Corfu town - Kanoni - Mon Repos - Achillion - Korission Lake - Chlomos
Departure : Any time .Duration: 8hours / Start point Corfu / Pick up service from accommodation.
In Corfu town you will enjoy the elegant architecture of the Palace of Saints George and Michael, the old Town Hall, the Liston in Esplanade square, the small squares and the two Venetian fortresses. In front of the old fortress you will find the only Cricket field in Greece due to British influence. You will have the chance to stroll around its narrow streets (kantounia),visit the Saint Spiridon church. Later we visit Kanoni area where you can enjoy a cold drink while taking photos of the famous Pontikonisi ,the small island symbol of Corfu. Afterwards visit of Mon Repos Palace the place where Prince Phillip was born. Following the road to the south nearby to small villages half hidden among the olive groves arrival 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. Walk in 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.
Continuing the way to the south of the island through forests and olive groves passing through the villages of Vouniatades and Agios Matheos arrival at the Lake Korission on the south west coast of the island. Free time for swimming and lunch ( optional ). In Chlomos one of the oldest villages in Corfu and one of the most picturesque in the whole island, at altitude of 270 meters, you can enjoy a wonderful view, both towards the southern part of the island, as well as towards the eastern coastline of Corfu.
English speaking guide
Minivan 9 seater
Professional guide if selected
Entrance fees in Achillion Palace, Mon Repos