Private tour to Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting from Corfu

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Private tour to Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting from Corfu
Duration

Durations: 4 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

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.

From £ 65.20 per person

  1. Tour Overview

    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 Virgin’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. 

  2. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 :
    Drive to the west part of the island to the picturesque Paleokastritsa where we will visit Virgin’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).

    Free time 1 hours for optional boat trip to visit the caves 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

    In Ropa Valley, we will visit the Theotoki Estate, the winery of one of the oldest families in Corfu . The wine is produced in the traditional way and the process of fermentation and maturation, which takes place in stainless steel tanks, gives the wine physical stability and outstanding quality and taste. All wines are organic, certified by TUV Hellas.

  3. What's Included

    Air-conditioned vehicle
    Private transportation
    All Fees and Taxes
    Professional guide
    Traveler pickup is offered

  4. What's Excluded

    Any personal expenses
    Optional boat trip in Paleokastritsa
    Any purchases from the winery shop
    Winery entrance fee 5 euro per person

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not stroller accessible
    • Not suitable for pets
    • Infants must not sit on laps

  6. Cancellation Policy

    • 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

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