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Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town
"Departing from Corfu's port or your holiday accommodation we drive to Paleokastritsa the west coast's most picturesque resort. Paleokastritsa consists of two large peninsulas and five coves surrounded by wooded hills. With its green mountain backdrop it is an exceptionally beautiful spot. Perched on the rocky northern promontory is the Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary which was founded in 1225. The building which exists today was built later and houses a museum with Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons. Its picturesque bell tower must be one of the most photographed sights in Corfu.The tour will continue with a French and British occupation. The most notable examples are the Old and New Fortresses (Venetian) as well as the Palace of Saint Michael & Saint George (British) which now houses an impressive Museum of Asiatic Art. The Liston (above) is Corfu Town' where people gather to read newspapers and drink coffee or ouzo at the old-established cafes. Its terrace
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City Sightseeing Corfu Hop on Hop off Bus Tour: 1 Day Ticket
"The City Sightseeing tour of Corfu offers the perfect way to see the sights and sounds of the city. See and hear Corfu's history experience the famous sights and monuments with the help of a multilingual commentary in 8 languages as we pass by most of them with our open top double decker buses. Our daily valid ticket gives you the flexibility to explore the city's sights at your l the Old and the New Fortress the Palace of St George and Michael the Venetian mansions the water coloured buildings with the characteristic Corfiot ochre colour and the Pontikonisi island and the Panagia Vlaherna Monastery at 'Kanoni'.There are many alleyways and little streets gardens and beautiful squares such as Bosketo and Spianada
From EUR15.00
 
Private Tour: Paleokastritsa and Corfu Town
"Departing from Corfu's port or your holiday accommodation we drive to Paleokastritsa the west coast's most picturesque resort. Paleokastritsa consists of two large peninsulas and five coves surrounded by wooded hills. With its green mountain backdrop it is an exceptionally beautiful spot. Perched on the rocky northern promontory is the Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary which was founded in 1225. The building which exists today was built later and houses a museum with Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons. Its picturesque bell tower must be one of the most photographed sights in Corfu.The tour will continue with a French and British occupation. The most notable examples are the Old and New Fortresses (Venetian) as well as the Palace of Saint Michael & Saint George (British) which now houses an impressive Museum of Asiatic Art. The Liston (above) is Corfu Town' where people gather to read newspapers and drink coffee or ouzo at the old-established cafes. Its terrace
From EUR290.00

More Transportation in Butrint

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The cable ferry.

To cross the Vivari strait you will have to use the small cable ferry. It runs whenever a vehicle comes. Pedestrians travel for free, but they have to wait until a car or even a bus needs to be...
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To get there by bus.

You can use the regular bus service to get from Saranda to Butrint. The journey will take about 45 min. Bus stops are located at the main town square as well as in front of the Hotel Butrinti.
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How to get there

You can reach Butrint from Saranda. The 14 km road is very narrow, mostly single lane and in some places carved in steep slopes and it overhangs the lake Butrint. The road was built in 1959 for a...
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Where is Butrint/Buthrotum ?

Butrint is in the southern most tip of Albania. It is a few kilometres away from the Greek border, on the other side of the river Pavllo. A custom office has only been opened between Sagiada (Greece)...
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Getting to Butrint from Saranda

There is a bus that runs between Saranda and the villages past Butrint, but it's a pretty rickety old thing, and I never used it so can't comment. Your best bet is probably to find a taxi, but you'll...
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Rocky Road to... Butrint?

Whatever means of transport you decide on to get to Butrint from Sarande, be warned, the road follows the cliff edge and is only a little wider than a single lane. It's quite twisty, especially once...
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Pontoon Ferry

If you want to explore the area across the Vivari strait from Butrint itself, for example to visit the Triangular Fortress, you'll need to use the pontoon ferry. It's seemingly free to use, and the...
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"Butrint, ancient Buthrotum"
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"Digging at Butrint"
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