Corfu Kassiopi Tower

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Location: Kasiopi

The Tower of Kassiopi is placed on top of a hill to the north of the town of Corfu, overlooking the harbor and the surrounding region. The tower was built to protect the town and its port from the attacks of enemies and pirate invasions. It dates back to the mid-12th century and has some Roman and Byzantine foundations.

Unfortunately, the tower was seriously damaged by the Ottomans during the Venetian rule, in the 14th century, and also by the Venetians, who were said to have used the building material of this tower to reinforce the towers of Corfu town. In our days, some efforts have been made to restore it but it yet lies in ruins.

How to get there

The Kassiopi Tower is located in Kassiopi Village.

Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus, or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 26610 39911, 0030 693 484 3704, or 0030 694 726 6811, or booking your taxi online.

Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car and picking it up directly from the airport, port, or your hotel. Using a rental car allows visitors to discover Kassiopi Tower and many other points of interest in Corfu at their own pace.

Public transport: The central bus station of the island is located at Corfu Town. There are several buses from Corfu Town to Kassiopi during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop at every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.



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