This Corfu Town Walking Shore Excursion begins at the center of the historical town in front of the old fortress. Your first stop on this Corfu Walking Tour is the magnificent Paleo Frourio of Corfu’s Town, a Venetian Fortress that has protected this Greek Island Paradise for centuries. After having time to explore the ruins your Licensed Corfu Tour Guide will point out the best places for you to take memorable pictures and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views across the Ionian Sea and Corfu Town .You will then continue with a leisurely stroll towards the Corfu Town’s Historic Quarter.
Our Corfu Town Walking Shore Excursion will let you visit the 19th century plaza of Spianada Square where you will see where the locals Corfiots gather year round to enjoy Music and the Arts. This Corfu Walking Shore Excursion also takes you to the The Palace of St Michael and St. Michael & St. George, a monumental palace constructed by the British Empire in the 1820’s, where you will be sure to take plenty of pictures and revel in this Greek Island’s quaint charm and timeless allure. Today the Palace of St. Michael & St. George houses the Municipal Art Gallery and the Corfu Museum of Asian Art which is recognized as being one of the best Asian Art Museums in Europe.
Your Corfu Walking Tour/Shore Excursion also guarantees you plenty of time with your local Corfu Tour Guide to explore Corfu Town’s Historic Quarter including famed Liston Street, the Town Hall Square and the Church of St. Spyridon, the islands patron saint whose remains are preserved in the sanctuary.These remains during religious holidays and high holy days are taken around the island in fantastic processions. The inside of the church is wonderfully decorated and is always a highlight of any Corfu Shore Excursion.
Corfu’s Old Town narrow cobble stone streets and winding passageways are always bustling with life and our Corfu Walking Shore Excursion is a great way to get a glimpse into the traditional life of the island residents as you pass majestic old buildings in the throng of traders, shoppers and tourists alike. The Greek Island of Corfu has managed to preserve and maintain its fantastic heritage and the entire Old Town Sector has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.No visit to this Greek Island Paradise is complete without visiting this old town sector.Indeed it is one of the most popular areas of the Corfu Shore Excursions.