Beautiful Corfu - An Island Paradise NEW TOUR

From £1,295
2 - 11 April 2020

Beautiful Corfu
An Island Paradise

NEW TOUR

First tour sold out

2 - 11 April
10 days  9 nights

Half board

A visit to this enchanting Greek Island, rich in history with palaces and Byzantine architecture, secluded beaches and charming villages so beloved by the Durrells. Plus an additional day and overnight stay in riverside, Kingston upon Thames with a cruise on the river to Hampton Court.

Itinerary includes:

  • Morning departure from Jersey to Gatwick with BA (Aurigny from Guernsey).
  • Coach transfer to Kingston upon Thames with a river cruise on the Thames to Hampton Court for afternoon tea.
  • Overnight stay at the four star, DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Kingston upon Thames with dinner, wines included.
  • Morning transfer to Heathrow for British Airways 10.15am flight to Corfu.
  • Eight nights, half board with wines at the magnificent, five star, beach side, Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel in the resort of Kanoni. Hotel is set in 45,000 square metres of grounds and gardens with indoor and outdoor pools, private beach and spectacular views across to Mouse Island and Corfu town.
  • Full day to explore Corfu town with a guided tour of the centre and plenty time to enjoy this architecturally beautiful capital and its museums,castles, markets and shops.
  • Free day to relax and enjoy the hotel facilities and visit Mouse Island by boat.
  • A day in the footsteps of the Durrells with lunch at the their former home (now a restaurant) “The White House” in Kalami and other sites featured in the book “My family and other animals”. Tour along the coast to Kassiopi and the “Lake of the Lilies”.
  • Coach tour to see the spectacular scenery of Northern Corfu, visiting the resort of Paleokastritsa with a boat trip around the sea caves then down the coast to Lakones and Makrades.
  • Morning excursion to the south of the island including Lake Korission, the dunes of Agios Georgios and the river port of Lefkimi.
  • Excursion to the mansion of Mon Repos with wine tasting of local Corfu and Greek wines.
  • Return flight to Heathrow departing 12.55pm with transfer to Gatwick arriving Jersey at 9.20pm (Guernsey flight with Aurigny arriving 7.30pm).

Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel

We will stay at the Corfu Palace hotel, a magnificent five star hotel, set in 45,000 square metres of grounds and gardens, overlooking the Ionian Sea and Mouse Island, in the stunning resort of Kanoni. The first class facilities include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a private beach, tennis courts, gym, sauna and health club, bowls and a casino.

Corfu Town

Staying in Corfu Town, rich in the beautiful architectural legacy left by the Venetians. You will have time to explore the narrow streets, cafes, shops and the picturesque harbour. Attractions include the Byzantine and Archaeological Museums, the gardens of Mon Repos, the Old Fortress and the Achilleion Palace built by the Empress Sissi of Austria.

In the footsteps of the Durrells

Spend a day in the footsteps of the Durrells who lived in Corfu in the 1930’s. We take a boat to Pontikonisi, also known as Mouse Island, which Gerald and his sister Margo loved to visit and where Gerald Durrell’s ashes are scattered. We lunch at “The White House” in Kalami on the beautiful north coast which was once the Durrell’s family home. In the afternoon we visit the Lake of the Lillies featured in the book “My Family and Other Animals”.

Northern & Southern Corfu

We head north to see the spectacular scenery of Northern Corfu, visiting the resort of Paleokastritsa with a boat trip around the sea caves then down the coast to Lakones and on to the shops in Makrades. In the south we visit Lake Korission, the largest lagoon in Corfu and an important wetland, sheltering more than 120 species of birds and other animals. Then on to the dunes of Agios Georgios, Lefkimi and wine tasting of Corfu and Greek wines.

Inclusive from Jersey and Guernsey

£1,295 per person

Single Supplement: £350.

To Book Now

Call reservations on 01534 619633

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Call reservations on 01534 619633

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