"Above & Beyond Palaiokastritsa"
4- 5 hour Vespa scooter tour
Semi-private, Private tour
Ride around the island and discover the best sights from incredible points of view. Join a small group tour with a friendly escort for a fun and relaxed journey around Corfu island.
The Itinerary :
Duration: approx. 4 -5 hours
Distance: 70 kilometres, 44 miles
Light snack and refreshments included
Language: Greek / English / German
Departure time: 10:30 am
Tour dates: On Request
People on this tour: min 2 - max10
Price: Single option (per Vespa driver € 120 | Double option (per back-seat passenger) + € 60
Things to consider before your booking:
🔰 We don't offer a chauffeur service, it is a self-drive tour, and one of the tour participants (every 2 tour participants) will have to drive the 125cc Vespa and must have a valid motorcycle class driving license.
🔰 Previous experience driving maxi scooters or motorcycles is mandatory for the Vespa driver.
🔰 Please note that your self-drive tour cannot be refunded in case of a lack of experience.
🔰 If the Vespa driver does not have the appropriate experience driving with a pillion-back seat passenger, it is not a good idea to start practising during one's holiday.
🔰Our available Vespa models are not mopeds (50 cc scooters).
Scooter Tour Highlights:
Visit Palaiokastritsa Byzantine monastery dates to 1228
Ride through traditional villages Lakones, Krini, Makrades, Doukades
Visit Angelokastro Byzantine Castle dating to 1272
Along the way, we will make several stops for photo opportunities
Magnificent ride through the old town of Corfu
125cc Vespa® gts ABS Touring
Vespa® top case with backrest cushion for the passenger
Gloves on request
All the entrance fees are included
lunch + drinks
All Taxes Included
THIRD-PARTY insurance for civil liability
Minimum age of driver: 21 for Vespa 125cc
An ID card or passport & a valid MOTORCYCLE class driving license
Driving license requirements: Vespa 125cc European Driving License: A or A1 or A2 ( without the restriction codes 79.03, 79(3) 79.04, 79(4),. International Driving License: A, A1 without a restriction to a moped.
Previous experience driving maxi scooters/motorcycles is mandatory for the scooter driver.
If the Vespa driver does not have the appropriate experience driving with a backseat passenger, it is not safe to start practising during one's holiday.
Wear comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes to enjoy the adventure better.
Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the scooter tour departure.
Scooter Tour cost:
€ 120,00 per Vespa driver (single option)
€ 60,00 per back-seat passenger (double option).
A 30% deposit of the total scooter tour/rental cost, including taxes, is required to secure your reservation through our web booking channel.
You can pay the scooter tour cost wholly or partly through our web booking channel. The tour cost can be paid either by credit card, debit card or PayPal or by bank wire transfer after emailing us, or by cash at our office (at our office, you may also pay by credit card, please note that we do not accept American Express and Diners Club cards).
Driving along scenic country roads and through traditional villages, this tour includes a visit to Palaiokastritsa, one of the most famous locations on the island. Surrounded by olive groves and cypress trees, it is set around three bays. According to legend, Paleokastritsa is where Odysseus was shipwrecked and met Nausica. On the northern end of Paleokastritsa is the 12th-century Byzantine monastery of Theotokos. The Monastery is notable for its ceiling carving of the Tree of Life. Riding through the traditional villages of Lakones and Krini, we will visit Angelokastro, a Byzantine castle set on a steep hill with great views of the island. Along the way, we will make several stops for photo opportunities. This tour includes a light snack.
Last but not least, before we return to our office or the cruise port terminal, the tour ends with a beautiful ride through the old town. During this ride, you will be able to admire the palace of St. Michael and St. George, the Old Fortress, the New Fortress, the Liston area, and Spianada square, the largest square in Greece is located in front of the Old Fortress.