Paleokastritsa Monastery, Corfu panoramic villages
We will drive through the breathtaking countryside to one of the most beautiful places on the island, Paleokastritsa.
Paleokastritsa with its tween bays lies on the west coast. Its natural beauty will stay with you forever. We will then take a short drive up the small hill above the main bay of Paleokastritsa, for a guided visit of the Byzantine Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary (16th Cent). Then after a brief photostop in the central area of paleokastritsa we will drive up the mountain to the village of lakwnes. Here if you wish you can have a coffee, ouzo or taste the local deserts while enjoying the panoramic view.
Our next stop will be at the village of makrades where you will discover all the local products which you can try but also handmade crèmes and cosmetics based on olive oil!!
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, then you will need to 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.Flat streets at villages.
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.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
I am not permitted to guide in the Russian language - only English and Greek
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Excellent tour. Very pleased with Irene