Achilleion Palace, Mon Repos Palace & Corfu Town

5 hours | Corfu | C F U - 2 1 0
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Points of Interest

  • Corfu Town / Old Fortress
  • Mouse Island & Vlaherna View
  • Achilleion Palace
  • Mon Repos Estate
Strenuous activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Immerse yourself in the history of Corfu with an informative and entertaining half-day tour of this Mediterranean island's most stunning landmarks. Tour the neo-classical Achilleion Palace, which was designed and built for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and the Mon Repos Palace Paleopolis Museum, which was built by the last British Governor, Sir Arthur Adams. Formerly used by the Greek Royal Family as a summer palace, today it is a museum boasting sweeping views of the ocean. It's also the birthplace of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Heading back to Corfu Town, stop at Kanoni to view Vlachernae and Mouse Island. Stop for refreshments before enjoying a photo stop at the Old Fortress which dominates the town and the pretty Esplanade Square. View the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, which was home to the British rulers of the island.

Special Notes:

Flash photos are not permitted in either palace.

Anticipate a few steps when visiting Achilleion Palace as well as two staircases without handrails to visit its gardens.Mon Repos Palace is reached after an uphill walk of 800 yards (732 meters). Use of an audio headset (included) will enhance your tour experience.

Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship for a visit of Achilleion Palace

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:30
Time at site: 01:20
Free time at site: 10
Inside visit: Yes
Walking distance: 600
Steps: 30
Restroom available: Yes

Photo stop for Kanoni

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:20
Time at site: 00:20
Free time at site: 15
Inside visit: No
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Guided tour of Mon Repos Museum

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:05
Time at site: 01:00
Free time at site: 10
Inside visit: Yes
Walking distance: 400
Steps: 15
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: Yes
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Guided tour of Corfu Main Square

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:10
Time at site: 00:30
Inside visit: Yes
Walking distance: 200
Steps: 10
Restroom available: Yes
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Refreshments at a local venue

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:05
Time at site: 00:30
Inside visit: Yes
Walking distance: 100
Steps: 10
Restroom available: Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship

Transport type: Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:10