Corfu: History and Culture Walking Tour

Corfu: History and Culture Walking Tour

From $89.19 per person

Discover the fascinating history of Corfu and observe the historic, cultural and architectural footprints left by the Venetians, French and British on this walking tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 6:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Greek, English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Soak up the atmosphere of the city as you stroll through the alleways and squares of the historic center
  • Visit the Old Fortress, a fortress dating back to Venetian times
  • Immerse yourself in Corfu's melting pot of cultures and witness the impact this left on the island's inhabitants
Full description
Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Corfu Town on this walking tour. Begin your tour at the Old Fortress, a Venetian fortress located in the historical center. Enjoy a guided tour of the fortress and see the impact left by the Venetians on the culture and tradition of the area. Afterwards, enjoy a stroll through the historical center, passing by deserted alleyways and lively squares and fountains as you make your way to the famous St. Spyridon Church. Admire the unique architecture of this 16th-century Greek Orthodox Church and marvel at its bell tower, the highest in the Iodan Islands. Finish your tour at the Town Hall Square, which was once considered the most exclusive neighborhood in Corfu. Here, admire impressive monuments and learn more about Corfu's elite who used to meet here.
Includes
  • Old Fortress entrance fee
  • Coffee or tea
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Your guide will be waiting for you by the statue of Schulenburg in front of the Old Fortress

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

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Great tour through Corfu with our very knowledgeable and passionate guide Ariti yesterday!Ariti was a vast foundation of knowledge and was very open to any questions that were asked. We would highly recommend the tour, well worth it!Lots of new information learned about Corfu's fascinating history and Ariti's knowledge as a local of Corfu was second to none!Very pleasant and enjoyable experience!

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October 8, 2020

Sehr informativ mit hochkompetenter tourguide. Sie hat uns alles gut erklärt. Hatten das Glück nur zu zweit zu sein. Das Ginger Bier und die Krapfen waren ausgezeichnet.

September 18, 2020

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Great tour. Guide was absolutely lovely and very knowledgeable. Value for money - unexpected surprises throw in like liquor tasting and sampling local food. Well worth the money.

October 4, 2020

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