Corfu historical walking tour
A unique cultural insight on foot: Corfu town is certainly made for walking…the city unfolds like a poem, one that you read block by block as you stroll narrow picturesque paths, colourful and charming alleys. We take you on a trip through the fascinating history of this Island and observe the historic, cultural, and architectural footprints of the Venetians, French, and British who shaped the unique character of this medieval town. You will feel the rich heritage of the city while discovering its layers of past step by step, in its unique architecture, a dazzling mix of multicultural influences. The guide will take you down the most significant sights of the city like the grandiose Old Fortress, introducing you to the local history and traditions in a vibrant and descriptive way which gives you a glimpse of the island’s glorious past and vivid present. You will have the desire to go deeper not only through the amazing historical facts of the city but to also discover the impacts those had on the people’s unique customs and peculiar traditions that puzzle most visitors. A melting pot of cultures, Corfu has charming secrets to reveal and our passion for our city will let you capture its spirit…We will be wondering through myriad alleyways and discover unexpected squares with old walls and fountains while heading for famous and impressive monuments, getting to know their importance and significance in the course of time.
Let yourself be drifted away in the island’s pulse while enjoying an exciting experience of the town’s history revealing in front of your eyes through its famous sights and hidden corners. Corfu walking Tours offers you a veritable journey through centuries of art, architecture and culture while making you feel like a local exploring the secrets of your own city. Highlights:
During the tour a coffee of your preference or a local herb tea is offered as complimentary.
Old Fortress – Entry, Boscetto (Durrells Garden)- Entry, The Palace of St. Michael & St. George, Liston, St. Spyridon Church – Entry, CampielloTown Hall, Jewish Quarter, New Fortress
Price: AD 64 // CH 32 (4-11 years old)
Duration: 3 hours, starts at 10.00
Included: Guide & entrance fees, coffee or tea
Runs: Daily all year round upon request
Meeting point: Statue of Schulenburg (in front of the old fortress in Corfu Town)
Language: English, other languages upon request on a private basis
Cancellation policy: Between 7 days and 4 days hours before the tour 50% refund, 4 days or less 100 % cancellation fees will apply. Before that relevant bank charges are withheld only
Important note: For your comfort max. group 8-10 persons. Min.participation = 2 persons