Old Fortress Corfu

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  • Address: Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece‬
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2661048310
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Light House, View Point, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

Old Fortress Corfu - Review

A venetian fort built in the 15th century, the Old fortress is as much a modern part of Corfu as it is historical. The old structure was built to protect the island from Ottoman intruders when the Venetians were ruling the region.

Today the Old fortress offers a view of the gorgeous sea as you explore the fortress’s magnificence and caliber

Highlights include:

  • Lighthouse
  • Ancient ruins

Old Fortress Corfu Information

  • Carry drinking water and snacks if you plan to stay for a long time.
  • Sturdy shoes and comfortable clothes will go a long way.
  • Other contact numbers: +30 26610 48311, +30 26610  48120, +30 26610 47914

Old Fortress Corfu Ticket Prices

  • Adults: 4 Euros
  • Students and E.U. seniors over 60: 2 Euros

Old Fortress Corfu Opening and Closing Hours

  • Lighthouse closes at 7.00 pm
  • Holidays: 8:30am-3pm

How To reach Old Fortress Corfu by Public Transport

  • Bus: AfetiriaLeoforion
  • Hire a Taxi/ Radio Cab.
  • Rent a Car.
  • Rent a Bicycle to reach the place.

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TripHobo Highlights for Old Fortress Corfu

  • Old Fortress Corfu Address: Paleo Enetiko Frouno, Corfu Town, Greece‬
  • Old Fortress Corfu Contact Number: +30-2661048310
  • Old Fortress Corfu Timing: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Old Fortress Corfu Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit Old Fortress Corfu(preferred time): 08:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Old Fortress Corfu: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Old Fortress Corfu

  • 95% of people who visit Corfu include Old Fortress Corfu in their plan

  • 25.53% of people start their Old Fortress Corfu visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Old Fortress Corfu

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

94.42% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Old Fortress Corfu

People normally club together Malibu Summer Club and Kontogialos Beach while planning their visit to Old Fortress Corfu.

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  • Interesting site to visit, only €6 entry fee (2018). Not all areas are accessible to those with limited mobility. Great for kids as you can scramble about a bit. Be warned, there's not much shade and the climb to see the views from the lighthouse is pretty steep & uneven. Fantastic restaurant in the grounds with great local cuisine and great views over the bay to Mon Repos. Toilets available too.

  • Must visit place in Corfu apart from it's secluded beaches. This old fort should be visited in a sunny day next to old fort is beautiful Ionian sea and you swim as well.It had entry fee of 6 euros for adults and for students 3 euros. Inside the fort is st. George's church

  • Beautiful fortress, visit it in a sunny day. The walk to the top is amazing, full of history, with views from all around the place. The Old Fortress of Corfu is a Venetian fortress in the city of Corfu. The fortress covers the promontory which initially contained the old town of Corfu that had emerged during Byzantine times.

  • It's Okay... The view on top of the fort in the middle is nice, as well as the walk up to it. Unfortunately you can't actually reach the fort in the back. But coman Greek (or local Corfu) government, show some respect for your heritage. There is too much traffic inside the monument itself. I get it, that it needs to be supplied and people work there, but cars parked all over the place as well as trucks driving up and and down the ancient paths just hurts to see. What also hurts to see is that you allow (Or at least not discourage) people from climbing all over the monument. And than there is graffiti and carvings everywhere. The little museums near the beginning are a bit bare as well, as is other information signs, etc... Still worth a visit, though. The entrance price is not that steep. I just hope they will start treating the fort a bit better in the future

  • Really good views into the sea, you could see mainland Greece and Albania from there. You can find parking in a large parking lot infront of the fort. Entrance is free after 3.30, but some of the gates are closed, so you cannot explore the whole fort.

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