The aroma of centuries – the city of Corfu
One of the brightest and most dynamic cities of Corfu is Corfu. This is a very colorful and atmospheric city, which left a significant imprint in the history of Greece. Under Venetian influence, using elements of French and English architecture, luxurious buildings and structures were built here, which are associated with historical facts and events of the thousand-year history of Corfu.
An important part in the history of the city was made by the fleet of the Russian Empire, when Admiral Ushakov was at the head. It is his monument that is installed on one of the most beautiful and important squares of the city. In order for you to have the opportunity to get to know this amazing city better, our company has organized an amazing tour that will be full of visits to the most important sights and architectural structures of Corfu.
The main attractions of Corfu
Our journey will begin in the Kanoni area. It is from here that incredible panoramas of the coast and the temple of the Blachernae miraculous icon of the Virgin open. And also to no less picturesque small islands, among which there will be Pontikonisi, which is called the mouse island.
You can also see the Church of Pantokrator. Still very close to the area is the residence of Mon Repos, which is royal. The main fortifications are the old and new fortresses, which seem to protect the modern city from enemy attacks even now.
The history of the city is really rich, so there will be something to see here. You will also hear many funny and even mystical legends and myths that have been circulating among the locals for many centuries. After you have enjoyed the panorama to your heart’s content, we can walk around Spianada Square. Next, we will go to the French street Liston, it is here that you can feel the atmosphere of the Parisian Rivalry. Here you will be bewitched by aristocratic restraint, aromas of fresh pastries and strong coffee.
But the real pearl and heart of the city is the Temple of St. Spyridon Trimifuntsky, who is the patron saint of the island of Corfu. It is here that the incorruptible relics of the saint are kept. The tour will be very rich and informative, you will have to walk a lot, so be sure to wear comfortable and comfortable shoes and bring a hat with you.
Our tour will end with free time, during which you can stroll through the squares, ancient streets or visit one of the souvenir shops, a jewelry boutique or try a delicious traditional cappuccino in a local cafe. There is everything that your heart desires.
Our company makes sure that our clients have a varied selection of tours and excursions, so you definitely will not be bored.
The stunning island of Corfu is sure to impress you with its friendliness, beauty and colorfulness. Relax your mind and body on the magical Greek island of Corfu!