CORFU – ACHILLEION, KANONI & OLD TOWN CORFU – APPROX. 4 HOURS

Corfu Achilleion, Kanoni & Old-Town Corfu Hero visual

Highlights of this tour:

  • Achilleion palace
  • Lakones
  • Mouse Island
  • Old Town of Corfu

Accessibility Information:

  • Some cobblestones
  • Mostly flat
  • The tour stays on the flat parts

What is included?

  • Private Tour
  • Tour duration: 4 hours
  • Officially licensed guide
  • Completely wheelchair accessible
  • Tour adjustable to your wishes
  • Pick up from cruise port

What is not included?

  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrances, unless stated
View from Corfu
Old Fortress Corfu
Mouse Island and the Church Corfu

About the tour

Starting from the port, your first stop during this Achilleion, Kanoni, and Old Town Corfu tour is at the stunning Achilleion palace built-in 1890. Enjoy the impressive classical features, impeccably landscaped garden and beautiful murals including one that portrays Achilles carrying the dead body of Hector. Following a beautiful scenic drive through the countryside, to the charming village of Lakones. Here you have time to enjoy a coffee or local dessert and is the perfect location for a photo moment of the fantastic views, and to explore the beautiful traditional Greek architecture.

Legend of Mouse Island

As you continue your tour, your guide will tell you about the history behind some of the island’s greatest myths. One of them is the legend of Mouse Island and how it relates to the Greek god of the sea, Poseidon. You enjoy some of the most spectacular views of your life in Kanoni – so have your camera ready! You finish your tour with a visit to the Old Town of Corfu. Here, you see the Old Fortress, take in the breathtaking French-style architecture, experience the ancient streets, and visit the heart of the city, Esplanade square.

Depending on how much time you have, you can decide for yourself how long you would like to stay at each highlight. Below in the logistics section, you read how much time it takes to get to the different sites and how long you need to get to most out of it.

Logistics during this tour

  • Drive to Achilleion Palace: 25 min, time at the site: 45 min
  • To get to Lakones Village: 40 min, time at the site: 25
  • Drive to Kanoni viewpoint of Mouse Island: 40 min, time at the site: 10 min
  • To get to Corfu Town: 20 min, time at the site: 25 min
  • Back to port: 15 min.

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