The 19th Century Corfu
Through centuries, Corfu constitutes an island of considerable cultural as well as historical significance. More specific, the 19th Century was for Corfu a special period of cultural, artistic and economic growth. A century that continues to shape the life of the island considerably even nowadays. Join us on a exquisite time travel to 19th Century Corfu and experience a unique tour which will reveal to you hidden cultural and architectural creations. Not only that but also witness the everyday life of people of that time, in the heart of the old town and its perimeter, where impressive sights are scattered. 19th
What all of the above have in common are all these naturally beautiful landscapes that God designed to embrace the Ionian Sea. In one of these places our intriguing journey begins, a historical journey best experienced only through walking among monuments and green gardens. A visit to famous Mon Repos, for instance, will offer you memories that will last a lifetime thanks to its historical importance and its amazing natural beauty.
Then, the closer you get to the sea, you will have the unique opportunity to witness how the Ionian Sea ideally embraces the imposing fortress located on the edge of the city, next to the captivating Saint Michael & Saint George Palace. The latter is considered to be the second largest Palace in Greece right after Old Royal Palace situated in Athens, the Greek Parliament. Its courtyard and its garden are the meeting point and wandering of the Corfiots.
We continue then by awakening all your senses, as the traditional side of the island unfolds in front of you, and depicts family life in a unique combination of sights, sounds and scents. And all that happens in a special museum where you will observe the everyday habits of a family of 19th Century. And as the story unfolds before you, you will completely perceive the historical facts of that time, and you will feel the real hospitality in an old house, which “lives” up to today.
These are some of the highlights of this great historical journey which cannot be missed. Our certified local guide will introduce you to all these unique cultural aspects of our island not very well known to the common tourist. Follow us and experience an imperial view of the past.
- Wear comfortable shoes, grab your camera and fully enjoy your tour.
- This tour is also available in German, Italian and Russian language upon request.
- Number of persons can be adjusted upon request at special prices.
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Meeting PointListon Square ''Pentofanaro''
Starting Time9:00 am
- Services of a certified local guide
- Private tour on foot at easy pace
- Coffee or drink at a local traditional cafe in old town
- Admission to sights
- Possibility of small deviation from our route if requested
- Transport From/To your hotel
- Personal Expenses