Explore Corfu with the Grand Island Tour

Explore Corfu with the Grand Island Tour
If you choose only one tour, this should be the one. On this full day guided tour you will visit the most popular tourist attractions the island has to offer. From Achilleion Palace to Paleokastritsa, Corfu Town and more, you will see it all.



Level:
Easy
Duration:
Full Day
Type:

This tour includes:

  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach with a driver
  • Professional tour guide
  • Pick-up and transfer to all stops on the tour and return to your resort
  • Free time for shopping, swimming and dining

The first stop on this tour is the Achillion Palace in Gastouri. It was the summer palace of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, also known as Sissi. It pays homage to the Greek hero Achilles whom Elisabeth admired and is surrounded by beautiful terraced gardens that offer fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. (1 hour).

The tour continues with a drive through Corfu Town. Taking in the sights of the Esplanada Square, Liston Arcade, and the Old and the New Fortresses. As we head to the west coast of the island we will make a short stop at a Kumquat factory.

At Paleokastritsa the tour continues with a visit to the Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary (half an hour), and then on to the famous view point 'Bella Vista', this is considered to be one of the most beautiful views in Europe.

In the village of Makrades we will make a brief stop.  Here you will be able to buy olive oil, local honey, spices, olive wood products, ceramics and other souvenirs.

On the north coast of Corfu we will visit the 'Canal D'Amour' in Sidari. You can swim or have lunch here. (45minutes)

The final stop is at Kanoni Peninsula. This is where we can see the famous Mouse Island and Vlacherna Monastery, the most photographed landmark of Corfu.

Prices
Main services Price
Price per person 35.00 €
Price for a child 3-12 years 25.00 €
Infants 0-3 years old 0.00 €
Days of operation
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Dates of operation
Currently there are no active terms.
Departures (Local Time)

The tour start time depends on the resort you are staying in.

Please choose your pick up point in the reservation process in order to receive an exact pick-up time.

 

Special Instructions
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes (sandals or flip flops are ok) and a hat.
  • You can bring a bottle of water and a snack with you.
  • You may wish to bring swimming costumes, towels and sunscreen.
  • Camera and video camera equipment may be used at all places of interest. At Achillion Palace you may need purchase a special video pass in order to use your video camera inside the Palace.
  • Please ensure that you are suitably dressed to visit the Monastery and the Church (shoulders and knees must be covered for men and women). Long skirts and scarves are available at the entrance to the Monastery in Paleokastritsa resort.
  • The order of places visited may be subject to change without prior notification.
Restrictions

 

  • This tour is rated as 'informative' with a considerable amount of walking. It is good for shopping, dining and sightseeing.
  • The level of the tour is considered ‘moderate’.
  • This tour is not suitable for persons with walking difficulties or with any other physical disability.
Meeting Instructions
Meeting instructions will be provided after the payment together with the booking voucher.