This Full-day Private Tour is a unique opportunity to discover Corfu's history, culture and breathtaking nature in only one day! Explore the imposing Achillion Palace with its beautiful gardens and impressive marble statues, visit the stunning Paleokastritsa and finish the day with a visit to the beautiful Corfu Town.
DURATION 8 hour
LOCATION Corfu, Greece
After picking you up from your hotel, your private, air-conditioned vehicle will drive you to the impressive Achillion Palace, built by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria - Princess Sissi - in honor of Achilles, Homer' s hero. Constructed to a light, airy neo-classical design and surrounded by impressive gardens, Sissi’s Greek palace was her escape from oppressive court life of Austria and personal tragedy after the death of her son. Explore the captivating story of the "Sad Empress" as you observe the lavish furnishings, the precious 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''.
We next visit the world-famous Paleokastritsa. Its unique natural beauty, with crystal clear waters and imposing rocky cliffs will remain etched in your memory long after you leave. Swim in the turquoise waters, take a boat to visit the breathtaking caves or visit the charming 13th century monastery, with its beautiful old church and gardens. Returning to your air-conditioned vehicle, relax as we drive to the beautiful Corfu Town.
Walk along the narrow streets in the historical centre and witness the Venetian, French and British architecture. Stroll through Spianada Square and admire the Venetian Fortress, the Royal Palace of St. Michael and St. George and the typical arcades of the Liston, which was built based on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris. Visit St. Spyridon Church where Corfu's patron saint relics are housed. Shop for souvenirs in the traditional little shops and drink your coffee in one of the numerous cafés and restaurants. After a day full of experiences, your tour concludes with a comfortable drop off at your hotel!
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