4 & 5 days
If there is only one chance in a lifetime to visit Corfu then choose spring and especially Easter week
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Road trip to Corfu for the Easter season.
If there is only one chance in a lifetime to visit Corfu then choose spring and especially Easter week. It is the time when Corfu brings out to light all the natural and cultural beauty. You get drunk your flowers will surprise the green, you will be fascinated by music, will present religious and festive events. In no other place on earth, nor a village or city, no one feels so strongly spring flooding his being, and does not enjoy so strongly the atmosphere of great celebration. Here Easter is not so brilliant as ever imagined. Natural beauty, culture and tradition, East and West together in a mosaic of culture, customs and language. Easter in Corfu accurately reflects this diversity, customs and traditions that are detected in Western and Eastern culture, in pagan customs thousands of years back. Celebrations to excite the islands burn literally and exalt in a crescendo of joy and excitement. A special feature of Easter in Corfu of concerts of classical music and opera, church music, a whimsical Quadrophony holding its origin, rather, from Crete in 1700.
At Easter, the greatest feast of Orthodoxy, Corfu is widening, more devout, more radiant, more imposing, with customs that are not available anywhere else, is a special event to resonate throughout Greece and a great reason to visit One Corfu spring.
Day 1: DEPARTURE - Igoumenitsa - Corfu
Concentration in our office at 07.00 and departure stops for Igoumenitsa from where we will take the ferry to the island of Corfu, Corfu. Transfer and check in at hotel. Monitoring the behavior of the Epitaph in Esplanade, where the presence of the Philharmonic and Choir gives another dimension to the mournful day. By 9 pm, every church periphery its own Epitaph accompanied by band and choir. At 9 pm is the procession of the majestic Epitaph of Metropolis with all city bands and choirs.
Day 2: CORFU - CITY TOUR
Breakfast and departure for the city of Corfu, the old and the new Fort, Town Hall, Monument Armosti Douglas, the Mon Repo, the building of the Ionian Academy and the largest square in the Balkans, the Esplanade, the famous "list" . We will walk through the narrow alleys and watch the procession, in commemoration of the miracle of the city's patron Saint Spyridon. We will also see one of the finest traditions of the island in the morning the "first resurrection" focusing on old town and falling from the balconies of the "boots", jugs filled with water. The atmosphere even more charge the bands, along with the cheerleaders give a unique style to the city. Here visit the Florentine style Achillion, built by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria. Then we will move to enchanting Cannon, visitors can gaze or visit the unique Mouse and the Monastery of Our Lady of Blachernae. The evening will follow the Resurrection in the central square, with fireworks to add extravaganza.
Day 3: PALEOKASTRITSA - AG. SPYRIDONAS
Breakfast and departure for the magnificent Paleokastritsa, the most famous beach of Corfu, since the English protection, with a combination of cliffs, picturesque coves, caves and olive groves. We will visit the monastery of Our Lady, built in the 13th century and the top of the hill, from where we will admire the islands Skeloudi and Kolyvri. Large impressive are frescoes, the report of Byzantine icons and the bones of a giant whale. Back at the hotel. In the afternoon we will visit the church of St. Spyridon, patron saint of the island, to venerate the relics of the saint and the relics of St. Theodora the Empress. Free time in the city. Optional fun.
Day 4: BARBATI - KASSIOPI - BENITSES - MORAITIKA
Breakfast and departure for the northern part of the island. It passed from Barbati and will arrive in Cassiopeia opposite the Albanian coastline. During Roman times to Kassiopi shrine of Zeus, from the ruins of which the church of Panagia Kassopitras built. Leisure in the picturesque harbor and return to the hotel. The afternoon visit to the south of the island of Corfu, the sea museum and the tourist resort of Moraitika.
Day 5: CORFU - BACK
After breakfast, transfer to the port and sailing to Igoumenitsa. With stops at a lovely route we take the way back.
In the 4-day trip to Corfu not place the fourth day of the program.
Inputs museums and to refer to the program as optional.