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Corfu Town Hidden History Walking Tour with Coffee Break

  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Meeting Point: Marks & Spencer
  • Departure: Tuesday, 09:00
  • Full Price: 34€ / Person
  • Languages: English
  • Age: Minimum 16
  • Tour Type: Guided Tour- Dark History, Modern History
Tour Highlights
  • Explore the side of Corfu – that even the best guidebooks don’t dare to cover.
  • Visit the British Cemetery, a historical soap workshop, and a Greek Orthodox Monastery, with a coffee break in between.
  • Take a journey into Corfu's modern streets and history, walk through backstreets and experience the real Corfu Town.
  • This tour combines dark history, religion, modern and ancient history, tradition and more!

This tour of the modern side of Corfu Town will let you explore its back streets and see it from a completely different perspective. You will walk streets that few tourists get to experience.
The town of Corfu is filled with dark secrets — discover what lies beyond what typical guidebook write about and uncover a brand-new perspective on Corfu in this guided tour through the modern part of Corfu Town. Learn all about the island’s ancient history, hidden secrets, dark history, religion and modern ways in this exciting and informative walking tour.
Your local guide will inform you about the recent history of Corfu, its industrialization and urbanization. They will show you places where neoclassical buildings and mansions exist right next to small working-class dwellings. You will also learn about how life on the island changed during British occupation and after World War II.

During this tour, you’ll be treated to some of the most authentic experiences you can find on Corfu: a visit to a fifth-generation traditional soap workshop, an urban tour that will lead you to hidden historic sites and modern attractions including one of the most important monasteries on the island, the Monastery of Virgin Mary Platytera, where the first governor of Greece is buried, and you also get a chance to experience history first-hand at the British cemetery. A short break in a traditional coffee house will allow you to enjoy a cup of Greek coffee served with a traditional spoon sweet.

This walking tour is designed for those who want to visit the lesser-known sights of the town and enjoy an inspirational tour with an expert local guide. If that sounds like you, join us on this exciting tour.

Places to be explored
  • Modern Town of Corfu
  • Visit to the Monastery of Virgin Mary Platytera
  • Visit to the British Cemetery
  • Visit to a fifth-generation traditional soap workshop and store

Meeting Point

The meeting point is in front of Marks and Spencer store in Corfu Town. Your guide will be holding a lollipop sign with our agency’s logo. (Google Map)

Departure Time

Tuesday, 09:00

Price Includes

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Greek coffee and a small, sweet surprise
  • Alternative urban tour of Corfu

Price Excludes

  • Transfers from / to the hotel
  • Entrance fees (not required)
  • Meals/Drinks
  • Tips
Important Information
  • Medium walk difficulty
  • For this tour you are advised to wear comfortable shoes and be dressed appropriately for entering religious sites.
  • Minimum age recommendation: 16 years old.
  • This tour involves a long walk, so you are advised to wear comfortable shoes. It’s 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.
  • 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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