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Depart the port of Corfu in the direction of Achillion Palace. Upon arrival, you will visit at your own pace the Palace, a monument of Platonic romanticism and escapism.
Achillion was constructed in 1892 for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. This ill-fated Empress obsessed by the Greek hero, Achilles, commissioned a statue of Achilles “Dying”. In 1907, the Palace was bought by Kaiser William II of Germany, who erected a contrasting statue, of Achilles “Triumphant”. Today, both statues are still standing in the gardens. After your visit reboard your transportation to continue your tour in the city of Corfu.
On your way enjoy sightseeing through this beautiful and luscious island, driving past the Kaiser’s Bridge and view, from a distance, the convent of Vlachernae and the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu. Upon arrival drive through the capital of the island and disembark at the edge of the city to start your walking tour. Enjoy free time to explore the historic centre of the city Choose among St. Spyridon Church, the patron saint of Corfu, or for those who would like, stroll through the numerous narrow balconied streets.
Afterwards rejoin your group at the meeting point indicated by your driver and return directly back to the port.
Please note: If you wish to enter the Achillion Palace there will be an additional fee of 4 euros.
Departures (Local Time)
9:30 AM (Hours: 3.5)
1:15 PM (Hours: 3.5)
Cost Per Person (Adult)
Tour Cost: $36.00
Tax/Other Fees: $9.00
Total Cost: $45.00
Remember to bring your camera. Please note: If you wish to enter the Achillion Palace there will be an additional fee of 4 euros.
At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.