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    Corfu’s Timeless Heritage Guided Tour: Corfu Town, Archaeological & Byzantine Museums

    • Duration: 3 Hours
    • Meeting Point: Hotel Corfu Palace
    • 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, Archeology, Religion
    Tour Highlights
    • Step into the Corfu Archaeological Museum and discover the secrets of ancient Corfu through meticulously preserved artifacts.
    • Immerse yourself in the opulent world of Byzantine art at the Byzantine Museum, adorned with exquisite heirlooms from the 15th-17th centuries.
    • Wander the UNESCO-listed cobblestone alleys of Corfu's Old Town, where Venetian fortresses, French arcades, and British neoclassical mansions transport you back in time.
    Description

    Embark on an extraordinary 3-hour journey through the layers of Corfu’s vibrant history. This handpicked tour promises a captivating blend of archaeology, Byzantine art, and the Old Town’s undeniable charm.

    If you have a penchant for Greek history and archaeology, this tour is tailor-made for you. Begin your odyssey at the Corfu Archaeological Museum, a treasure trove of antiquities that whisper tales of the island’s illustrious Greek and Roman epochs. Marvel at exquisitely preserved sculptures, pottery, and relics, each a testament to Corfu’s ancient legacy. Under the guidance of our expert, delve into the museum’s 1,600 exhibits, accompanied by vivid narrations of Ancient Corfu’s chronicles. Behold the monumental legend of the 6th century BC, where the captivating depiction of Medusa awaits your discovery.

    After journeying through the enchanting Old Town, you’ll arrive at the Byzantine Museum, a sanctuary of Byzantine artistry. Here, a splendid collection of icons and religious artifacts unveils the harmonious blend of Eastern and Western influences. Each masterpiece holds a profound spiritual significance, echoing the deep cultural resonance of the era. As you step into the Antivouniotissa Church and Byzantine Museum, be prepared to be enraptured by the magnificent Byzantine treasures from the 15th-17th centuries, each a testament to the island’s enduring cultural tapestry.

    The tour will lead you through the UNESCO-listed labyrinth of Corfu’s Old Town, a living testament to the island’s cultural legacy. Venetian fortresses, elegant French arcades, and stately British neoclassical mansions stand as silent witnesses to centuries of history. Marvel at the grandeur of the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, an architectural gem embodying Corfu’s rich cultural fusion. The expansive Spianada Square, the largest in the Balkans, and the iconic Liston, exuding timeless elegance, will leave you spellbound. In the heart of the Old Town lies Campiello, the oldest and most scenic neighborhood, where the essence of Corfu’s past and present converges in a tapestry of enchantment. Book now for an enthralling cultural adventure that promises cherished memories of this captivating island.

    Places to explore
    • Archaeological Museum of Corfu: Uncover the most significant findings of ancient Corfu, meticulously curated to tell the island's story.
    • Church of Antivouniotissa/Byzantine Museum: A testament to survival, this church-turned-museum houses an impressive collection of icons reflecting Byzantine and Cretan art.
    • Spianada Square: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the largest downtown square in the Balkans.
    • Liston: An iconic building brimming with elegance, a quintessential stop in Corfu Town.
    • Campiello: The oldest and most scenic neighborhood in the heart of the Old Town, where the past and present intertwine in harmony.
    Prices

    Meeting Point

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

    Departure Time

    10:00

    Price Includes

    • Licensed tourist guide

    Price Excludes

    • Entrance fee to the Archaeological Museum: 10€
    • Entrance fee to the Byzantine Museum: 5€
    • Transfers from / to the hotel
    • Meals/drinks
    • Tips
    Important Information
    • 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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