CORFU COUNTRYSIDE, FORESTS AND VILLAGES: (Tours 1-4)
Experience the Authentic Corfu by bicycle!
Four bicycling tours of various difficulty levels, through the lower hillside villages of mt. Pantokrator, olive tree groves and hairpin turns with panoramic views from above, locations where "The Durells" was filmed or inside a ferytale forest (MTB) with abandoned mysterious buildings.
• Tour 1: Easy/moderate, 18 km, 3-4 hours 2-3 km mild uphill mainly at the begining
• Tour 2 and "Pink Bike Tour": Moderate, 27-31 km, 4-5 hours, 4-5 km mild uphill.
• Tour 3: Moderate / strenuous, 16 km +8km uphill and downhill, 3,5-4 hours
• Tour 4: Biking in the Forest = Mountain biking, moderate / strenuous, 14 km with 4 km mild uphill in the beginning, 3,5-4 hours
• Track: Tours 1-3 Road and trekking (asphalt), Tour 4: Classic mountainbiking terain
• Participants: Tours 1-3: 2-20 Tour 4: 2-7
• Transport with car/minivan: (transport and support car available upon request)
Don’t miss the opportunity to see things in Corfu that ordinary tourists will never notice! It will be a much different tour from the classic walks around the crowded shopping streets, as every corner of the Old City may reveal a surprise. Together we will see the most interesting spots of the Old Town, we will chat about history and local customs and we will learn from each other
Track: Road trip
Distance: 10-12 km around Corfu Town
Duration: 3-5 hours
WALKING AND SIGHTSEEN Walk in the cobblestone alleys of the Old Town
Distance: 4 km
Duration: 3-5 hours
Notes: Visits to Mon Repos, Old Fortress, Churches and Museums can be arranged upon request. Tickets are not included in the price. Transport with car/minivan to and from Corfu Town or Port can be arranged upon request
The old town of Corfu listed as World Heritage by Unesco
Cross our cypress forests, olive groves and traditional villages at our own pace.
A varied route between sea and mountains.
The historical and cultural heritage of Corfu.
Take baths in the wild coves with turquoise waters.
Discover wild places off the beaten track that only the VAE makes accessible.
SEE CORFU FROM ABOVE
A biking or hiking tour up to the highlands of Corfu (approx. 900m. from the sea level). During the entire tour you will admire the panoramic views, down and several kilometers far away over the island or across to nearby Albania. Pantokrators’ rocky landscape and alpine tracks make it an ideal destination for MTB. The climate up there is never too hot, even in the middle of July and the air is scented from greek mountain herbs.
Mountain Biking Tour:
• Track: MTB (gravel)
• Distance covered: 16 km
• Track: Gravel paths with a little hillwalking
• Distance covered: 9 km
• Duration: 4.5-5 hours
• Walking/biking: 3 hours
• Difficulty level: moderate / strenuous
• Location: North East Corfu
• Transport with car/minivan: Yes
Many kilometers of Corfiot walking routes that lead into forested landscapes untouched by the mass tourism await for you to discover and explore. Such is the variety of Corfu's nature that walkers spend no more than an hour in any one landscape. From the sparkling blue sea to golden coastlines, through green and silver olive groves, next to creeks and waterfalls and up to the rocky alpine hills of mt. Pantokrator, the nature of the island reveals heavenly sceneries, ideal for walkers. We move on easily accessible and pre-chartered paths.
Hiking in Corfu: Forests, Hills, Creeks and Abandoned Mysterioys Locations
Track: Hiking, walking
Distance covered: 4-10 km
Duration: 3-5 hours
Walking: 2,5 - 4 hours
Difficulty level: easy to moderate
Cruise around Corfu, the second largest of the Ionian Islands, on a handcrafted COCO-MAT wooden bicycle. On this active half-day tour, visit Corfu Town Old Harbour, the Municipal Theatre of Corfu, Mon Repos Palace, Old Fortress, New Fortress, and other significant and historic landmarks. Along the way, stop for snacks and small refreshments to get a taste of the local cuisine.
Age-old plane trees shading the river. Imposing huge vertical rocks stand guard in its path. Thousands of birds glorify its beauty, thus exterminating the "mythical sorrow" in the name of the joy of life! Acheron is simply not enough to see and hear. You have to cross it and even walk through it to feel it's revitalizing power.
Spring, Summer and Autumn are quite hot in Corfu so biking tours sometimes need to get to the beach for a while.
Ermones beach is one of the most graphics beaches on Corfu with green waters and big amazing rocks. Bike to that beach is a really nice fun.
Join our Palaiokastritsa Vespa Tour to ride along scenic country roads and traditional villages, including a visit to Palaiokastritsa, and Angelokastro. This tour includes a hearty Corfiot cuisine lunch with a fine selection of original local dishes.
I believe very strongly that a tennis player who will come to our beautiful island for vacations should play at least one time at the oldest Tennis Club of Greece. Me as a tennis coach, will definitely find a way to make this player live an unforgettable tennis experience
-Swim at multiple little bays and coves
-Explore the most dramatic part of Corfu Island - The North
-Cross the major mountain of the island
-Excellent balance between trekking and swimming with a twist of culture
-Discover many of the hidden gems of the island
The Trek & Swim on the island of Kerkyra programme is designed to bring together two of the best activities the island can offer… Trekking the mountainous north and Swimming amongst the most beautiful picturesque bays! In one week, we explore the north of the island on foot, with its amazing sunsets and dramatic cliffs. We also take of advantage of the refreshing deep blue sea, the endless coastline and multiple inviting bays. The cherry on the cake is crossing the main mountain of the island and standing on the highest peak!
Corfu is one of the most beautiful Ionian islands, featuring a picturesque mountain landscape and a large selection of beaches. While all of Greece was ruled by the Ottoman Empire, culture, music, and poetry developed on the island of Corfu. On this tour you will learn the most interesting facts of this wonderful island.
You will see and learn
- History of the old city of Kerkyra
- Why the city center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Paleo Frurio or the Venetian fortress
- Neo Frurio, new fortress
- Little Paris on Liston street
And finally, we will walk around the city and talk about how and why the music and poetry of Greece, was developed in Corfu. I will show you one of the island’s oldest bakeries, with a secret cake called “Bolshevik”. I will tell you about the origin of this incredibly delicious cake.
A fun and exciting way to see rural Corfu, the Vespa scooter tour includes several mini-adventures packaged into one. Drive scenic country roads to two local wineries, taste olive oil, visit a local distillery, and walk through a folklore museum. You will also enjoy a typical Corfiot lunch and visit an artisan sweet factory.
Discover the coast and villages of Paleokastritsa with ease—and a guide to prevent you getting lost—on this scooter tour from Corfu Town. Avoid the planning involved in car hire or public transport, and feel the breeze on your skin as you zip by beaches, explore traditional villages, and visit a Byzantine Monastery and castle. The tour includes lunch and lets you choose a Vespa or Piaggo MP3 trike.