Private tour to Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting from Corfu
Durations: 4 Hour(s)
Group Size: 1+
Private tour to three key locations out of the ordinary crowded touristic sites. Visit Paleokastritsa, Bella Vista and enjoy a visit to a local winery.
Our Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting Private Tour from Corfu starts with a pick up from your hotel or apartment.
We drive to the west part of the island to the picturesque Paleokastritsa where we will visit Virginâ€™s Mary monastery.
The 13th century monastery is an excellent example of Greek monastic architecture. There is an arched inner courtyard, and a small museum with Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons. The view from the Monastery is superb. In the foreground is the the rock of Kolovri. According to the Greek Mythology, the rock is Odysseus ship that was turned to stone by the God of the sea Poseidon on its return from Ithaca.
Free time 1 hour for optional boat trip to visit the caves (not included in the price) or for swimming.
Then we go on Lakones village where from Bella Vista, described by Lawrence Durrel as having the most beautiful view in the whole Mediterranean, you will admire the view of Paleokastritsa bays.
Last stop of our Private tour to Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting from Corfu we drive to Ropa Valley, where we will visit Theotoki Estate, the winery of one of the oldest families in Corfu. Their wine is produced in the traditional way and the process of fermentation and maturation, which takes place in stainless steel tanks, giving the wine physical stability and outstanding quality and taste. All the wines are organic, certified by TUV Hellas.Â
Day 1 : Drive to the west part of the island to the picturesque Paleokastritsa where we will visit Virginâ€™s Mary monastery. The monastery was founded in the 13th century, but there is little to be seen today which is more than 200 years old. Inside however, the modern building is an excellent example of Greek monastic architecture. There is an arched inner courtyard, and a small museum with Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons. The view from the Monastery is superb, with in the foreground the boat of Odysseus (Kolovri).
All Fees and Taxes
Traveler pickup is offered
Any personal expenses
Optional boat trip in Paleokastritsa
Any purchases from the winery shop
Winery entrance fee 5 euro per person
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not stroller accessible
- Not suitable for pets
- Infants must not sit on laps
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before event