Panoramic Tour with Fred. Olsen - Corfu, Greece
Location Corfu, Greece
Price £25 - £35
Approximate Time 3.5 hours
Level of Activity Minimal or no walking
Is this tour right for you
This tour is operated almost entirely by coach, with very little walking involved, therefore it is considered to be suitable for guests with limited mobility (providing guests can board the coach unaided). However there will be some steps to negotiate at your stop at the restaurant, which is equipped with a small lift.
About the Excursion
- Enjoy stunning scenery in Paleokastritsa, one of the finest resorts on the island with picturesque beaches, wooded hills and crystal-clear sheltered bays
- Admire the majestic Old Town, which treasures on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
- Appreciate a brief opportunity for photos to admire Mouse Island and the Monastery of Vlacherna
You begin with a stop at Kanoni to admire Mouse Island and the Monastery of Vlacherna, enjoy a brief opportunity for photos, before continuing on to Corfu Town. En route, pass the archaeological ruins of Paleopolis and the gardens of the Palace of Mon Repos. Your journey continues along Garitsa Bay where you can admire the majestic Old Town, treasures on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Upon reaching Corfu Town you view the Esplanade, which is one of the largest squares in Balkan, with its elegant promenade ‘Liston’. Next, drive by the sites of the Old Fortress, Durrell Gardens (formerly Boscetto Gardens) and the Palace of St Michael and St George, before continuing north-west through stunning scenery to Paleokastritsa. Next drive up the hill to Bella Vista to the Castellino Restaurant located in the village of Lakones, which is renowned for its spectacular panoramic views. Owing to its position, the restaurant is known as ‘God’s Balcony’, and it is here that you have the opportunity to indulge in a coffee whilst enjoying the views across the bay. Your tour then continues along the mountain ridge with beautiful views of the islands Mathraki, Othoni and Erikoussa.