Highlights of Corfu Full day Tour
This full-day tour offers the best of Corfu, from visits to a monastery and palace, to a stroll on a beach. Take in some of the finest scenery in the Mediterranean and explore Corfu on a guided walk.
Achilleion Palace palace was designed and built for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Tour the palace and stroll the formal Italian garden with its trees and statuary. After the Empress´ assassination in 1898, Kaiser Wilhelm II owned the palace.
Tour Itinerary – Highlights Of Corfu Full day Tour
This neo-classical palace was designed and built for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Tour the palace and stroll the formal Italian garden with its trees and statuary. After the Empress´ assassination in 1898, Kaiser Wilhelm II owned the palace.
Monastery of the Virgin Mary
Inside you find gleaming whitewashed walls and you will pass lemon trees and a carefully tended flower garden on the way to the chapel which has a fine collection of icons and religious paintings. The monastery inhabited by monks, was founded in 1288, but the present day complex was erected in the 18th century and offers unrivalled views of the area.
Best seen on foot, the old town is a mixture of the medieval and the modern. The old and new fortresses bear the insignia of the Venetian Republic. During your guided tour of Old Corfu Town you will see the Esplanade, planted with palms and eucalyptus by the French, see the English cricket pitch, view the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, now a museum but once home to Corfu´s British rulers, and wander along the narrow streets and small plazas. Free time will be given to further explore the charming town on your own
Tour Price Includes
Pick up from/to hotel or Port. Professional English speaking tour guide, Entrance fees, air-conditioned non-smoking vehicles. Lunch (only on full day tours).
Tour Price Does not Includes
Personal expenses, Beverages, tip to driver and guide
Special Notes – Highlights Of Corfu Full day Tour
Shorts are not permitted at the monastery; women are also required to have their shoulders covered. Anticipate a few steps to visit the Achilleion Palace, also two staircases without handrails to visit its gardens.
The old town of Corfu will be explored on foot over level terrain and streets – those with physical limitations should consider this. Flash photos are not permitted inside the church at the monastery.