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Built as a summer residence by Empress Elisabeth of Austria in 1890, Achilleion Palace in the village of Gastouri is among the top attractions on the island of Corfu. Visit the palace designed by Italian architect Raffaello Caritto in a Pompeian style to see paintings and sculptures of mythical gods, including art dedicated to Achilles.

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Best of Corfu: Half Day Private Sightseeing Tour

Best of Corfu: Half Day Private Sightseeing Tour

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Starting from your cruise ship or your Corfu hotel, embark on a Half-Day Sightseeing Tour around Corfu' s must-see attractions in the comfort of your private vehicle. Discover the best of Corfu as you visit the imposing Achillion Palace, take in the breathtaking views of the famous Mouse Island and lose yourself in the cobblestone streets of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Corfu Town. Opt for a private guide for a more comprehensive experience.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.98
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$137.98
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Achillion Paleokastritsa Corfu Private Tour

Achillion Paleokastritsa Corfu Private Tour

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Take an in-depth, private tour of Corfu exclusively for your group of travelers. The day begins with pickup from your hotel, then head to Corfu's most famous attraction, Achilleion Palace. Enjoy the gardens and museum then continue on to the red-roofed town of Paleokastritsa. A few more short stops are included, including a local shop where you can purchase olive oil, spices, soap, and souvenirs.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$402.43
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$402.43
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Shore Excursion: Customized Private Half-Day Tour of Corfu min 4 pax

Shore Excursion: Customized Private Half-Day Tour of Corfu min 4 pax

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With just one day in port in Corfu, this private tour lets you explore at your own pace and customize your itinerary to focus on what interests you most. Perhaps drive the scenic coastal roads, stopping at some of the island’s most impressive viewpoints; visit historic landmarks such as Makrades monastery, Achillion Palace, and Mon Repos; or stop along the way to swim at the beaches, sample typical Corfu cuisine, or taste locals beers and wines.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.24
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$93.24

Private Corfu Full-day tour

Private Corfu Full-day tour

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Enjoy a full day tour visiting top sightseeings of Corfu Island. With your private tour you are flexible to customize the itinerary and the time of visitng as you wish. Just ask for it and our english-speaker driver will follow your wishes. During the tour you will have the opportunity to see the best of Corfu town, the famous Paleokastritsa, Kanoni and Achilleion museum. You are able to customize your tour and add a stop to a beach or wherever you like. Inside our luxurious minivan you will be able to be connected to the internet using our free wi-fi. In case you are thirsty, do not hesitate to ask from the driver for fresh cold water or any refreshment at any time. You are able to book the tour with one of our experienced licenced guides, who will accompany you and tell you all you need to know abou Corfu island.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$413.94
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$413.94
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Best of Corfu: Full-Day Private Sightseeing Tour

Best of Corfu: Full-Day Private Sightseeing Tour

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Corfu is home to ancient treasures dating back centuries, but exploring independently means missing the island’s hidden history. On this sightseeing tour, follow your private guide through Corfu’s UNESCO–listed Old town and learn the backstories behind must-see sites like the Old Fortress and the Palace of St. Michael and St. George. Visit top attractions including Achilleion and Paleokastritsa, and enjoy sweeping views over Corfu’s pretty coastal bays.
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  • 7 hours
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$206.97
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$206.97
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Corfu Island Sightseeing Tour

Corfu Island Sightseeing Tour

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With this Corfu Island Tour you have a chance to see the most beautiful parts of Corfu in just one day. The excursion includes the renowned beauty spots of Kassiopi, Kouloura, Corfu Town , Kanoni, Achillion Palace , Paleokastritsa, Bella vista and Troumbeta Pass.
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  • 10 hours
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$68.99
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$68.99

Private Shore Excursion: Corfu Town and Achillion Palace Tour

Private Shore Excursion: Corfu Town and Achillion Palace Tour

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When your cruise ship reaches port in Corfu, enjoy a shore excursion to see 19th-century Achilleion Palace and the UNESCO–listed Old Town in one adventurous tour. Travel in comfort by private vehicle to Achilleion Palace—home to impressive artworks of Greek hero Achilles—and wander along the cobbled streets of the Kanoni district. Mingle with the locals among the bustling markets, and enjoy uninterrupted coastal views from Garitsa Bay.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$408.31
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$408.31
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Corfu Shore Excursion: Private Island Tour Including Achillion Palace

Corfu Shore Excursion: Private Island Tour Including Achillion Palace

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Set off to explore the lovely island of Corfu on this private, half-day shore excursion. Explore the lavishly decorated Achillion Palace and visit the 13th-century Monastery of the Virgin Mary near Paleokastritsa, whose spectacular coastline featured in the James Bond film, ‘For Your Eyes Only.’ You’ll also pass through Ropa Valley and Gastouri village before capping your tour with a guided visit of Corfu Town and St Spyridon Church.
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  • 5 hours
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$432.34
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$432.34
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Private Half-Day Tour to Corfu Island with Pickup

Private Half-Day Tour to Corfu Island with Pickup

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Enjoy a half-day tour visiting 3 top sightseeing places of Corfu Island. With your private tour you can customize the visiting time as you wish. Just ask for it and our English-speaking driver will follow your wishes. During the tour you will drive from east to west and have the chance to enjoy the great nature of Corfu Island. Inside our luxurious minivan you will be able to be connected to the internet using our free WIFI. In case you are thirsty, do not hesitate to ask the driver for fresh cold water or any refreshment at any time.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$298.96
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$298.96
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Corfu Half Day Private Tour

Corfu Half Day Private Tour

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Take this Corfu private tour and get to know Corfu Island even if you have little time at your disposal. 4 hours, 4 locations not to be missed!
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$442.69
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Private Shore Excursion Corfu, visit Achilleion Palace, Mon Repo, Old Corfu Town

Private Shore Excursion Corfu, visit Achilleion Palace, Mon Repo, Old Corfu Town

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Our driver pick you u p form your ship (or from you specific check point) to start this wonderful private tour This Private Shore Excursion is a unique opportunity to visit some of the famous landmarks of the island, such as the Achilleion palace, Mon Repo Park, Kanoni area & Mouse Island (Pontikonissi), the old Fortress of Corfu and also old Corfu Town and local churches. The duration of the tour is maximum 5 hours but can modified according to your arrival/departure ship details. Book online your private tour at the best rates guarantee!
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  • 5 hours
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$280.56
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$280.56
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Private Tour to Achilleion Palace and Old Town of Corfu

Private Tour to Achilleion Palace and Old Town of Corfu

Get the opportunity to discover the Achilleion Palace with its fascinating artwork, enjoy the views of the Aegean Sea and Mouse Island from Kanoni Hill and end your day with free time in Corfu town.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$643.91
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Sisi tour, Elisabeth from Bavaria on Corfu, minimum 3 pax

Sisi tour, Elisabeth from Bavaria on Corfu, minimum 3 pax

During 5 hours you can explore place, where were famous for Elisabeth. Live like Elisabeth on Corfu. Elisabeth came for the first time on Corfu in 1860, than 1861 and after the death of her son Rudolf, she came on Corfu again in 1889 and she built the palace Achillion.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.07
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$99.07

Grand Island Tour in Corfu

Grand Island Tour in Corfu

Discover the best spots of Corfu Island from the comfort and safety of our luxury bus in an exciting full-day tour. Let us drive you to the must-see places, secret sceneries, and breathtaking views you will never forget.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.34
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$79.34

2-hours Small Group Tour - Corfu Town and Achilleion Palace

2-hours Small Group Tour - Corfu Town and Achilleion Palace

Corfu is packed with things to do and see,but if your time is limited this 2 hour tour offers you the opportunity to see the highlights of the island. -Direct visit to Achilleion Palace Museum Entrance -Free time to explore Old Corfu Town -Small Group -English Speaking Driver
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.79
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$59.79
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Feel like the Royals

Feel like the Royals

In this tour the visitors can walk in the paths of Kings .We have include all the Palaces as Achilleion palace ,Mon Repo palace and the palace of St.Michael and St. George that are open to the people.We provide them to have some relaxation moments in a historical environment of Royal Baths and also to spend some of his time to visit the Corfu old town.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$153.32
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$153.32
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Achilleion palace- traditional factories

Achilleion palace- traditional factories

Achilleion palace or princess’s Sissis palace as it is known to the local people is one of the must see spots of the Corfu island. Visit it and learn her sadly story and see the famous collection of statues and paintings that gives to the palace a precious glory. In the return you will have the chance to visit a traditional small local soap factory with flavors of Corfu, an art that through the ages are going to eclipse. In that tour you will visit also a factory and you will figure out on your own how the local products are made like the famous koum kouat, wines, oyzo, mantoles, mantolata and sikomaida see and taste them. It is something to remember.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.47
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Hiking Private Tour - Achilleion Palace - Gastouri - Agia Kyriaki Chapel

Hiking Private Tour - Achilleion Palace - Gastouri - Agia Kyriaki Chapel

Passing from the Achillion Palace, built for the Empress Elizabeth of Austria (Sissy), this walk takes you on an exploration of “Gastourion” village and to the summit of Mount “Agia Kyriaki” (288 meters). The hike has many spots associated with the Empress, and there are several lovely viewpoints which the best of all is up to the chapel, facing the magnificent view of east coast with picturesque “Pontikonisi” (Mouse Island) and Corfu Town. The walk is mostly inside dense vegetation and part on road.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.83
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$67.83
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Private Tour: Corfu Town and Achillion Palace Tour

Private Tour: Corfu Town and Achillion Palace Tour

Take a private tour of Corfu on this exclusive adventure. After pickup at your hotel, your driver takes you to see and photograph the city's highlights, including Achillion Palace, Old Fortress, and Kanoni for views of Mouse Island and the monastery of Vlacherena in the distance. Stroll through Old Town, admire the architecture and scenery, and do some souvenir shopping. Your driver takes you back to the hotel when you are ready.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$412.77
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$412.77
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Achillion Corfu Town Private Tour

Achillion Corfu Town Private Tour

See more of Corfu in less of the time with a private driver/guide. Visit the Achilleion Museum, a 19th-century palace built for Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, before her assassination. Then explore Corfu Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site with architecture dating back to the 15th century. Please note: tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$435.79
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$435.79
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Achilleion - Palaiokastritsa - Cfu town tour

Achilleion - Palaiokastritsa - Cfu town tour

In this tour the visitor can see two of the highlights spots of Corfu island and the historical town of Corfu in a short time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$153.32
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$153.32
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Accessible Corfu-Achilleion Palace & City Tour

Accessible Corfu-Achilleion Palace & City Tour

Depart the port of Corfu with direction to Achillion Palace. Upon arrival,leave your vehicle and follow your guide to visit the famous Palace,which 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. As you drive inland, see the traditional villages, drive through Ropa Valley to arrive at Gastouri village. Continue your sightseeing tour through this beautiful and luscious island, driving past the Kaiser’s Bridge to view, from a distance, the convent of Vlachernae and the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu.On your way back to the port, stop in Corfu Town and visit on foot, the St. Spyridon Church, or for those who would like, stroll through the numerous narrow balconied streets.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$540.43
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$540.43
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Full Day Private Tour in Corfu

Full Day Private Tour in Corfu

This full day private tour in Corfu is an unforgettable experience ideally suitable for you and your group friends.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$569.17
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$569.17
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Corfu Private e-MTB Tour Agii Deka - Stavros Mountain - Achilleion Palace

Corfu Private e-MTB Tour Agii Deka - Stavros Mountain - Achilleion Palace

This is the best Eastern Mountain e-Mountain Bike Tour of Corfu. In this tour we are going to have the opportunity to climb with ease the 2 most known mountains of the Eastern coast of the island, the Stavros Mountain passing through the Agii Deka village & the Gastourion Hill with it's “Achilleion Palace" build for Empress Elizabeth of Austria (Sissy). We will be having a walking tour inside the Palace and the entry ticket of this Museum is allready prepaid and included within our price. On the other hand on the descent of Stavros Mountain we will meet the isolated chapel of Saint Friday situated just above the village of Benitses. Both mountains will provide us with easy, fresh and speedy downhills with marvelous cornering down to the sea of Perama. A stop for some soft drinks into a fantastic CafĂ©, with a spectacular view of the Eastern Ionian sea is included in this tour. Don’t miss it!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.98
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$137.98

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Should I book Achilleion Palace tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Achilleion Palace can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Achilleion Palace 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Achilleion Palace costs USD 59.79. Guided Achilleion Palace tours start around USD 59.79 per person.
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