Corfu Town, Achilleion Palace and Olive Oil Tasting

Price: $85.00
Ages 3 and under are free.
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Shore Excursion SizeSmall
Shore Excursion TypeCultural, Active, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
Shore Excursion Leaves FromInside Cruise Ship Terminal. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket.)
Food/Beverage ProvidedSnacks
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable, clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. For those wishing to visit any churches, remember that shoulders and knees must be covered.
RestrictionsGuests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting.

Your introduction to Corfu begins when you step aboard the comfortable minibus for a ride out to Achilleion Palace, the palatial vacation home of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Once there, you will have an opportunity to photograph and admire this historical building and have the option to tour the 18th century home (at your own expense) to admire its neoclassical architecture and magnificent artworks.

Take some time to visit the exquisite garden with its sculptures revealing the Empresses' fascination with the pantheon gods and be sure to grab photos of Corfu's stunning and scenic coastline.

From there, you will make your way into the heart of the island with a stop at Neolea Olive Oil Store where you will be treated to a delicious olive oil tasting. Upon arrival to Corfu's Old Town, you will have free time to wander the ancient, narrow streets and admire the various Greek, Venetian, French and British architecture this town is famous for. You will also see the highlights including Spianada Square, Liston and the Old Fortress.

This wonderful overview of Corfu and Achilleion Palace is yours when you sign up today for this very special, small group adventure.