Ionian Island Paradise
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Stunningly beautiful with a long and varied history, Corfu offers a perfect combination of fascinating sights and total relaxation. Join us as we explore Corfu Towns highlights, including views of its imposing Venetian fortress. See the sparkling turquoise water of the Ionian Sea set against the rocky, forested coastline of the north and wander amongst the statues of Greek mythology that surround the grand Achilleion Palace. Or simply stretch out on the exquisite private beach of our hotel.
3 excursions and visits
Day 1 UK – Corfu – Agios Ioannis
On our Ionian holidays, Titans VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Corfu. On arrival we travel to Agios Ioannis.
Day 2 Corfu Town
A tour of Corfu Town begins at Patounis Soap Factory, which has produced pure traditional soap, renowned for its disinfecting and healing properties, from locally produced olive products since 1891. From here we walk along the market halls to the UNESCO-listed Old Town. Its dominated by an impressive 16th-century Venetian fortress.
A guided walk introduces you to attractions such as the Church of St Spyridon, dedicated to the patron saint of Corfu who was credited with saving Corfu from famine, plagues and invasions. You have some free time to explore the town, before we return to the hotel.
Day 3 Agios Ioannis
Today is free – why not spend it relaxing on the hotels private beach?
Day 4 The Scenic North
Our first stop on our tour of the north of the island is Paleokastritsa. This beautiful old fishing village is home to the 13th-century Theotokou monastery. Unaltered for hundreds of years, it holds many old artefacts.
We continue to Lakones at Bella Vista, to enjoy the magnificent views over Paleokastritsa and Corfu, before a scenic drive to Kassiopi where you may choose to spend your free time exploring the narrow streets. We take in wonderful views of the Albanian Mountains as we return along a coastal road.
Day 5 Agios Ioannis
Today is free to relax in resort or exploring the surrounding area.
Day 6 Mouse Island – Achilleion Palace
Our morning excursion starts with a visit to Kanoni, where you can enjoy views over Mouse Island (Pontikonissi). According to myth, this rocky island is actually the ship of Odysseus, which was turned to stone by Poseidon. There may be time to take a boat over for a visit, if you wish. We continue to the Imperial palace of Achilleion, built by Elisabeth, the powerful Empress of Austria. Its been carefully restored, with beautiful gardens holding exceptional statues inspired by Greek mythology. Inside the palace youll see an abundance of legend-inspired art, original furniture and personal items. We return to the hotel to spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 7 Agios Ioannis
Today is completely free for you to enjoy at leisure.
Day 8 Agios Ioannis – Corfu – UK
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, a Titan vehicle will meet you for your journey home.