Highlights of this tour:
- Achilleion palace
- Views over Mouse Island
- Old Town of Corfu
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. Next is 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 this is the perfect location for a photo moment of the fantastic views, and to explore the beautiful traditional Greek architecture.
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.
This is a very full program, however it gives a good impression of Corfu in a relatively short time. Depending on how much time you have, you have all flexibility to 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 approximately to get to the different sites and how long you need to get the most out of it.
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