Day 1: Embarkation at Corfu Island
You will arrive individually at the Corfu airport and make your way to the port where the ship awaits. You can book, in advance, a transfer from the airport to the ship for an extra fee. At 2:00pm you can start checking-in on the Panagiota. The tour begins with dinner on board.
Overnight in Corfu.
Day 2: Corfu Island – Parga
After breakfast, your tour guide takes you for an exciting wander through the UNESCO-World-Heritage old town of Corfu. Afterwards, we return to the ship and off we go! We cross over to Parga on the west coast of the Greek mainland. The town is beautifully located below a Venetian fortification complex built in 1570 that we will climb on our afternoon's walk. A stroll through the lively alleys of Parga's old town and a swim at the nearby beach may complete our day.
Overnight in Parga.
Day 3: Parga – Lefkas Island
After a fairly long cruise we reach the narrow channel – spanned by a quaint swing bridge – that separates the island of Lefkas from the mainland. The boat brings us to the city of Lefkas. From here we cycle around the lagoon and stop for a lengthy swim at the wondersome Agios Ioannis beach. Thereafter we take a boats crossing to Nidri where we can enjoy the evening and spend the night.
Overnight in Nidri.
Day 4: Lefkas Island – Cephalonia Island
In the morning we ride from Nidri through olive groves to a nearby waterfall. If we are lucky, a steady stream of water will enable us to take a refreshing swim. Following the excursion we make our way to Cephalonia and with permitting weather conditions, the boat will anchor for a swim stop in Porto Katsiki, one of the most famous Greek beaches located under the towering cliffs of Lefkas.
Then we continue by boat to Fiskardo on the island of Cephalonia. This port, located at the northern tip of the island, delights us with its colorful little houses and many cafes and bars along the picturesque harbour promenade. An evening walk of approximately 30 minutes takes us to a pretty lighthouse.
Overnight in Fiskardo.
Day 5: Cephalonia Island – Meganisi Island
After a short crossing by boat we reach the harbour of Agia Efimia, featured in the Hollywood blockbuster, "Captain Corelli’s Mandolin." Today's bike tour starts here and leads us along the coastline to the enchanting Melissani Cave accessible only by row boat. A visit to the Drogerati cave, is next on the agenda before the tour takes us back to the boat. The boat meets us in Sami and takes us for a well-deserved swim break! Our journey then takes us further to Meganisi, a charming island where we spend the night.
Overnight at Meganisi.
Day 6: Meganisi Island – Paxos Island
After breakfast, you have the chance to explore Meganisi on your bike. Afterwards, a long crossing on the boat will take you to the Island of Paxos. On the way, you will take a swim stop in front of Antipaxos. Paxos is the smallest of the Ionian islands.
The unique natural harbor of Gaios has its own very special island atmosphere. In the afternoon you can explore the pretty harbor on foot, or you may cycle to a nearby beach on this adorable little island. In the evening you can enjoy yourself in one of the cozy taverns in Gaios.
Overnigt in Gaios.
Day 7: Paxos Island – Corfu Island
The small island of Paxos is home to 250,000 olive trees which drown the isle in a wonderful silver green shimmer. On today's challenging bike ride we cycle once around the island. In the Olive Press Museum in Magazia you will learn of the traditional olive plantations which were the backbone of the island's economy over thousands of years. The Panagiota awaits you for for your last crossing back to Corfu. Here you can enjoy a celebratory evening meal before reflecting on your wonderful adventures of the week in the beautiful old town.
Overnight in Corfu.
Day 8: Disembarkation
After breakfast and check-out, you will depart individually for your onward travels.
The tour operator reserves the right to make changes to the planned route due to changing wind and weather conditions, and where required by organizational necessities.