We cross to the mainland with the local ferries and head towards Meteora, for a guided historical and mythical tour of some of the most spectacular holly monasteries of the Orthodox faith, built on top of pure lime stone pillars. On the way to Meteora we visit the traditional and famous high mountain village of Metsovo for Lunch and coffee at one of the many taverns serving traditional meat-based dishes of the Epirus region.
The Christian Orthodox faith is very strong and scattered around the island some of the best known monuments and sightseeing attractions are the Churches and Monasteries of Corfu. As Such, Corfu has hundreds of Churches and Monasteries, some of them built as far back as 1200 A.C.. Following us to the Churches and Monasteries Guided Tour, we will discover the most important of these religious treasures and places of worship. During our guided tour, the historic and mythical events surrounding these monuments of worship will be recounted by expert tour-guides, both at the holy places, as well as during our picturesque ride towards the North and West of the Island. A chance to see this magnificent Island from a religious perspective.
The Libro d Oro guided tour is specifically designed to capture and present the architectural beauties of the palaces, fortresses and exotic royal gardens, as well as all the “must see” places that 200 years ago only the aristocracy, clearly written into Libro D' Oro (golden book) had access to. Coupled by History, Myths and Story-telling, as well as the magnificent picturesque views of this UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the Libro D' Oro guided tour will make you feel as a true European noble .