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Old Fortress Corfu

Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece
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“old fortress” (209 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

This old fortress is well worth the visit. Stunning views and a lovely restaurant available on site. Lots of history to see.

Thank Paddy R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Maginificent place. The view of the city and the sea with all the boats is breathtaking. We visited the saint George church and walked all the way up to the top of the castle. There is also a Byzantine collection for visit and a cafe...More

Thank ale3andro
Reviewed yesterday

For 6 Euros a person the old fortress was great while visiting Corfu town, got loads of amazing information ranging from when Napolean was there to the Ottoman Empire. They have some fantastic structures inside from the St George Church to the Lighthouse right at...More

Thank Nsharpy
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Corfu Town and decided to visit the old fortress, the entrance fee is reasonable and they even gave our 18 year old son a student discount which helped (he is in further education). It was an interesting fortress, there is not much to...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The old fortress is a large and impressive complex that shows various passes of is long history. Climb to the top of the land tower for great panoramic views of Corfu City and it's surroundings.

Thank Eelco E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the old fortress and were not disappointed. €6 entry fee for adults was very reasonable. Plenty of steps and slopes but definitely worth getting to the top for amazing views of Corfu

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth visiting and climbing to the top for the fabulous views over the old town adn teh surrounding countryside.

Thank RutlandKatie
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Fortress itself is not all that special, but interestingly it does house the Ionian university Music School within. The sounds of music playing greeted us as we entered. St. George Church was nice. Some areas were not accessible. There were 2 interesting exhibits within...More

Thank PamYoung
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So. I usualy go to the Old fort for a beer at the cafe. Sometimes I walk all up to the top and sit on the edge. Lovely view of the city, as once the soldier saw it when they protected it. Here it is...More

Thank Xenia T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to visit, a must if you are in Corfu Town.. Just a very short walk from the old town. Reasonable entry fee. Wonderful views from the highest platform.

Thank Colin H
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7 November 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.
7 November 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!!!
8 September 2016|
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Response from Anne Z | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty much open all day it's even open in the evening