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Explore Corfu with the Grand Island Tour
If you choose only one tour, this should be the one. Departing from the South, on this guided Grand Island tour you will visit the most popular tourist attractions the island has to offer. From Achilleion Palace to Paleokastritsa, and old Corfu Town.
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.
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 for a Kumquat tasting.
At Paleokastritsa the tour continues with a visit to the Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 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.
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.