City, Museums / Culture
Kid Friendly: Yes.
The only difficulty is in the Achillion Palace,for the visit of the terrasses.Still you may have access to the top terrasse thanks to the lift.You will miss two terrasses.You will also visit the ground floor of the palace.
Maximum travelers: 3
English (fluent), Arabic (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (conversational), German (conversational), Greek (fluent)
Achillion-Kanoni-Old Corfu Town
This is a voyage through the monuments from the 7th c. BC till today!We will start by a drive through the Ancient town, known as Kanoni Peninsula, very close to old and modern Corfu Town.
You will see on the way the early Christian Basilica of St Kerkyra(5th c. AD), the roman agora and the roman baths (2ndc. BC). From the terrasse of a cafe, you will enjoy the view over the 2 small islets of Vlacherna and Pontikonissi"Mouse Island", the poster of Corfu.
Then by car we will go to the center of the island, in the village of Gastouri, to visit the Achillion Palace built in 1889 by the empress of Austria, Sissy. Museum and terrasses.
We will go by car to the Historical Center of Corfu Town, with its Venitian, French and British architecture for a short walk and shopping.
We will return back to port or hotel.
**Please note this tour is for a maximum of three travelers. Please contact me if you your group is larger and I will be happy to offer a customized tour for your group. **
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meet up location: For customers arriving to Corfu port with a cruise liner,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 details on booking.
If you are staying in a hotel or on a yacht,I will check with you for the pick up point.
End location: the tour ,normally ends at the place it started:port or hotel.
Unless you decide to remain longwr in town,then you may return with a taxi to the port or hotel.
Duration: 4 hours
We will drive by car.we have also the walking part:Achillion and town.
This tour includes the car and the driver.My wages.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euros - Achillion entrance fee 7-8 euros/person
Refreshments or small snack 5-10 euros
tour does not include entrance fee to the Achillion Palace.
No food or drinks or other personal expenses.
In Greece,Tour guides are not allowed to drive their own car with clients!I can either accompany you in your vehicle or arrange for a separate car&driver.
•I am allowed to guide only in English, French, Arabic and Greek!
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