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Corfu: Palaiokastritsa, Mouse Island, and Old Town Tour

1. Corfu: Palaiokastritsa, Mouse Island, and Old Town Tour

This tour takes in the most beautiful landscapes in the North West of Corfu, with a blend of sea and mountain. Paleokastritsa, with its crystal clear waters, hilly landscape and sea caves, is believed to be the place where the shipwrecked Ulysses got washed ashore, bringing greek mythology to life. At this stop, you have free time to spend as you choose; walk around, enjoy the sea, visit the 13th century greek orthodox monastery or join an optional boat tour of the Blue Caves and bays. Then the tour will take you to peninsula of Kanoni, where the ancient town of Corfu was located, and we stop to see the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu. The tour ends at Old Town of Corfu which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. It is like an open air museum where one visibly distinguishes Italian and British architectural influences. In truth, all those who visited the island left traces of their passage, which we get to explore within the maze of the town’s narrow streets.

Corfu: Achilleion Palace, Kanoni, Corfu Town Shore Excursion

2. Corfu: Achilleion Palace, Kanoni, Corfu Town Shore Excursion

Discover Achilleion Palace, Mouse Island, and Corfu's old town all in one day on this minibus tour. Start your day by visiting the Achilleion Palace, the summer residence of Empress Sissi of Austria. Enjoy the panoramic views of the old town, the olive groves, and mainland Greece from the beautiful palace gardens. After leaving the palace, drive to the Kanoni area, one of the most picturesque places of Corfu. Admire Mouse Island and Vlacherna Monastery. Last but not least, enjoy a guided tour of Corfu's old town. This historic center resembles an open-air museum with many old buildings and remains of all the conquerors from various time periods of the past.

Corfu: 5-Hour Small Group Sightseeing Car Tour & Kanoni

3. Corfu: 5-Hour Small Group Sightseeing Car Tour & Kanoni

This is your chance to see the most beautiful parts of Corfu in just one day by minivan and English speaking driver. A short exploration of the town and we head to Kanoni from where we enjoy the famous and panoramic views over Mouse island and the Vlacherena convent. We continue our tour with a visit to Achileion Palace, built by the Empress Elizabeth from Austria . You will have the opportunity to see the museum dedicated to her and Kaiser Wilhelm II.Later drive to Pelekas village where on the top of the hill is the Kaiser throne. This is the place where Kaiser Wilhem II wanted to visit because of the magnificent view of villages hidden in the olive groves or at the top of the hills, the city of Corfu with its castles, the highest mountain of Corfu and deep in the Ionian the blue color of the sea the coastline of mainland Greece. Crossing the Ropa meadow and passing by traditional villages, we reach the picturesque area of Paleokastritsa with crystal clear waters and beautiful bays.There we will visit the  13 th century orthodox monastery.Free time on the main beach where you can have lunch or to take to local boats and visit the caves with turqoise waters.

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Three days before our tour we were contacted by Spyros, the driver. The day before he made sure we knew where to meet our guide. Everything went very well. Arina, our guide, was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. our best tour of our cruise to date. We highly recommended.