Shore excursion to Palaiokastritsa, Achilleion Palace and Old Town of Corfu
Choose this tour and visit the most famous sights of Corfu!
Suggested for groups of minimum 10 people and travel Agencies
When you disembark in Corfu’s Port you will start this unique tour by the escort of one of our guides.
You will pass through the island’s green countryside to arrive to one of the most famous bays in the area of Palaiokastritsa monastery. There you can admire the natural beauty since the bay consists of 6 smaller bays where you can swim in the blue crystal waters. On the top of the hill is located the monastery of Virgin Mary dated from 1225 and nowadays there is also a museum inside where you can see many byzantine icons and remnants.
Your tour continues to Achilleion Palace which was envisioned by the Empress of Austria Elisabeth. She named it Achilleion expressing her admiration to Greek mythology and the Homeric poems. There you will admire the big statue of Achilleas located in the unique exterior gardens which have plenty of trees and flowers and also visit the interior of the palace with many columns, statues, frescos and paintings which are inspired by Greek civilization.
The last remarkable stop is the Old Town of Corfu. There you will visit the Liston which is a beautiful building of Venetian Style and the Church Of Saint Spyridon who is also the Patron Saint of Corfu. After that, you can promenade to the Spaniada Square as it is the greatest in Balkans and to the beautiful Kadounia , the picturesque alleys of Corfu.
Continue your vacations to other beautiful places as you will have earned the most unforgettable images.
Duration of the tour: 5 ½ to 6 hours
Private transportation by A/C bus
Guide or escort
Entrance fees to sites and museums