maze of the town’s narrow streets.

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Blue Caves: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Corfu Island: Antipaxos & Paxos Blue Caves Boat Cruise

From Corfu Island: Antipaxos & Paxos Blue Caves Boat Cruise

Visit 2 of Greece's most iconic islands on a cruise trip from Corfu Island to Paxos and Antipaxos. Visit the Blue Caves with live narration from your guide, a swimming stop at Mesovrika Beach, and free time to explore the village of Lakka. Upgrade to include hotel transfers from Corfu. Get stunning views of the Venetian castles in the Old Town of Corfu as you set sail and head south along the Kanoni Peninsula. Pass the palace of Mon Repo and the towns of Perama, Benitses, and Kavos as you sail toward Cape Asprokavos. Get a magnificent view of the olive and cypress trees that cover Paxos, formed when Poseidon severed the tip of Corfu with his trident to create an idyllic retreat for Amphitrite - according to legend. Reach the unspoiled northern side of Paxos and enter the natural bay of Lakka. Stroll the narrow streets of the traditional village, or take a short walk to the beaches to swim and sunbathe. Then, sail along the west coast of Paxos and enter the Blue Caves, where monk seals have taken up residence. Next, cruise to the small island of Antipaxos to swim off Mesovrika Beach. Sail along the east coast of Paxos and get great views of the small islands of Skaltsonisi and Mongonisi as you make your way back to Corfu.

From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves

From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves

Sail from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for wine and picturesque beaches. Travel into the historical rock caves and admire the beautiful scenery. On this full-day cruise you’ll stop at the island of Antipaxos, which has one of the most stunning beaches in the Mediterranean. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast, providing a contrast with the crystal blue water, then visit the Blue Caves. Enjoy a swim when you stop in Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Make the most of your free time to explore the small town. Shop at the souvenir stores, grab some lunch or cool down with an ice cream.

From Parga: Full-Day Cruise to Paxi Islands & the Blue Caves

From Parga: Full-Day Cruise to Paxi Islands & the Blue Caves

Begin your boat trip at 10 AM from the port of Parga. After 1 hour and 10 minutes, arrive at Antipaxos island where the boat stops near the beach, one of the most acclaimed in the Mediterranean Sea. Swim in a breathtaking natural bay, snorkel in the incredibly clear water, for 45 min and gaze at the luxurious sailing yachts. Continue your journey past Kamara and Ortholitho to explore the western side of the island, which is inaccessible from land. Marvel at the incredible shapes and colors of the steep cliffs, and see enormous caves and occasionally dolphins passing by. Here, have the opportunity to swim in the Blue Caves for 40 minutes. Then, cruise to the east toward the capital of Paxi island, Gaios. Once there, enjoy 2.5 hours of free time to explore, shop, and eat in this secluded paradise that is characteristic of the Ionian Islands. Admire Gaios' charming architecture, and even swim again in one of the closest bays. At around 6 PM, the boat will bring you back to Parga.

Gouvia: Corfu Island Sailing Trip with Lunch and Soft Drinks

Gouvia: Corfu Island Sailing Trip with Lunch and Soft Drinks

Board a yacht in Gouvia, just north of Corfu Town, and get ready for a half-day of fun and relaxation on the Ionian Sea. Swim and snorkel, soak up the sun, and enjoy food and drinks served on board. Set off from the Gouvia Marina and travel northeast. The first stop on this sailing adventure will be at the crystal clear waters of Barbati Beach. Then, continue up the coast to Gialiskari Beach where you can enjoy snorkeling, swimming, and cliff diving. After this, your skipper will serve sandwiches, fruit, and drinks. On the way back, stop to visit the blue cave and take the chance to explore it before returning to the starting point of the tour.

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Boat Tour

From Lefkimmi: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Boat Tour

Travel from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for beautiful scenery and picturesque beaches. Admire the stunning rock caves and enjoy some time on the islands for exploration and swimming. Start with pickup from your hotel in the southern part of Corfu, before boarding the boat. Cruise first to the island of Antipaxos, and visit Voutoumi Beach, one of the most spectacular in the area. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast contrasting with the crystal blue water, and then visit the Blue Cave located along the coast. Head next to the town of Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Enjoy some free time to explore the charming town, and browse for souvenirs in the many shops and stores. Afterward, relax on the return journey back to Corfu.

From Corfu: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Day Trip by Boat

From Corfu: Paxos, Antipaxos & Blue Caves Day Trip by Boat

Paxi and Antipaxi are two of the twenty most beautiful islands in the world, situated in the Ionian Sea. Your trip starts from the port of Corfu - south hotels depart from the port of Lefkimi. The boat trip takes you past the Bay of Garitsa, Mon Repos Palace (birthplace of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and the Mouse Island (Pontikonisi). As you approach the canal between Corfu and Paxi, the first impressions will exceed your expectations. The picture of the narrow channel between Paxi and the island of Saint Nikolaos is one of the most beautiful in the Ionian Sea. First, you will visit the enchanting island of Antipaxi (no visit of the island, stop near the shore for swimming) , with its exotic beaches. Here you can enjoy the crystal-clear sea and the white golden beach for more than an hour. After the island of Antipaxos, our journey takes us to the blue caves, if the weather permits. You will be impressed by the beautiful colors of the water, from light blue to turquoise and emerald green. After this unique and unforgettable experience, we continue to the island of Paxi. Here you have enough time to stroll through the narrow streets or enjoy a coffee with a view of the island of Saint Nikolaus or the coasts of mainland Greece. After this unforgettable day you will return to Corfu.

Corfu: Paxos Island Full-Day Cruise with Blue Caves

Corfu: Paxos Island Full-Day Cruise with Blue Caves

Climb onboard a vessel equipped with a bar as you get ready to take in the beauty of Paxos Island. Relax as you make the journey with stops including at Paradise Beach. Depart from Corfu Port with a unique view of the Old Town among the two Venetian fortresses. Head south to see the Kanoni peninsula and the palace of Mon Repos. Approach the channel between Corfu and Paxos, and admire the green island of Paxos covered with olive and cypress trees. Enter the breathtaking Blue Caves, with their scenic clear emerald blue waters. Depart from the caves and arrive at the small island of Antipaxos. Swim and snorkel in the crystal waters of ‘’Paradise Beach’’ (Voutoumi) before returning to Paxos. Explore an island whose up-market reputation sees millionaire yachts anchor alongside local fishing boats. Moor close to the center of Gaios village and walk through the wonderful narrow streets.

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa Swimming and Afionas Sunset Tour

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa Swimming and Afionas Sunset Tour

Explore Palaiokastritsa, one of the most famous seaside villages in Corfu! This relaxing afternoon tour will take you to the heart of the island's west coast, where you can discover its hidden gems at your own pace. Enjoy the island's breathtaking natural beauty. Unwind and bathe in the crystal-clear waters of Palaiokastritsa, a breathtaking gem on Corfu's west coast. Embark on a boat tour to explore the magical caves that are inaccessible by road, such as the Cave of Nausica, the Blue Eye, and the Blue Caves. Marvel at the marine paradise with emerald-green waters, coral reefs, and colorful fish. Savor the local cuisine and renowned wines. Purchase souvenirs from the shops before departing. Soak up one of the most traditional villages on the island, rich in history and beauty. Afionas is one of the oldest settlements on Corfu and is believed to have been named after the local grape variety. Explore the historical village, where archaeological evidence suggests that the village was first inhabited in the 6th century BC. Take a stroll through the stone paths (kadounia) of Afionas, where bougainvillea and jasmine cascade over whitewashed walls, and the air is filled with the briny scent of the sea. Snap a photo of the old mansions, which have stood the test of time, and visit the church of Agios Ioannis Lampataro, built in 1636. Bask in the magic of the sunset as you sit on a bench and watch the sun sink below the Ionian Sea. Admire the sky, ablaze with color, from fiery reds and oranges to gentle pinks and purples.

Corfu: Full-Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, and Blue Caves

Corfu: Full-Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, and Blue Caves

Get picked up from your hotel and depart from the harbor of Corfu. Enjoy views of the charming old town among the two Venetian fortresses. Head towards the south of Corfu and see the Kanoni Peninsula and the Palace of Mon Repos where Prince Phillip was born. Pass by the tourist resorts of Perama and Benitses, as well as the village of Kavos. See the Cape of Asprokavos, which is the southern point of Corfu island. As you approach the channel between Corfu and Paxos, see the green island of Paxos covered with olives and Cyprus trees. During the passage, see the beautiful port of Lakka. Continue sailing south along the west coast of Paxos Island, enjoying the impressive rocky coastline and the unique white sandy beaches. Then, enter the breathtaking sea caves and admire the clear blue waters. Depart from the caves and arrive at the small island of Antipaxos with its sandy blue water coves. Here, have the opportunity to swim in the crystal waters of Paradise Beach. Return to Paxos and enter the narrow channel which leads to the picturesque port of Gaios village. See breathtaking views of the islands of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos. Moor close to the center of Gaios village where you can easily walk through the wonderful narrow streets and enjoy your lunch at one of the traditional taverns. Get dropped off back at your hotel on Corfu at the end of the tour.

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa, Mouse Island, and Old Town Tour

Corfu: Palaiokastritsa, Mouse Island, and Old Town Tour

This tour takes in the most beautiful landscapes in the North West of Corfu, with a blend of sea and mountain. Paleokastritsa, with its crystal clear waters, hilly landscape and sea caves, is believed to be the place where the shipwrecked Ulysses got washed ashore, bringing greek mythology to life. At this stop, you have free time to spend as you choose; walk around, enjoy the sea, visit the 13th century greek orthodox monastery or join an optional boat tour of the Blue Caves and bays. Then the tour will take you to peninsula of Kanoni, where the ancient town of Corfu was located, and we stop to see the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu. The tour ends at Old Town of Corfu which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. It is like an open air museum where one visibly distinguishes Italian and British architectural influences. In truth, all those who visited the island left traces of their passage, which we get to explore within the maze of the town’s narrow streets.

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