City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a mini bus/car/van.
In the Achillion Palace, wheelchair users will be able to visit the ground floor and the top floor only by using the lift. There are also a lot of steps between each terrace. Kanoni and Corfu town are flat.
Maximum travelers: 6
Greek (fluent), English (fluent)
Achillion palace, Kanoni, City tour
Achillion palace is situated at the south-east part of the island in a village called Gastouri. It was built in 1891 and the first owner was Elizabeth the empress of Austria.
We will walk in every room of the palace, then we will enjoy the fantastic view from the gardens and walk through the magnificent gardens which are filled with beautiful statues.
After our visit at the palace we will drive along the east coastline towards Kanoni where we can get some good photos of Vlacherena church and the mouse island.
Our next stop is in the city of Corfu where we will discover the historical center, we will see the famous Liston, the Espianade square, the old fortress, Saint George and Saint Michael's Palace which is the Asian museum of Greece, the cricket pitch and Saint Spyridon's church.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: For customers arriving to Corfu port with a cruise liner, our meeting point will be always at the entrance of the port terminal. I will be there with a board on which your name will be written.
I will provide you with specific meeting details upon booking.
If you are staying in a hotel or on a yacht, we will determine a mutually agreeable pick up point.
End location: If you are on a cruise ship and you wish to spend more time in town after the tour has ended, you will need to return to the port by taxi. (Fare: 10-15 euros)
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
Transportation will be done with a car/van/mini bus.
This tour includes transfer by mini bus/car/van, and myself, your personal guide of Corfu.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8 euros - Achillion palace entrance fees :8 euros per person
the entrance fees of the Achillion palace.
Any drink or food .
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Georgia made our visit to Corfu a memorable experience. She is extremely knowledgeable and maximized our time with her.