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Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town

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Corfu, Greece
Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town
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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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With a history redolent with Venetian, French, and British influences, Corfu Town is one of Greece’s most interesting cities. This private tour showcases its highlights, including Paleokastritsa, the island’s famously scenic west-coast bay, explore the Monastery of the Virgin Mary perched above the sea, and the village of Kassiopi. Your experience includes private transport plus hotel and port pickup and drop-off, with admission fees at own expense.
  • Private tour of Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town
  • Admire the scenic bay of Paleokastritsa, one of Corfu's beauty spots
  • Explore the picturesque Monastery of the Virgin Mary above the bay
  • Private transport and hotel and cruise port pickup and drop-off included
  • Price per vehicle, with a maximum of eight passengers
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Free Browsing WiFi & use of Tablet
Child Seats (on Request)
Fully Air-conditioned Vehicle
Limousine Seating in VIP Mercedes MiniVans
GPS Security Tracker
Boat Trips Group/Private
Official Guides
Entrance Fees

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel Lobby


  • Corfu Port Authority Company, Eth. Antistaseos 24, Kerkira 491 00, Greece

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Leave your Corfu hotel or Corfu cruise port by private, air-conditioned vehicle, and travel to Paleokastritsa on the west coast. Set around a steep-sided, wooded bay of five picture-perfect coves, this scenic area is one of Corfu’s beauty spots.

Admire the scenery, and visit the Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary overlooking the bay. Founded in 1225, this working monastery’s buildings date from the 18th century, and comprise a courtyard, monks’ cells, chapel, and museum. Admire the two-level bell tower, one of Corfu’s most photographed sights, and visit the museum to see its religious treasures.

Hear about Corfu's periods under the Venetians, French, and British — a medley of rulers that have shaped its architecture and monuments.

The last stop is the village of Kassiopi, in the northeastern portion of the island. Explore the small village and its harbor, where you can gaze out across the water and see the Albanian coast. Enjoy a snack or meal at one of the many cafes and restaurants stocked with fresh fish (at your own expense).

Your tour ends at the original start point.
Stop At:  
Paleokastritsa Monastery
It is one of the most beautiful places of Corfu Island. The Monastery of Virgin Mary is situated on a hill above the beach and is still inhabited by a community of monks. It features a small museum where a unique collection of Byzantine and Post Byzantine icons are housed. Explore the gardens and enjoy the tranquility of this magical place.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Angevine Kassiopi
Last stop is the lovely village Kassiopi, in the north east of Corfu. With the magnificent backdrop of Mount Pantokrator and hills covered with lush green plantations, you reach Kassiopi through narrow roads. Kassiopi harbour with it’s little square, is the focal point of the village. It has many café’s and restaurants, with fresh fish thanks to the local fisherman. Once there, you will feel in awe of the views out to sea, viewing the Albanian coast. This is an amazing place to end your Private Shore Excursion and relax with a coffee and amazing sea views!
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Corfu Old Town
Corfu Town is the capital of the Greek island of Corfu, in the Ionian Sea. It’s known for its cobblestone streets and pastel-colored Venetian architecture. To the west, the Venetian-built New Fortress has a network of tunnels underneath and views over the harbor. The 15th-century Old Fortress overlooks the town from the east and features a small chapel and mosaics. The Esplanade is a landscaped park near the water.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town?
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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What is the maximum group size during Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town?
This activity will have a maximum of 3 travelers.

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excellent tour guide that was able...
lisa l
, Jul 2017
excellent tour guide that was able to show us the highlights of the area. courteous and friendly. highly recommend if you only have one day here and want to see as much as possible.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
Dear Guest, We appreciate your comments regarding your recent tour. It is always a pleasure to receive such a positive feedback. Such comments are very encouraging for all of us and enhance even more our commitment for constant upgrade of our services. Looking forward to see you again in the near future to one of our tours. Best regards

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