Corfu Town Historical Walking Tour: Wars and other Disasters

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Tour Code: CGT2E

Corfu Town Historical Walking Tour: Wars and other Disasters

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  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Meeting Point: Schulenburg’s Statue
  • Departure: Wednesday, 18:00
  • Full Price: 26€ / Person
  • Languages: English
Tour Highlights
  • Walk around selected districts in the old and new Corfu Τown and discover its dim and dreary past through the vivid narration of a knowledgeable 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? Join us on this walking tour and find out everything about major wars, diseases and disasters that affected Corfu from the 6th to the 20th century.
This guided tour is dedicated to the dark side of Corfu. Over the course of history, the town suffered wars, the locals confronted diseases like the plague, and dealt with disasters of all kinds. Wonder how they managed to rise out of the ashes?
As you walk around the old town and parts of the contemporary 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

18:00

Important Information
  • 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.
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