1. Greece
  2. Corfu
  3. Corfu Town
  4. Achilleion

Corfu Old Town and Achilleion Palace: Open-Top Bus Tour

Product ID: 134403
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Take the full bus route in approximately 1.5 hours and visit nice beaches, enjoy great corfu tavernas and live like a local. Travel back in time and experience the history of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Sissy at the Achilleion Palace.
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Duration: 160 minutes
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Achilleion Palace
  • Go to San Stefano, the famous beach village of Benitses with crystal clear shallow waters
  • Explore Nisos and Perama or walk across the International airport’s runway to Kanoni
  • Explore the Old Venetian Fortress and stroll around to Spianada square and to Liston
  • See Spilia and Campiello with their atmospheric maze of narrow, winding streets, steep steps and hidden squares
Full description
Explore Corfu Old Town and Achilleion Palace on a open-top bus. Board and disembark the bus at any of the following stops:  
• New Port Cruise Terminal
• Achilleion Palace
• Liston Square
• Perama (San Stefano)
• Nicos 
• Spilia

At the New Port Cruise Terminal visit the farmer’s market and San Rocco Square. See the New Fortress, Municipal Theater, Serbian Museum, San Rico Square and Villa Rosa. 

Achilleion Palace, also known as Sissy's Palace, has magnificent statues and is a modern ode to the strong and brave warrior of the Trojan War, Achilles. See Kaizer’s bridge, Perama village, Pontikonisi and the Panagia Vlahernon Monastery.

Perama with its crystal clear waters is a family friendly beach near the village of Benitses, which has different water sports available and a range of restaurants.

Hop off at Nisos, and walk across the International airport’s runway to Kanoni. 

In Liston Square, in the east of the city, stands the old fortress. The Spianada is the central square of the island. From here go to the famous Liston that hosts many cafes and restaurants and it’s the main meeting spot for locals. Spilia is the coastal area and one of the entrances into the Old Town, which is a member of the world heritage sites of UNESCO.

 

Includes
  • Self-guided tour heard through the bus speakers
  • Hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • Multilingual leaflet and map
  • Personal disposable earphones
What’s Not Included
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Urban Blue Bus ticket

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Meeting point

Corfu New Port Cruise Terminal

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Important information
Know before you go
It is suggested that you start this tour at the New Port Cruise Terminal.
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