Experience the Best of Corfu on this Full-day Private Tour taking you around all Corfu’s must-see attractions in just one day! Explore the imposing Achillion Palace with its exquisite gardens and impressive marble statues and discover the world-famous coastline of Paleokastritsa, renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty. Finish the day with a visit to the incredibly charming UNESCO-listed Corfu Town where you will have the chance to visit its top landmarks. This tour is ideal for both first-time visitors and cruise ship passengers who want to make the most of their limited time in Corfu!
DURATION 7.5 hour
LOCATION Corfu, Greece
After a pick up from your hotel or Corfu port, board your private, air-conditioned vehicle and embark on a full-day Corfu Private Tour to discover the history, culture and natural beauty of the island!
Head first to the impressive Achillion Palace, built by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria - Princess Sissi - in honour of Achilles, one of the greatest heroes of Greek mythology ! Constructed to a light, airy neo-classical design and surrounded by impressive gardens, Sissi’s Greek palace was her escape from the oppressive court life of Austria and personal tragedy after the death of her beloved son. Explore the captivating story of the "Sad Empress" as you observe the lavish furnishings, priceless paintings and her personal belongings. Wander through the fabulous gardens and admire the plethora of Greek historical figures statues, including the famous ''Achilles dying'' and "Achilles Triumphant''.
Continue your tour with a visit to the world-famous Paleokastritsa. Its unique natural beauty - combining crystal clear, emerald waters, lush green scenery and imposing rocky cliffs - will remain etched in your memory long after you leave. Take a boat trip to explore the breathtaking caves, visit the charming 13th-century monastery, with its delightful courtyard or enjoy a relaxing swim in the beautiful bay with its stunning backdrop of verdant hills. Hop back on your air-conditioned vehicle and relax as you drive to your next stop, the UNESCO World Heritage of Corfu Town!
Roam the atmospheric Kantounia (winding, cobbled alleyways in Corfiot dialect) in the historical centre of Corfu Town and witness the Venetian, French and British architecture. Stroll through Spianada Square and admire the Venetian Fortress, the Old Town Hall, and the typical arcades of the French-designed Liston, built based on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris. Visit the 300-year-old St. Spyridon Church where Corfu's patron saint relics are housed and pass by the impressive Royal Palace of St. Michael and St. George, built of yellow Maltese stone by the first British Commissioner of the island in the 19th century. Take time to pick your favorite, local products from the plethora of souvenir shops and round off the day with a freshly-brewed coffee or a delicious, Corfiot meal in one of the quaint cafés and restaurants in the heart of the Old Town.
By the end of your tour, you will have experienced the best of Corfu! Your Corfu Private Tour ends with a comfortable drop off back to your hotel or cruise ship in good time for your departure!
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