Depart the port of Corfu with direction to Achillion Palace. Upon arrival,leave your vehicle and follow your guide to visit the famous Palace,which was constructed in 1892 for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria.This ill-fated Empress obsessed by the Greek hero, Achilles, commissioned a statue of Achilles “Dying”. In 1907, the Palace was bought by Kaiser William II of Germany, who erected a contrasting statue, of Achilles “Triumphant”. Today, both statues are still standing in the gardens. As you drive inland, see the traditional villages, drive through Ropa Valley to arrive at Gastouri village. Continue your sightseeing tour through this beautiful and luscious island, driving past the Kaiser’s Bridge to view, from a distance, the convent of Vlachernae and the Mouse Island, the landmark of Corfu.On your way back to the port, stop in Corfu Town and visit on foot, the St. Spyridon Church, or for those who would like, stroll through the numerous narrow balconied streets.