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Small Group Corfu Walking City Tour

Walking Tour in Corfu for up to 12 Guests

  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Meeting Point: Schulenburg’s Statue
  • Departure: Monday 10:00 and 17:30, Wednesday 18:00
  • Full Price: 42€ / Person
  • Languages: English
  • Max No of participants: 12
  • Age: minimum 11
  • Tour Type: Guided Tour-History, Culture
Tour Highlights
  • Explore the highlights of the city like a local and get to know the unique charm of the island's capital together with your local tour guide.
  • Discover the charming architecture of Corfu old town through iconic buildings, historic landmarks, and scenic neighbourhoods.
  • Small group guarantee: max. 12 participants
Description

Enjoy an exciting tour of the old town of Corfu, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2007.
Take a long walk through the city to get to know the famous magnificent buildings and Venetian mansions that adorn the image of Corfu City. During your guided tour, stroll through the cobbled streets of the old town and small enchanted squares and discover Corfu city through the eyes of a local. Admire all the sights of the beautiful and historic city from the outside on your extended city walk. Marvel at the magnificent Esplanade, one of the most beautiful and largest squares in Greece, and the beautiful Liston arcade gallery, under which there are numerous cafés and bars. Opposite the Esplanade you can also see the old fortress, which was built in the 14th century by Venetians. Near the Esplanade is also the Neoclassical Palace of St. Michael and St. George. Marvel at the most magnificent and imposing building in Corfu, built between 1819 and 1823. During your guided tour, you will also pass City Hall Square, where you will see one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, the Dimarcheion . The Town Hall, which was expanded in 1903, was originally a meeting hall of the Venetian nobility. Also consider the Episcopal Church of San Giacomo, located next to the Town Hall and built in the 17thcentury.The visit to the oldest quarter of the island, Campiello, is of course not to be missed on your tour. This beautiful neighborhood has some of the most beautiful architectures of the entire island. You will also be able to see the Church of the Patron Saint of Kerkyra on your city walk, which houses the relics of Saint Spyridon. On the bustling streets of Corfu-town you will find many interesting stalls and shops offering many typical island products such as kumquat and Corfiot olive oil. You will also find pastry shops serving delicious delicacies, tavernas and wine cellars with local wines.

Places you explore in Corfu Town
  • Spianada Square: A beautiful downtown square, the largest in the Balkans.
  • Boschetto Garden: A small Italian Renaissance style garden also called the Durrell Garden.
  • 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.
  • Campielo: The oldest and most scenic neighbourhood in the heart of old town.
  • The gardens of the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George, housing the museum of Asian Art.
  • The Jewish district, with alleys lined with remains of 18th century buildings and the Synagogue.

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

Monday 10:00 and 17:30
Wednesday 18:00

Price Includes

  • Professional tour guide
  • Small group tour with up to 12 guests.

Price Excludes

  • Visits to museums, fortresses, etc.
  • 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.
  • Children: The tour involves more than 2 hours walking and standing. Some children might not be able to do this and may have a limited attention span. Please consider whether this tour is suitable for your children before booking.
  • Copyrights: The content of the tour is the result of the hard work done by our team. 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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