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Corfu: Achilleion Palace, Kanoni, Corfu Town Shore Excursion

1. 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

2. 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.

Corfu: Historical Old Town Cycle Tour

3. Corfu: Historical Old Town Cycle Tour

Our cycling tour at the historical centre and the suburbs is probably the ideal way for families or individual guests to get to know some of the most traditional neighborhoods of the town and admire lots of the hidden gems on this fantastic out of the beaten path, route. We will start by cycling in the open fruit and fish market, see the vendors trying to sell their freshly cut products and even try some of them. We will then continue cycling around the ”labyrinth” of the narrow alleys of the old town formed between the multi storey 16th century venetian buildings with photo stops at the most historical highlights at a time that the city is still quiet and the temperature still pleasant. Depending on the mood and physical condition of our group we can ride to Kanoni in order to admire and make photos of the 17th century Vlacherna monastery located at the beginning of the airport lagoon as well as of the planes landing while flying at the same level with us. A few km further we will cycle in the exotic gardens of the famous Mon Repos, the summer resort of the ex royal Greek family, that prince Philip of Great Britain was born at. After visiting the oldest church in Corfu built in 1005 we will cycle through Garitsa bay admiring plenty of mega yachts as docked haughty and shiny under the morning sun. As the town is getting busy and the temperature is rising, a last stop at one of the most beautiful and most photographed cafes of the town for a refreshment is the best way to end our tour.

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