As Corfu was the first elite and cosmopolitan destination in Greece, you can't miss the opportunity to go back in time when Kings and Emperors dominated the island. The Palaces of Corfu, Achilleion and Corfu Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the most famous sighteseeing places in Corfu ... More info ›
As Corfu was the first elite and cosmopolitan destination in Greece, you can't miss the opportunity to go back in time when Kings and Emperors dominated the island. The Palaces of Corfu, Achilleion and Corfu Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the most famous sighteseeing places in Corfu. You will enjoy a comfortable shore excursion with the best price and the safety of a local tour operator. See the16th century Venetian Old Fortress, the Old Port, the New Venetian Fortress, the Palace of St Michael and St George, the
Dimarcheio or Town Hall. Visit Achilleion, Saint Spyridon Church, Esplanade Square, and enjoy a walk through the Old Quarter, along narrow cobblestone streets known as
kantounia, and go across the well known elite exclusive
Liston near the historic cricket ground. Just stay back and enjoy the ride with a luxury vehicle, and let us care for the rest.
In the days of ancient Greece Corfu marked the final stage of the legendary trip made by the mythological Greek hero, Odysseus, on his journey home to Ithaca. This tour will also give you a chance to enjoy Corfu’s lush landscape as you travel around the island. The excursion includes a visit to Achilleion Palace on your own (there are head sets) a beautiful white mansion and the former residence of Queen Elizabeth of Austria – who was affectionately known as Sisi. The richly decorated palace is set in pretty gardens overlooking the sea and is dedicated to the most famous hero of Greek mythology, Achilles. Before you return to the port and your ship, you will also have a chance for a photo stop in Kanoni and visit Corfu Old town, where guests may enjoy a walking tour.
Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List as a fortified Mediterranean port town of high integrity and authenticity, guests will discover all the interesting sites like the city’s 16th century Venetian Old Fortress, Saint Spyridon's Church -protector of the island, the charming narrow alleyways of the old Venetian town, the famous Esplanade – one of the largest squares in Europe, the elegant Liston to which access in the past was only allowed to the aristocracy of Corfu, the Dimarcheio or Town Hall and the imposing Palace of St Michael and St George. You will also have some free time for shopping and strolling in Corfu Old Town. On returning to the port, guests have the chance to see the old port with traditional caïque fishing boats and the New Venetian Fortress.
List of possible attractions and activities:
- Achilleion Palace
- Vlacherna Monastery(view from a distance)
- Pontikonisi - Mouse Island - (view from a distance)
- Corfu Town
- Esplanade Square
- Town Hall
- St. Spyridon Church
- St. Michael & St. George Palace
- Old Venetian Fortress