CORFU CITY TOUR
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- 3 hours
- Corfu town
Price Per Person
- The tour starts from 4,28€ per person.
Corfu townCorfu is a city and a former municipality on the island of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit.It is the capital of the island and of the Corfu regional unit. The city also serves as a capital for the region of the Ionian Islands. The city (pop. 28,185 in 2001) is a major tourist attraction, and has played an important role since the 8th century. The city has become known as a Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles.In 2007, the old town of the city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.The municipal unit of Corfu city has a land area of 41.905 km2 (16.180 sq mi) and a total population of 39,487 inhabitants. Besides the city of Corfu/Kérkyra, its largest other towns are Kanáli (pop. 3,556), Potamós (2,365), Kontokáli (1,616), Alepoú (1,606), and Gouviá (952).Read More...
Full Tour Description
Corfu Town is a major tourist attraction, and has played an important role since the 8th century. The old town of the city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The old fortifications of the town, formerly so extensive as to require a force of from 10,000 to 20,000 troops to man them. There is promenade by the seashore towards the bay of Garitsa ) and also a handsome esplanade between the town and the citadel called Liston. Corfu town today is a vivid tapestry of cultures—a sophisticated weave, where charm, history, and natural beauty blend. Stroll down narrow cobbled streets and admire the Venetian influence in the architecture, as the town's history comes to life.
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