YOU CAN VISIT CORFU TOWN FROM ST.GEORGE SOUTH, TWO BUSES RUN DAILY FROM THE RESORT 10AM AND 3.15PM, THE FARE IS ABOUT 2 EURO. (OR CAR HIRE IS AVAILABLE IN THE RESORT). CORFU TOWN HAS A LONG HISTORY, AND YOU CAN SPEND HOURS WONDERING THE COBBLED STREETS OF THE OLD TOWN, OR DINE IN THE HUSSLE AND BUSTLE OF THE NEW TOWN, THEIR ARE PLENTY OF BARGAINS TO BE FOUND.
FOOD AND DRINK CAN BE EXPENSIVE IN CORFU TOWN, HOWEVER SEEK OUT THE SMALL BACK STREET TAVERNA AWAY FROM THE TOURIST SITES (YOU WILL NOTICE HOW CHEAPER THEY ARE). YOU NEED MORE THAN A DAY TO EXPLORE THE TOWN, BEWARE THE LAST BUS BACK TO THE RESORT LEAVES THE BUS STATION IN THE TOWN AT 3.30PM.
A TAXI FROM THE TOWN BACK TO ST GEORGE SOUTH WILL COST AROUND 50-60 EURO (2015)
CAPTAIN KOSTAS SAILS FROM THE RESORT 4 TIMES PER WEEK TO THE NEARBY ISLANDS OF PAXOS, ANTIPAXOS AND THE BLUE LAGOON, TICKETS ARE NORMALLY AVAILABLE FROM LOCAL AGENTS AND ARE VALUE FOR MONEY FOR A GREAT DAY OUT.
AQUALAND IS A GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT, EUROPE'S LARGEST WATER PARK IS SITUATED IN THE CENTRE OF CORFU, A MUST FOR ALL THE KIDDIES. TICKETS FOR AQUALAND ARE AVAILABLE FROM ALL THE TRAVEL AGENTS IN THE RESORT.
A walk up to Argirades village is also recommended, but allow plenty of time and wear some sensible shoes.
There are two routes up to the village. Firstly, (if going by car), take the main road out of St George (signed Argirades 4Km) up to the T junction with the main road. Turn right (south) away from
An alternative, on foot, is to take the road at the southern end of the resort just before the Kafesass fish restaurant
(signed Argirades 3km) -- follow the road up past some of the quieter apartments / small hotels and onto a dirt track through the olive groves.
This is a lovely walk but beware the heat of as it is quite steep and offers little protection from the sun.
The surrounding hills around the village make for breath taking views and cycle tours are offered which is a very popular excursion for those who want to see the raw, natural beauty of Greece. You can cycle down the olive grove littered hills and inhale the fragrant scents.
A DAY LONG COACH TOUR AROUND THE ISLAND STOPPING OFF AT ALL THE MAJOR ATTRACTIONS, INCLUDING THE ACHILLION PALACE, CORFU TOWN, PALEOKASTRITSA, WITH ITS WORKING MONESTRY AND MUCH MORE.
Tickets for all excursions are available from travel agents around the resort.