Achilleion Palace And Corfu

€ 400.00

The most famous ancient Greek poet, named Homer, sang the praises of the beautiful and rich land of the Phoenicians. Thousands of years later, Shakespeare also thought this island was the ideal setting for his play, "Tempest".

You will meet your licensed guide at the port of Corfu and drive away from the city and into the fertile area of orange and lemon groves until you reach the Achilleion Palace. You enjoy a private guided tour of the villa which was built 100 years ago. The villa contains mementos of its former owners, the Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Kaiser Wilhelm II. The gardens are adorned with statues and the views over the densely wooded countryside are magnificent. After your visit of the Achilleion Palace you will head to the town of Corfu. On the way is a photo stop at a vantage point (Kanoni) which offers wonderful views of the bay with Mouse Island and the little chapel clearly visible. When you get into the town of Corfu town your guide will provide a short walking tour along the famed Esplanade, past the cricket pitch and include the Church of St. Spiridon, the patron of Corfu. After your walking tour you return to the port by our vehicle.

Achilleion Palace
Mouse Island
Church of St. Spiridon

Private English-speaking Driver at disposal as per Itinerary

Any Entrance or Admission not mentioned in the Itinerary
- Lunch / meals
- Gratuities

4 hours