in , Sidari

Corfu Shore Excursion: Private Island Tour Including Achillion Palace


, Sidari

440.68 USD

1 - 15

5 hrs


From $440.68 USD
per person

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Overview
  • When your cruise ships docks at the Port of Corfu, set off to see the island’s highlights with a private guide! Start with a visit to Achillion Palace, the former home of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and then head inside the gorgeous 13th-century Monastery of the Virgin Mary near Palaeokastritsa. After passing through Gastouri village, finish the half-day shore excursion with a visit to Corfu Town to discover the delights of St Spyridon Church.

Location
  • Around:
    • , Sidari
    • 7 KM Ethnikis Achilleiou,
    • Perama Gastouriou,
    • Parelion
    • Main Street, Perama Gastourion
    • Naufikas 41,
    • 9 Platia Ethikou Stadiou, Corfu Town Garitsa
    • Kerkiras,
    • Kaiser Bridge,
    • 15 Donzelot
    • Alykes, Potamou,
    • K. Georgaki 27,
    • Perama, Greece
    • Alykes Potamou
    • Agios Ioannis Parelion
    • Sxerias 6, \
    • Corfu, Greece,
    • Nafsikas Str 2,
    • National Road,
    • Korfu Greece,
    • 12-14 Markora Gerassimou,
    • _. Zavitsianou 11,
    • 48 Xenofontos Stratigou St, New Port
    • 2 Dimokratias Ave
    • Perama, Greece
    • 15 Donzelot,
    • Benitses, Greece
    • 14 Ethnikis Adistasseos,
    • Corfu, Corfu, Greece
    • Corfu, Corfu, Greece
    • Corfu, Greece
  • Pickup: Traveler pickup is offered
    You must contact the local service provider at least 48hrs before tour to be informed on the exact pickup time (meeting point will be provided on your confirmation voucher)

    Ports

    • Corfu cruise port



Categories
  • Artsy Historical & Heritage Tours
  • Trip icon Day Trips
  • Trip icon Private Day Trips
  • Luxury category Luxury Tours
  • Outdoor and nature Nature & Wildlife
  • Unusual category Private Sightseeing Tours
  • Boat icon Ports of Call Tours
  • Landmarks category Half-day Tours
  • Landmarks category Bus & Minivan Tours
  • Walking biking icon Walking Tours

Time of Tour
  • Departure at: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Duration: 5 hrs

Additional
  • Price per person: $440.68
  • Size: 1 - 15 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English - Guide

Inclusion
  • Port pickup and drop-off.
    Private guide.
    Transport by private vehicle and professional driver.
    Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Exclusion
  • Gratuities.
    Food and drinks.
    entrance fees (Achilleion Palace).
    Entry/Admission - Achilleion Museum.
    Entry/Admission - Paleokastritsa Monastery

Cancellation
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties

Corfu Shore Excursion: Private Island Tour Including Achillion Palace

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Achilleion Museum, Gastouri 491 00 Greece

Depart the port of Corfu with direction Achillion Palace. Upon arrival, leave your motorcoach and follow your guide to visit the famous Palace, which was constructed in 1892 for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This ill-fated Empress obsessed by the Greek hero, Achilles, commissioned a statue of Achilles “Dying”. In 1907, the Palace was bought by Kaiser William II of Germany, who erected a contrasting statue, of Achilles “Triumphant”. Today, both statues are still standing in the gardens.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Paleokastritsa Monastery, Dytiki Kerkyra Greece

As you drive inland, see the traditional villages before arriving at beautiful Palaeokastritsa where you will visit the 13th Century Monastery of the Virgin Mary, located on top of a hill.The Monastery of Paleokastritsa in Corfu: On a green hill above the beach of Paleokastritsa, on the northwestern side of Corfu, there is a large Monastery complex dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) of Paleokastritsa. This monastery dominates the whole region. Built on top of a remote hill, it gives a gorgeous view of the island and the sea. This Byzantine Monastery dates back to 1228, however the current complex, the cells of the monks and the yard date from the 18th century. The monastery has a small ecclesiastical museum with rare Byzantine icons, holy books, and other relics. Inside the monastery, there works a traditional olive oil press. The road to the monastery passes through a forest of olive trees and cypresses.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mouse Island, Kanoni Greece

Continue your sightseeing tour through this beautiful and luscious island, driving past the Kaiser’s Bridge to view, from a distance, the convent of Vlachernae and the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu. On your way back to the port, stop in Corfu Town and visit on foot, the St. Spyridon Church, the patron saint of Corfu, or for those who would like, stroll through the numerous narrow balconied streets.

Duration: 40 minutes

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Near public transportation.
Infants must sit on laps.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
Children who do not occupy a seat are free of charge. Children who occupy a seat and are up to 11 years old, benefit from a discount.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
Face masks required for travelers in public areas.
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
Social distancing enforced throughout experience.
- To avoid congestion, vehicle seats will always be in abundance comparing to group comparing to group's size. -Passengers will always have to carry their own protection masks during the activity

Reviews

4.0 stars, based on 1 reviews
Barbara K
Barbara K

Didn't understand had to pay extra to see palace otherwise good tour.

24/10/2015
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