Kerkira, Nisos Kerkira (Corfu), Greece
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Approximately 4¼ Hours
Take a panoramic drive through Corfu Town, passing the Old Fortress, Cricket Square, the Palace of St George and St Michael and its elegant arcade buildings.
Visit Mon Repo Palace, built in 1828 for the second British High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands, Sir Frederic Adam, as a summer residence. The second son of King George I, George II was born here in 1869, and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, was born and baptized here in 1921. The Greek Royal family spent their summer holidays at Mon Repo, hosting illustrious guests such as Tito of Yugoslavia, Haile Selasie of Ethiopia, and Nasser of Egypt.
Enjoy sweeping views of the countryside; then stop for a special visit to a beautifully renovated private villa.
After a warm welcome, sit down to a traditional lunch served with refreshments, wine, or ouzo.
Enjoy a folkloric show with live music before returning to the ship.
Weather permitting, you may use the pool located in the beautiful garden. Bring your swimsuit and a towel. The pool is often closed early spring and late fall. Use of an audio headset (included) will enhance your tour experience.