7. Corfu Highlights Shore Excursion: Paleokastritsa & Town
Meet your tour guide in Corfu cruise port, hop on your air-conditioned vehicle and get ready to enjoy a thrilling Shore Excursion of Corfu’s top places: Paleokastritsa Beach & Corfu Town. Visit the stunning Paleokastritsa beach, renowned for its mesmerising landscape and its crystal clear waters. End your shore excursion by exploring the true gem of Corfu Old Town - a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Ideal tour for shore excursion passengers. The world-famous coastline of Paleokastritsa is your first stop in this Corfu Shore Excursion. Paleokastritsa is renowned across the Mediterranean for its stunning, rocky-formed bay as well as its picturesque hillside and waterside vistas. At the hilltop, you will find the charming 13th-century monastery of the Virgin Mary, set amid colorful gardens and offering breathtaking views of the wider region. Prepare your cameras and capture an once-in-a-lifetime scenery. Next, visit the beach where you will take a boat ride to the well-known caves which “rise" out of the crystal clear seas. (extra cost: 10-15 euros per person) Simply soak in the enchanting natural beauty of this breathtaking shoreline; it will leave you speechless. Embark your cozy, air-conditioned vehicle and drive to Corfu Town, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your professional tour guide will share with you every little detail that you need to know regarding this cultural Corfu Shore Excursion. Meander through the maze of the narrow pavements, also known in Corfiot dialect as “Kantounia”, and explore the top landmarks of Corfu Old Town, such as the Old Fortress, the Liston Promenade, the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, or the St. Spyridon church, which houses the relics of the island's patron saint. Get astonished by the Venetian architecture depicted in the old building, tiny churches and secret gardens, and enjoy a fresh gelato while wandering in Spianada Square; the biggest one in Balkan Peninsula. Choose your favorite Corfu specialties from the many souvenir shops, or simply rest, unwind, and savor the traditional delights!