Corfu old town is Unesco world heritage site that we will walk and photograph. The old town has hundreds hidden unique places, small alleys and hidden spots to shoot that most of the tourists never discover, we will visit the moat in front of the old fortress the very old port of Corfu And many other spots in the old town that no map includes them, we will also shoot landmarks of the old town. i will teach you how to take unique Travel photographs, what settings to use and i will try to answer any questions you will ask me about photography i will also take your memorable portraits in Corfu.At the end of the workshop we will try local traditional refreshments.
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 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: Moderate, 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)
Our Cruise to Albania from Corfu is aimed at adventurous travellers seeking something out of the ordinary.From the Port of Corfu, we follow the Albanian coast to the city port of Saranda. After a short coffee break in Saranda, a 20 km guided coach tour of the south coast’s virgin shores and scattered islands is available for those who want it. Leaving the mainland again, we pass small picturesque villages and endless fertile plains that lead to a great lake. The highlight of your day will be a visit to Butrint – an UNESCO World Heritage site. Over the centuries, the ancient town had disappeared under layers of silt and vegetation.In recent years, however, archaeologists have uncovered some of the finest working town remains in the Mediterranean. At the edge of the lake is the ancient city of Vouthrota. Lunch is served upon your return to Saranda.In the afternoon, there will be a walking tour of Saranda, after which we depart for Corfu.
Bike the Town experience is the best way to see all of the historical center of Corfu town and its surrounding, most visited by locals areas. With our meeting point in the heart of Corfu town, we will bike through the traditional neighborhoods, visit a few historical sights such as the Old Fortress and Mon Repo, and be amazed by the unique architecture blending perfectly with the rich nature of the local parks and the sea-side. It is our belief that you can only fully experience a town after tasting some of its traditional flavors, thus we have taken after that local and locally made snacks and drinks will be part of this memorable experience. The means to fulfill all the above, are the gorgeous and extra comfortable Cocomat Wooden Bicycles, on three different sizes: Male, female, and teens.
After meeting your food-loving guide, set off on an exploration that will introduce you to the local culinary scene. In this 4-hour experience, your guide will share with you insights into the enduring history of Greek food and the local culture. Strolling with an expert local guide means nothing will get past you. You'll learn why food is a special element of Greek culture; the variety of fresh and organic ingredients that the Greek land provides us with during each season; how different spices have different uses and what makes Greek cuisine so special. Featuring 10 delicious tastings like noubolo, sikomaida, feta cheese,porpetes,tsigareli and the famous Corfiot olives, you'll get to escape the crowds and taste the best of what Corfu island has to offer.You will visit many different food and pastry shops, off-the-beaten-path taverns & traditional restaurants, while you will also explore the Local Open Market,
SEE CORFU FROM ABOVEA 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 Hiking Tour: • Track: Gravel paths with a little hillwalking • Distance covered: 9 km ->Tour details • Duration: 4.5-5 hours • Walking/biking: 3 hours • Difficulty level: moderate / strenuous • Location: North East Corfu • Transport with car/minivan: Yes
STRONG POINTSThe old town of Corfu listed as World Heritage by UnescoCross 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.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see things in Corfu that ordinary tourists will never notice! It will be indeed 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.BICYCLE TOURTrack: Road tripDistance: 10-12 km around Corfu TownDuration: 3-5 hoursWALKING AND SIGHTSEEN Walk in the cobblestone alleys of the Old TownDistance: 4 km Duration: 3-5 hoursNotes: 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: Transport to and from Corfu Town or Port can be arranged upon request
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.
Passing from the Achillion Palace, built for the Empress Elizabeth of Austria (Sissy), this walk takes you on an exploration of “Gastourion” village and to the summit of Mount “Agia Kyriaki” (288 meters). The hike has many spots associated with the Empress, and there are several lovely viewpoints which the best of all is up to the chapel, facing the magnificent view of east coast with picturesque “Pontikonisi” (Mouse Island) and Corfu Town. The walk is mostly inside dense vegetation and part on road.
Indulge your inner foodie on this 3-hour private food tour and explore the culinary scene of Corfu! Enjoy the undivided attention of your private guide, as you discover well-hidden eating spots located off the beaten track, taste the most delicious Corfu delicacies and learn about Corfu' s culinary heritage! Along the tour, you will also have the chance to discover the most popular sights of Corfu Town and learn about Corfu history and culture from your knowledgeable guide!
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.