Experience the most exciting adventure in Corfu Island with the Shore Excursion to Paleokastritsa & Corfu Town, 2 of the most popular places in Corfu. Seize the opportunity to visit the charming Paleokastritsa with its crystal-clear waters and its stunning scenery. Stroll around the paved lanes of Corfu Old Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site, learn about its history, or simply relax and enjoy a flavorsome lunch accompanied by local drinks such as ouzo and tsipouro at the coziest restaurants. This tour to Paleokastritsa & Corfu Town is ideal for shore excursion visitors who want to experience Corfu Highlights! The shore excursion is also available as a private tour here.
DURATION 4.5 hour
LOCATION Corfu, Greece
Welcome to Corfu! After a convenient pickup from Corfu Cruise Port, enjoy an amazing Half-day Shore Excursion to Paleokastritsa & Corfu Old Town. Hop into your vehicle and this shore excursion will lead you through the top attractions of Corfu Island. An ideal choice for cruise ship passengers who want to catch a glimpse of Corfu’s beauty accompanied by the superior knowledge of our professional tour guides.
The worldwide known coastline of Paleokastritsa is the first stop of this shore excursion. Should it be depicted, Paleokastritsa is a naturally beautiful bay with a rocky hillside surrounded by green, transparent waters. According to the legend, Odysseus - the fascinating character of “The Odyssey” - was washed ashore in Paleokastritsa where he met Nausicaa for the first time. Experience Paleokastritsa's true beauty by marveling at the spellbinding natural beauty of this spectacular coastline and swim in the emerald waters of the stony bay. For those who seek adventure, take a boat trip to the famous caves rising above the crystal blue waters. At the hilltop, you will find the imposing 13th-century monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary, set amid colorful gardens and offering breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
Hop back on your air-conditioned vehicle and travel to your next stop; the world-famous Unesco World Heritage Site of Corfu Old Town. Wander around the quaint alleyways of the Old Town, get impressed by the magnificent edifices of elegant Italianate architecture, and uncover what makes this city so special - besides its manifold history. Stand with awe in front of the most significant landmarks of the city including the aristocratic Liston Promenade, the monumental Palace of St. Michael and St. George, the Town Hall, and the elaborately decorated St. Spyridon church, with its bell tower - the highest point in Corfu town. Pop in the local souvenir shops where you can purchase a great variety of objects - from typical local delicacies like kumquat products or extra virgin olive oil to handmade jewelry, unique artisanal products, and fashionable clothing. Following your exciting walk, sit down, relax, and take delight in a refreshing ginger beer - Corfu’s popular soft drink - or a sumptuous Corfiot meal while immersing in the city's vibrant atmosphere!
Filled with all these warm feelings, meet your guide and travel back to your cruise ship in great time for your departure. Rest guaranteed that you simply are in great hands and end your day with all great memories that you experienced in Corfu!
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