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Corfu Town Dark History Walking Tour

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  • Duration: 2,5 Hours
  • Meeting Point: Schulenburg’s Statue
  • Departure: Thursday, 17:30
  • Full Price: 25€ / Person
  • Languages: English
  • Age: Adults only
  • Tour Type: Storytelling- Dark History
Tour Highlights
  • Walk around selected districts of Corfu Town and discover its dim and dreary past through the vivid narration of an expert guide.
  • Find out about fierce events that people rarely talk about yet are all part of this amazing town’s history.
Description

How much can you discover about a place’s turbulent historical past over a walk around the capital town?
Corfu Town is rich in history and culture. But there’s more to it than meets the eye — much more. This tour is your ticket to discovering the dark side of Corfu. There are a number of fierce events that have taken place here but that are unfortunately being slowly forgotten by the young generation.
Join us on this walking tour and find out everything about major wars, diseases and disasters to riots, uprisings, assassinations, murders, and executions that affected Corfu from the 6th to the 20th century and be among those that can keep Corfu’s true history alive.

This guided tour is dedicated to the dark side of Corfu. Over the course of history, the town suffered wars, diseases like the plague and disasters of all kinds. Do you wonder how they managed to rise out of the ashes?
As you walk around Corfu Town, your guide will narrate everything about the troubled times that Corfu and the locals went through over the centuries.
Wander around the districts that were mostly affected by the atrocities of World War II, witness the reconstructed spots that followed devastation, and pass by ruins that have fallen into oblivion.
If you want to listen to stories and facts about the soul-stirring past of Corfu that people rarely talk about, then this walking tour is definitely for you.

Price Includes
  • Licensed tour guide

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

17:30

Important Information
  • The tour is adapted only to adults. Minimum age: 18 years old
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant or 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.
  • Copyrights: The Tour Itinerary and the content of the tour are the result of the hard work done by our team. Copying the tour itinerary and recording the tour or taking pictures of artefacts and material used by the guide is strictly forbidden.
  • Cancellation Policy: Free Cancellation up to 72 hours in Advance, 72 to 24 hours 50% charged of the cost, less than 24 hours, and no show 100% charged of the cost.
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