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    Guardians of History: Small Group Tour of Corfu Town Fortresses

    • Duration: 3 Hours
    • Meeting Point: Schulenburg’s Statue
    • Departure: Saturday, 10:00
    • Full Price: 59€ / Person
    • Languages: English
    • Min No of participants: 4
    • Max No of participants: 12
    • Age: Minimum 11
    • Tour Type: Guided Tour-History, Dark History
    Tour Highlights
    • Step back in time within the walls of the Old Fortress, where the roots of Corfu Town lie. Discover the rich history of this legendary defense work while soaking in breathtaking views over the sea and the town.
    • Wander the walls of the imposing New Fortress, adorned with Venetian symbols, and be captivated by panoramic vistas. Learn about the courageous souls that left the ancient town to build this fortress and the epic battles fought against conquerors.
    • Engage in a short break between fortress visits and benefit from an expert guide's captivating storytelling. Gain a deeper understanding of the historical context and the strategic significance of these fortifications.
    • Immerse yourself in this three-hour guided tour, where every step unveils layers of captivating history and architectural marvels.
    Description

    Embark on an immersive journey through time as we unveil the guardians of Corfu’s history – its remarkable fortresses. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply fascinated by grand fortifications, this tour promises a deeply enriching experience.

    The fortresses of Corfu stand as monumental testaments to the island’s storied past. Constructed in the 16th century, these walls were deemed impregnable, and to this day, they bear witness to the island’s resilience.

    Led by an expert guide, you’ll experience both the Old and New Fortresses, uncovering the various stages of their defense works. Hear tales of triumphs and tribulations, battles fought against formidable conquerors, and the indomitable spirit of the people who shaped Corfu’s destiny.

    The pinnacle of the journey lies in reaching panoramic viewpoints that offer awe-inspiring vistas well worth the climb. Don’t miss this chance to witness the breathtaking beauty of Corfu from these elevated vantage points.

    Join us on this three-hour odyssey through history, where the echoes of ancient battles still resonate, and the fortresses stand tall as sentinels of a bygone era. Book now and be a part of this living tapestry of Corfu’s past.

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    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

    10:00

    Price Includes

    • Licensed tour guide

    Price Excludes

    • Entrance fee to the Old Fortress: 10€
    • Entrance fee to the New Fortress: 5€
    • Drinks Meals / refreshments
    • Transfers from / to the hotel, port, etc.
    • 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.
    • If the minimum of people attending the tour is not reached we will have to cancel the tour for a full refund.
    • 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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