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VISIT OF FAMOUS PALEOKASTRITSA & ACHILLEION PALACE

VISIT OF FAMOUS PALEOKASTRITSA & ACHILLEION PALACE (75)
from/per person 35
  • Tour Leader
  • 4h 30 min
  • Min Person 1
  • Max Person 10

Description

VISIT OF FAMOUS PALEOKASTRITSA & ACHILLEION PALACE

This tour gives you the opportunity to explore the beauty of Corfu combined with Paleokastritsa and the heritage town of Corfu.Our leisurely tour begins with a scenic drive through the lush green countryside to Paleokastritsa, famous for the crystal blue-green sea water of its beaches, the mysterious grottoes, the impressive rocks and bays, forming one of the most beautiful places in Greece. It is also here, that archaeologists suspect the existence of the legendary castle of King Alkinoos, according to the Homeric mythology. We stop at one of the beautiful bays, have enough free time to discover Paleokastritsa’s beauties and to lay in one of its wonderful beach and to swim in its crystalline sea. Next guests will visit the Monastery of Paleokastritsa, which was founded in 1226, and its splendid church. Its shady cloisters characterized by arcades and inviting gardens emanate a deep sense of peace.We continue with a scenic drive to the village of Pelekas. We stop for a Greek coffee and for taking photos. We continue our tour with a visit to the Achilleon Palace, built by the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. You will have the opportunity to see the museum dedicated to her and to Kaiser Wilhelm || (a later tenant) and view the gardens and statues of Greek Mythology. We also visit a Distillery shop to sample the local liqueur Kumquat and other  spirits. We drive back to your accommodation.


Pricing

Adults: €35 per adult

Children: €35 per child


Schedule

First tour: Start: 09.30 End:14.30

Second tour: Start: 14.00 End:16.30