“Famous sights of Corfu” tour to Paleokastritsa & Achilleion Palace
Take a tour to the impressive countryside of Corfu and visit the most famous sights!
Recommended for groups of more than 10 persons and travel agencies
Our guide and vehicle will welcome you at Corfu port and you will depart for your sightseeing without delay.
You will be driven through the lush countryside of Corfu and head firstly to Paleokastritsa. It is the most visited sight on the island and you can see why when you get there! You will view the bay as you descent the road and admire the emerald-colored waters. Take a short boat tour to the small bays of Paleokastritsa and visit the Monastery of Virgin Mary to see the byzantine museum with priceless exhibits.
Later on you will depart for Gastouri to visit the Achilleion Palace. The palace was envisioned and ordered by the Empress Elisabeth of Austria ( Sissi) and Kaiser William II of Germany. It served as their summer palace and was fully designed and decorated according the classical ideals. You will see ancient Greek columns, statues of Muses and heroes, wall paintings depicting myths and of course frescos and pictures of the Emperors. Inside the palace, there is also the Catholic chapel which is referred as a piece of art itself. The palace is surrounded by attractive flower gardens with bougainvillea and mimosas.
You will depart from Paleokastritsa and Achilleion loaded with great memories and return to the ship.
Inclusions: Private transfers by deluxe A/C buses and guide or escort, all taxes
Not included: entrance fees