Corfu highlights full-day private tour

The Corfu island is unlike the rest of Greece. This place was never fell under the Ottoman oppression, so it is more Western than the rest of Greece. And it is also more cultural part of course - the first Greek University was found here, the first Philharmonic Orchestra and the First School of Fine Arts.

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel or cruise ship.

Your first stop will be at Achillion palace in village Gastouri with the inside visit of it and a guided tour.

Then you will have a small drive to Paleokastritsa and visit the monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Then you will have time to have lunch in one of the restaurants by the seashore.

After having some rest and food you will take your way to explore the old city and to stroll in town visiting all the main sights.

At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to your hotel or ship.

per adult from

$2,095

NZD

Duration

7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional licensed guide
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entrance tickets
    • All fees and taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Achilleion Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Corfu Museum of Asian Art
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Palaiokastritsa, Palaiokastritsa, Corfu, Ionian Islands

    Palaiokastritsa is a village in northwestern Corfu. Corfu has been suggested to be the mythical island of the Phaeacians, and the bay of Palaiokastritsa to be the place where Odysseus disembarked and met Nausicaa for the first time, see Geography of the Odyssey. The monastery in Palaiokastritsa dates from 1225

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Achilleion Museum, Gastouri 491 00 Greece

    Achilleion is a palace built in Gastouri on the Island of Corfu for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, also known as Sisi, after a suggestion by the Austrian consul Alexander von Warsberg.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Paleokastritsa Monastery, Dytiki Kerkyra Greece

    In the Kanoni peninsula, south of the city distinguished the small Monastery of Vlachernon which is connected to the mainland by a footbridge. In 1568 was first mentioned and in 1799 officially belonged to the family Halikiopoulou-Mantzarou. In 1822, indicated in the book of the German writer Ferdinand Grigoroviou. By 1980 functioned as a nunnery. The name Vlaherena or Vlaherna derived from Constantinople where it was a great monastery. The church is dedicated to Our Lady Vlaherna (or Vlachernon) and dates from the 17th century. It is a small church, white with a tile roof and a belfry with triple story spire. At the base of the belfry, there is an arch from where one enters the courtyard of the monastery and then at the church. The interior of the temple bears carved chancel located next to the icon and the "Lady Vlaherna."

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Corfu, Corfu, Ionian Islands

    Corfu, an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under Venetian, French and British rule before it was united with Greece in 1864. Corfu Town, flanked by 2 imposing Venetian fortresses, features winding medieval lanes, a French-style arcade and the grand Palace of St. Michael and St. George.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Liston, Corfu Town Greece

    Liston is the name of a pedestrian street and district on the western edge of Spianada in Corfu (city). It was constructed during the French rule in the Ionian Islands (1807–1814) imitating the rue de Rivoli. It is one of the most popular sites in the city. Its name comes from the Venetian Liston.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: New Fortress, Corfu Town Greece

    The New Fortress of Corfu is a Venetian fortress built on the hill of St. Mark in Corfu in stages. The original architect of the fort was the military engineer Ferrante Vitelli. The current buildings which exist within the fortress were built by the British during their rule of the island.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Old Fortress Corfu, Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town Greece

    The Old Fortress of Corfu is a Venetian fortress in the city of Corfu. The fortress covers the promontory which initially contained the old town of Corfu that had emerged during Byzantine times.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of Saint Spiridon, Saint Spyridon Str.32, Corfu Town 491 00 Greece

    The Saint Spyridon Church is a Greek Orthodox church located in Corfu, Greece. It was built in the 1580s. It houses the relics of Saint Spyridon and it is located in the old town of Corfu. It is a single-nave basilica and its bell tower is the highest in the Ionian Islands. It is the most famous church in Corfu.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Corfu Museum of Asian Art, Palaia Anaktora, Corfu Town 49100 Greece

    The Palace of St. Michael and St. George is a palace in Corfu City on the island of Corfu, Greece. Commissioned by Sir Thomas Maitland, it originally served as the residence of the British Lord High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
    • Cruise Pirs Corfu, Corfu 491 00, Greece
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Appropriate clothing should be worn in the monastery
    • We recommend comfortable shoes and sunglasses
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Uopera tours

Activity ID: V-224720P277

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