Paleokastritsa-Lakones-Old Corfu Town
Starting from the port or your hotel, we will drive towards the North-Western part of the island, to Paleokastritsa, one of the most beautiful places in Corfu and in the whole Greece!
Stunning panoramas, turquoise, pristine crystal water, capes and bays!We will visit the small but yet very charming byzantine monastery of the Theotokou. There, you will discover precious icons from the 15th century.
We will then go all the way up hill though the traditional village of Lakones.
From one of the terrasses, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking view over the Ionian sea and to have some refreshment .
We will continue our way through the mountains to return to Old Corfu Town. Walk and browse.
And back to the 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: End location: If you are on a cruise ship and you wish to spend more time in town after the tour had ended,then you will return to the port by taxi(Fare:10-15 euros ).
Duration: 4 hours
To get from a place to another,we will be driving.To reach the monastery,we will have to walk up around 100meters till the entrance and then inside,we have like 20 steps up to the church and the small museum.In Corfu Town,you may walk as much as you can.It is flat.
This tour includes the Car and driver also my wages.
This year,the monastery of Paleokastritsa might put a small entrance fee(2-3 euros/pax)
Refreshments and other expenses are not included.
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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Want a guide who will go way out of her way to research a question you might have? Try Wafaa! We had been in Corfu many years earlier and mentioned in an email to Wafaa that we’d like to tour the area where we had stayed and even find the villa. Before our arrival and first meeting with Wafaa, she had made phone calls on our behalf and found a solid lead. We went with her driver and after a stop at a local boat rental agency and a drive down several dead end roads we found it! We’re eternally grateful.