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Corfu and Paxos, Greece

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  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Difficulty: Level 2-3
  • Tour Type: Self Guided
  • Availability: Daily 11th May to 29th September
  • Location: Corfu
Tour Details

This walking holiday in Greece takes in the Islands of Corfu and Paxos. Our Corfu and Paxos walking vacation lets you explore and enjoy the highlights of the Corfu Trail. The Corfu Trail is a walking route on the Ionian Island of Corfu in Greece. While on our walking holiday you can enjoy walking in Corfu, as it has some spectacular natural beauty. You can explore Corfu Town with its maze of streets lined with alfresco cafes, markets and Byzantine buildings.

During our Corfu and Paxos walking tour, you will take a short stay on another Ionian Island, Paxos. It has remained very authentic and picturesque, featuring Venetian architecture, white beaches, clear blue waters and lustrous vegetation. Coming back from Paxos, you will wander amidst wildflowers on the slope of Mount Pantokrator in the very north of Corfu, admiring the stunning views over Albania. You encounter traditional villages where real Greek food and refreshments are served.

Starting Location

Corfu

Price Includes

  • 7 nights bed and breakfast
  • 2 or 3 star equivalent hotels
  • Information Pack
  • Route Instructions/maps
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transfers to and from Corfu airport

Price Excludes

  • Transport before and after tour
  • Single Rooms
  • Flights
  • Public Transport – Sinarades-Corfu Town
  • Boat ticket ( optional Moggonisi to Paxos Beach)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Ferry tickets Corfu – Paxos
  • Extra nights
  • City Taxes
Trip Info

Walk Characteristics

The walks are mostly on unsurfaced tracks; cobbled mule paths, footpaths and some tarmac roads.

Best Time To Travel

The best time to travel is usually between May and June and September. The summer months can get very hot which can be difficult to walk in.

Difficulty

A level 2-3 self-guided walking tour or which most walks are level 2

Accommodation – Subject to Change

2 nights Hotel Rossis
1 night  Konstantinoupolis Hotel
2 nights Paxos Beach Hotel
2 nights Pantokrtor Hotel

Travel Insurance

It is a requirement of booking this tour with Hooked on Walking that you have suitable travel insurance which covers you for the chosen activity and for emergency evacuation and hospital care.

Itinerary

Day 1Travel to Corfu

Arrival on Corfu airport. Taxi transfer to your hotel in the village Mesoggi located on the east coast of Corfu; south of Corfu town.

Day 2Round walk Korysson Lagoon 9.8 miles, 15.8km 180/180m up/down, 5 hours

The start of our Corfu and Paxos walking holiday. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the start of the walk on Issos Beach. Walk from here along the impressive Korysson Lagoon before heading for the East coast via Chlomatiana. The walk ends at your hotel in Mesoggi.

Day 3Corfu trail Central Corfu 10.6 miles, 17km 785/705m up/down, 6 Hours

Transfer from the hotel to Stronggyli where you walk via the Corfu Trail. A pleasant footpath takes you on the slopes of Agii Deka; the highest peak of Central Corfu (676m). You follow the historic mule paths past traditional mountain villages. Travel from Sinarades to Corfu Town by public transport.

Day 4From Corfu to Paxos

Free morning to explore the attractive streets and squares of Corfu Town, before setting sail to the pretty island of Paxos. Transfer to your hotel in Paxos where you will have free time to relax and explore.

Day 5Circular walk on Paxos 6.2 miles, 10km 200/200m up/down, 3 hours

A circular walk on Paxos Island accompanied by the song of cicadas. You walk via the charming town of Gaios uphill and past several rural villages. Then you cross the island to the cliffs on the west and come to Tripitos Arch. Via the old capital Ozias you come down to the coast and cross the bridge to Moggonisi Island. From this point, you can either return to your hotel by boat or on foot.

Day 6 From Paxos to Corfu and walk on Corfu 7.5 miles, 12km 575/220m up/down, 4 hours

Transfer from your hotel to the port of Gaios and per Flying Dolphin boat in the early morning form Paxos to Corfu. From there you will be transferred to Rekini. Walk along the foot of the Pantokrator Mountains in Northern Corfu, passing time-forgotten villages. At the end of the walk, you will be transferred to your hotel, next to the beach. In spring there are numerous orchids on Mount Pantokrator.

Day 7Walk across the Pantokrator Mountain 13.6 miles, 21.8km 400/750m up/down, 7 hours

Today’s finale takes us to the saddle of the Pantokrator for stunning views of the nearby Albanian mountains. Picturesque ancient villages, including the almost-abandoned highlight of Old Perithia, line our way on our descent to the tip of Corfu’s northern coast, and the very end of the Corfu Trail.

Day 8Departure

Transfer to the airport and departure.

 

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How to get there

Fly to Corfu airport where transfers are included to your hotel.

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