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Old Fortress Corfu

Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece
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“old fortress” (233 reviews)
“sailing club” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece
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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful walk with lovely views from the top. Great place to stroll around in the evening. It was not very busy and was very relaxing.

Thank e77en
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Visited Corfu town during an evening cruise from Kassioppii and found it irritating with people constantly hassling us to go into the bars etc, prices very inflated and felt liked we were being ripped off. There was rubbish everywhere and no one seemed to care,...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Well worth a visit the history of this place is amazing, including St Georges church. Make sure that you take the path to the top, you are rewarded with great views over Corfu Town.

Thank MarkandJulieDavis
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

The place is massive. 6 euros it's ok. Very little information around. Most of it was closed and out of bounds. Great views from the lighthouse. Avoid the heat of midday

Thank martinryder1956
Reviewed July 29, 2017

I spent an unexpected day alone in Kerkyra and HAD to visit the old fort. Being from Scotland I was expecting to pay a premium for this beautiful attraction but no, €6!!! Seriously, six euros! The fort is stunning, it's not been recreated or reimagined...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you like to explore the heritage of a place. Kids free, €6 per adult. A little museum to explore on entry, our 8 year old child loves history and enjoyed looking at the carvings and paintings. A steep, slippery ascent to...More

Thank Emerald1SteelCity
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Me and my son loved going to the Old Fortress. It was a lovely walk and we loved walking to the top. The views were amazing, it's definitely something you need to check out!! There is lots of history there to learn about and was...More

Thank SelinaWeenie
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The Venetian built fort is impressive, particularly in the thickness of its walls. They used innovative architecture and the mountain to do it. You get an excellent 360 degree view of Corfu. The walk up is not too steep but the cobblestones can be slippery....More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

if you come to corfu town, you have to visit the old fortress. it is really worth it. it is one of the must see in the old town.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Paid 6 error to get in . I'm a massive history buff and love nothing more than to see a castle. My daughter got told off for reading an information sigh and touching it? The church was not too bad. Climbed to the top to...More

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November 6, 2016|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
It's only a short walk, just beware the heat and time of day.
November 6, 2016|
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Response from Karl W | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 5 minutes, I got some beautiful pictures of the church and there are some lovely restaurants just outside to enjoy a coffee whilst visiting. The interior is amazing, enjoy!!!
September 8, 2016|
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Response from Cyp62 | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty much open all day it's even open in the evening