Private Tour in Achilleion Palace & Corfu Town

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  • 5 Hours
  • Max Guests : 8

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Corfu, cradled by the Ionian Sea, unfolds its rich history through captivating landmarks. Achilleion Palace, a testament to Empress Elisabeth’s love for Greek mythology, offers a glimpse into European royalty’s opulent lifestyle. The Old and New Fortresses, silent guardians of Corfu’s past, provide panoramic views and military engineering marvels. Saint Spyridon Church, a revered masterpiece, echoes centuries of religious devotion with ornate details. The Museum of Asian Art, housed in the grandeur of Saint Michael and Saint George Palace, bridges cultures with its diverse collection. Corfu Town’s tapestry of Achilleion, fortresses, church, and museum invites visitors to transcend time, becoming integral parts of the vibrant pulse of the island’s enduring spirit.

Price Includes

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Extra hour upon request 50€
  • Baby Seat or Booster Seat upon request

Price Excludes

  • Entrances/museums fees
  • Food and beverages
  • Professional Tour Guide

Pricing

1-8 persons: 290€

1-6 persons (with guide): 490€

Itinerary

Achilleion Palace Corfu - 1 hour

Achilleion Palace, perched on the green hills of Corfu, stands as a testament to the island’s historical grandeur and architectural splendor. Built in the late 19th century for Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, also known as Sisi, the palace offers a captivating blend of neoclassical and mythical elements. Surrounded by lush gardens and commanding panoramic views of the Ionian Sea, Achilleion immerses visitors in an atmosphere of regal opulence. The palace is adorned with intricate sculptures, including the iconic “Dying Achilles” statue, reflecting the Greek mythology that inspired its name. The interior boasts opulent rooms with impressive frescoes, echoing the imperial lifestyle of its former residents. Achilleion’s terraced gardens, adorned with statues and colorful blooms, invite guests to wander and contemplate the serene beauty that characterizes this architectural gem. With its rich history and breathtaking setting, Achilleion Palace remains a must-visit destination for those exploring the cultural and natural treasures of Corfu.

Corfu Town - 3 hours

Corfu Town, the vibrant capital of the picturesque Greek island of Corfu, is a harmonious blend of history, culture, and Mediterranean allure. Steeped in Venetian, French, and British influences, the town’s UNESCO-listed Old Town unfolds a captivating maze of narrow cobblestone streets, pastel-hued buildings, and elegant squares. The imposing Old and New Fortresses stand as stoic guardians, offering panoramic views of the azure Ionian Sea. Stroll through the Liston Promenade, lined with graceful arches and inviting cafes, where locals and visitors alike gather to savor the laid-back atmosphere. The Spianada, one of the largest squares in Europe, buzzes with activity, surrounded by architectural gems like the elegant Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George. As you explore Corfu Town, you’ll encounter historical museums, lively markets, and traditional tavernas, each contributing to the town’s undeniable charm and leaving an indelible impression on those fortunate enough to wander its enchanting streets.

Need Professional Guide?

Please note that a professional and licensed guide will be with you the whole duration, ensuring that you get the most out of your experience with an extra cost of 200€/5 hours or 220€/6 hours.

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