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Walking and Trekking on Corfu

The Corfu Trail and 22 day-walks

Guidebook to 22 day walks on the Greek island of Corfu and the Corfu Trail, a 150km route described in 10 stages. The day walks are spread across the whole island and visit olive groves, coastal paths, sandy beaches, lush green hillsides and picturesque villages. The Corfu Trail runs the length of the island from Kavos north to Agios Spyridonas.


best time is spring through to autumn; all the walks can be done year round but accommodation is easier to find May to October


Corfu Town, Agios Georgios north and south, Aharavi, Barbati, Benitses, Kalami, Kavos, Liapades, Paleokastritsa, Paramonas, Pelekas


holiday walks are graded and range from easy to mildly strenuous; plenty of routes for strolling but challenging long traverses too; Corfu Trail suitable for novices and experienced walkers

Must See

the 911m Pandokratoras mountain in the northeast, a vast limestone massif looking to the Albanian coastline, and dominating stunning stretches of coast; gorgeous beaches of golden sand on the island's west coast; Paleokastritsa and its beautiful bays; the Angelokastro fortress; Cape Drastis and Porto Timoni
4 Nov 2015
5 Jul 2024
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.15cm

A guidebook to 22 day walks on the Greek island of Corfu, plus the Corfu Trail. Exploring both the island’s stunning coast and unspoilt interior, the routes are graded from easy to strenuous with options to suit most abilities and ambitions.

The day walks range from 4 to 18km (2–11 miles) and can be enjoyed in 2–5 hours. The 150km (93 mile) Corfu Trail traverses the island from south to north and is presented in 10 stages.

  • Clear route description and sketch maps included for each walk
  • Detailed information on refreshments and access
  • Suggestions for walking bases
  • Accommodation listings for the Corfu Trail
  • Local points of interest, plants and wildlife and Greek cuisine

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Gillian Price Cicerone author PRICE

By Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice. Gillian has steadily explored the mountain ranges of Italy, and Corsica, and brought them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. She is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) and Mountain Wilderness.

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