Walking and Trekking on Corfu

The Corfu Trail and 22 outstanding day-walks

By Gillian Price

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.

Seasons

Seasons

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

Centres

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

Difficulty

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

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
ISBN
9781852847951
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Published
4 Nov 2015
Reprinted
26 Jul 2018
Edition
First
Pages
192
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.2cm
Weight
220g
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Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountains and flatter bits of Italy. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written outstanding Cicerone guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica and Corfu. An adamant promoter of public transport to minimise environmental impact, Gillian belongs to Mountain Wilderness and is an active member of the Venice branch of CAI, the Italian Alpine Club.

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