Highlights of this tour
You will be met by your English Speaking licensed Guide at the cruise port. You find him with a sign with your name on it, and together, with a private adapted vehicle, you head to Paleokastritsa and see the monastery.
Please note that this tour is only suitable for people who can take a few steps, and whose wheelchair is foldable, in order to be carried onboard. Also, the Monastery is not accessible and has several flights of stairs to enter
Paleokastritsa, located on the northwest coast of Corfu, is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages of Corfu. It consists of six different small shores and rocky beaches with crystal blue seawater. The sloping saltwater in Paleokastritsa and the open sea ensure a very pleasant cooling from the hot sun. It is advisable to come early since the narrow (pebble) beaches fill up quickly in the summer. Paleokastritsa beach is accessible with a ramp, and you will find amphibious chairs.
The area is filled with amazing beaches, such as Paradise Beach, also known as Chomis. Or Marmara beach, Liniodoro beach, Rovinia beach, Limni beach, Stelari beach, and Kasteli beach. All of them are beautiful crystal clear bays and beaches with brilliant colors of seawater. Along the way, you can see the lion’s head in a rock, the blue eye, and St. Nicolas and Nausica caves. The beached can be seen from a distance by taking a boat ride, which lasts approximately 2 hours.
The bays are filled with terraces and (fish) restaurants, with the town’s specialty being lobster. A road, full of souvenir shops, runs along the bay to the monastery on a 200 m high rock. The monastery of the Panayia Theotokos was built in 1255 and mostly used in the 18th and 19th centuries.
In the courtyard, you find a wishing well, with a former library that is set up as a souvenir shop. In the middle of that space, you see an enormous 30m long backbone of a whale—a truly awe-inspiring sight. At the right of the courtyard is the church with an extensive collection of late-Byzantine icons.
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