Corfu HighligtsPaleokastritsa-Achillion-Corfu town , Every Tuesday, Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Our tour starts in Corfu town, where you will walk in the narrow roads of the old Venetian city. You will see the Esplanade, the handsome Palace of the British Lord High Commissioners, the old fortress Venetian streets, the church of Saint Spiridon and the old town hall. With or coach we will cross small villages half hidden among the olive groves and we will arrive to the pretty village of Gastouri which still retains some of the old world charm that inspired the Empress Elisabeth ( the legendary Sissy ) to build her dream Palace in the eighteen nineties. We walk through the romantic gardens with its many statues and flowering shrubs, which has little changed since the days when Empress Sissy roamed its paths alone. Visit the chapel within the Palace and see a collection of souvenirs connected with Elisabeth of Austria and Emperor William of Germany who bought the Achillion in 1906. Drive to the picturesque coastline of Paleokastritsa ( north west coast )where on top of the cliff, right above the beach is situated the 13th century historic monastery of Virgin Mary , which from its rocky perch offers panoramic views of the area's multiple bays. Free time for shopping or take a change for a boat trip arround the rocky bays. Later we will drive throurgh Lacokes village and we do a stop in Bella Vista for photos and lunch. You will admire the magnificent view of Paleokastritsa and its bays. Last stop in Makrades village where you can try some local products.
Remarks: On Tuseday & Saturday instead of walking tour in Corfu town there is panoramic tour by coach of Corfu town
Private tour with driver is available every day and it takes 4 hours. On private tour you will visit Paleokastitsa, Achillion Palace and you will have free time in Corfu town.
Pick up service from hotel area will be advised.