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Corfu Old Town: Historic Buildings & Great Personalities

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Tour Code: CGT1E

Corfu Old Town: Historic Buildings & Great Personalities

Walking Tour in Corfu

  • Duration: 3 to 3,5 Hours
  • Meeting Point: Schulenburg’s Statue
  • Departure: Tuesday, 09:00am
  • Full Price: 37€ / Person
  • Children 6-11: 20€ / Person
  • Infants 0-5: Free
  • Languages: English
Tour Highlights
  • Discover the charming architecture of Corfu old town through iconic buildings, historic landmarks, and scenic neighbourhoods.
  • Find out everything about the brilliant personalities that lived in Corfu town and how their life was related to the beautiful landmarks of the town.
Description

A tour around the old town of Corfu is like taking a wonderful journey back in time. Join us in the unique “Architecture and Great Personalities” Corfu town guided tour, perfect for history and architecture buffs.

Corfu old town is an unmatched UNESCO world heritage site well worth exploring. This guided tour features the most iconic buildings in Corfu town, with the most interesting facts narrated by our expert tour guide. Your guide will walk you through charming quarters and will show you around Venetian-style mansions and buildings with exquisite architecture – all vibrating the eternal elegance of this unique town.

Stroll around lively plazas, tucked-away cobbled streets and discover the places where some of the most eminent personalities lived. Corfu town is indeed a cradle of arts, letters and traditions and every place and building reflects its rich history, culture and architecture. Are you ready to find out for yourselves?

Places you explore in Corfu Town
  • Old Fortress: Our meeting point.
  • Spianada Square: A beautiful downtown square, the largest in the Balkans.
  • Liston: Possibly the most iconic building of Corfu town brimming with elegance.
  • City Hall Square: Admire the Duomo and the building of the Old Theatre.
  • The Ionian Parliament and the Ionian University.
  • Campielo: The oldest and most scenic neighbourhood in the heart of old town.
  • Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George, housing the museum of Asian Art.
  • The coastal neighbourhood of Mouragia, leading to the old harbor and the new fortress.
  • The Jewish district, with alleys lined with remains of 18th century buildings and the Synagogue.
  • Visit at Casa Parlante, a 19th-century mansion turned into a living history museum.

Meeting Point

Tour departs from the Old Fortress Gate in front of Schulenburg’s statue. Your guide will be holding a lollipop sign with our agency’s logo. (Google Map)

Departure Time

09:00

Price Includes

  • Professional tour guide
  • Entry fee to Casa Parlante and guiding

Price Excludes

  • Transfers from / to the hotel, port, etc.
  • Drinks
  • Tips
Important Information
  • This tour is not recommended for babies or toddlers,pregnant,people who are physically challenged, and/or experience cardiovascular issues or asthma.
  • In the summer months,don't forget to bring a hat and sunscreen,comfortable shoes, and a bottle of water.The rest of the year, bring along a light jacket, a coat, an umbrella or anorak, depending on weather conditions.
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