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Corfu: Day Cruise to the Blue Lagoon with Visit to Syvota

1. Corfu: Day Cruise to the Blue Lagoon with Visit to Syvota

Blue Lagoon “Blue Lagoon” is an excursion dedicated to those who love nature and adventure, but not only. This cruise is a relaxing and easy trip to the bluest coasts of continental Greece, where you will have the chance to explore the deep blue sea beds and unique nature. Your day will begin with a first stop at the historical cave of Papanikolis. Then, we travel to the breathtaking beach of Blue Lagoon. There you may swim and discover the virgin scenery. Our next destination is the unique beach of Bella Vraka, where you have about 1 hour free time to swim or relax on the boat. Last stop for the day is the picturesque fishing village, called Syvota, where you will have 1.45 hour to spend on the nearby beaches and local stores. DETAILED DESCRIPTION Departure: Corfu port:08.30, Lefkimmi Port 09.45 First stop: 1 caves (only for pictures) Second stop: Blue Lagoon Beach (1.45h for swimming) Third Stop: Bella Vraka Beach (1h swimming stop) Fourth Stop: Syvota Village (about 1.45hrs free time) Return: 18.00 Corfu Town Port, 16.30 Lefkimmi Port

From Benitses/Lefkimmi: Blue Lagoon & Papanikolis Cruise

2. From Benitses/Lefkimmi: Blue Lagoon & Papanikolis Cruise

Blue Lagoon “Blue Lagoon” is an excursion dedicated to those who love nature and adventure, but not only. This cruise is a relaxing and easy trip to the bluest coasts of continental Greece, where you will have the chance to explore the deep blue sea beds and unique nature. Your day will begin with a first stop at the historical cave of Papanikolis. Then, we travel to the breathtaking beach of Blue Lagoon. There you may swim and discover the virgin scenery. Our next destination is the unique beach of Bella Vraka, where you have about 1 hour free time to swim or relax on the boat. Last stop for the day is the picturesque fishing village, called Syvota, where you will have 1.45 hour to spend on the nearby beaches and local stores. DETAILED DESCRIPTION Departure: Benitses marina: 09:00, Lefkimmi Port 09:45 First stop: 1 caves (only for pictures) Second stop: Blue Lagoon Beach (1.45h for swimming) Third Stop: Bella Vraka Beach (1h swimming stop) Fourth Stop: Syvota Village (about 1.45hrs free time) Return: 18:00 Benitses marina, 16:30 Lefkimmi Port

Corfu: Parga, Sivota and Blue Lagoon Full-Day Boat Cruise

3. Corfu: Parga, Sivota and Blue Lagoon Full-Day Boat Cruise

Marvel at the beautiful coastline of Greece on a full-day boat cruise to Parga and Sivota from Corfu Town. Get stunning views of the Old Town as you set sail and admire the thick woods of the Kanoni Peninsula. Pass the palace and gardens of Mon Repos as you sail towards Plataria and Sivota. Continue down the coast to Parga, known for its beautiful architecture and calm bays. See the remains of a Venetian castle, built by the residents in the 11th century to protect them from pirates and the Turks. Discover the small island with a church dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Venetian and French-style buildings. Stroll the narrow streets and enjoy lunch at a traditional taverna overlooking the sea, or go for a swim off one of the many beaches. Cruise around the islands of Sivota as you sail back to Corfu and drop anchor at the Blue Lagoon, where Arabian pirates are said to have moored their ships in the Middle Ages. Swim in the blue waters before sailing back to port in Corfu Town.

Vikos Gorge Full-Day Guided Hike

4. Vikos Gorge Full-Day Guided Hike

Experience the varied terrain and vistas of the Vikos Gorge in the Pindus Mountains and see untouched and untamed nature. Vikos Gorge is listed as the deepest gorge in the world by the Guinness Book of Records, and is famous for its unique natural beauty and crystal-clear waters. The full-day hike starts from the village of Monodendri on the southern rim of the gorge. It's a restored stone village of walled courtyards with fortress-like gates. Follow a signposted path near the open-air theater at the top of the trail, from where the path drops steeply to the Voidomatis River. Walk the course of the river through the shade, with sparkling water as your companion. After about 4 hours, you will reach the Voidomatis River springs. Continue through the woods for a while, hiking uphill to exit at Vikos village. The tour covers a distance of about 7.5 miles (12.6 kilometers), passing towering rocks and virgin vegetation. Upon arrival at Vikos, a transfer will be waiting to take you back to Monodendri.

Vikos Gorge Beloi Viewpoint 3-Hour Hike

5. Vikos Gorge Beloi Viewpoint 3-Hour Hike

Enjoy a light 3-hour hike with a trek leader from the Chapel of Profitis Ilias to the Beloi viewpoint in the Pindus Mountains, offering breathtaking panoramas of the limestone and dolomite rocks and virgin vegetation. Visitors to the Zagori area will often hear about Vradeto, the highest village in the region. But there is more to see than a mountain village. A stunning ride through varied landscapes leads to this small, picturesque place, from where you’ll start your hike of about 3.6 miles (6 kilometers). Suitable for the entire family, this is one of the easiest hiking routes in the Pindus Mountains, home to the world’s deepest gorge. After you’ve taken in views of the entire length of the Vikos Gorge, return to Vradeto for a short coffee break at the traditional kafenion (café), where you can see a photo exhibition. Next, you will walk the famous Vradeto rocksteps, a traditional stone-made path that used to connect Vradeto with the rest of the region’s settlements. End your tour close to the village of Kapesovo, where a transfer will be waiting to take you back to the meeting point.

Vikos Gorge Aristi to Klidonia Bridge 3-Hour Hike

6. Vikos Gorge Aristi to Klidonia Bridge 3-Hour Hike

This 3-hour walk covers the last, but no less impressive, part of Vikos Gorge, hiking through the shade of trees and alongside the crystal clear waters of the Aoos and Voidomatis Rivers. Aoos River snakes for 154 miles (257 kilometers) through Greece and Albania, but it’s the springs in the Pindus Mountains that form the backdrop to this adventure, where the impressive canyons are breathtaking. Walk from Aristi Bridge, close to the picturesque village of Aristi, following the banks of the Voidomatis River through shaded woods. Continue downstream, enjoying the amazing views of the little gorge formed by the flowing water. See the small stone church of Agioi Anargioi, and look out for rare wild birds and flowers. You will trek just over 4 miles (7 kilometers) to Klidonia Bridge, where you can have lunch in the local trout restaurant, or even swim in the ice-cold waters of the river! Transfers back to Aristi Bridge will be available.

From Corfu: Full-Day Cruise to Parga and Paxos Island

7. From Corfu: Full-Day Cruise to Parga and Paxos Island

Enjoy a full-day cruise to the jewels of the Ionian Sea – the islands of Parga and Paxos. After a pickup from your accommodation, depart from the harbor of Corfu, situated between two Venetian fortresses where you'll have a beautiful view of the Old Town. Pass Kanoni island and the palace of Mon Repos as you sail towards Parga and Paxis. See the tourist resorts of Perama and Benitses, and reach the most southern part of Corfu – the villages of Kavos and Asprokavos. After a relaxing two hours cruise, you'll reach Paxos which is located just off the southern tip of Corfu. Relish in the beauty of the green island covered with endless olive groves stretching up as far as the eye can see. Learn about the legend that Paxos was formed when Poseidon severed the tip of Corfu with one mighty blow of this trident and dragged it south to create an idyllic retreat for his love, the nymph Amphitrite. Today, you can find millionaire yachts alongside small fishing boats at the port. Then, set sail for the narrow channel, which leads to the picturesque port of Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the two islands of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos. The captain will then drop anchor close to the city center of Gaios village. Stroll the narrow streets and enjoy lunch at a traditional taverna overlooking the sea. After lunch, head toward the Greek mainland and the town of Parga, a charming seaside town on the Greek Mainland overlooking its picturesque port. Marvel at the rare physical beauty of the island with its interlaced beaches, emerald seas, calm bays, and olive groves. Explore the romantic pathways with storey houses forming an amphitheater under imposing remains of a Venetian castle. Finally, enjoy the wonderful views of the impressive rocky coast and the sandy beaches one last time before returning to your hotel.

Pindus Mountains: Dragon Lake Full-Day Guided Hike

8. Pindus Mountains: Dragon Lake Full-Day Guided Hike

Experience the alpine terrain and stunning vistas of Mount Tymfi in the Pindus Mountains and see untamed nature on a full-day hike to Dragon Lake According to legend, the lake was named for the dragon that is said to inhabit its waters. The dragon is said to be in constant conflict with another, from Mount Smolikas, the 2nd highest mountain in Greece after Mount Olympus. The 2 beasts fought each other by throwing pines and rocks, creating the peculiar landscape you will hike through. As you walk, discover a rich fauna, including alpine triton, a very rare amphibian that measures between 8-12 centimeters in length, has a black-brown shaded outer spine, and is protected by law. Hiking from Mikro Papingo, you will follow an uphill path to the Astraka refuge, where you can rest over hot coffee or lunch. Then, continue to the grassy uplands, studded with wildflowers. At some points you might encounter pack snow, even up until July. After approximately 1.5 hours, you will reach the lake. Nestled at an altitude of 6,725 feet (2,050 meters) on Mount Tymfi, it’s surrounded by the towering mountain peaks of Lapatos and Ploskos. Take in this magical scenery - and keep an eye out for the dragon - before retracing your steps back to Mikro Papingo.

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4.5 / 5

based on 235 reviews

Beautiful experience. I highly recommend it. All well organized. Starting with transportation from the hotel to the port. they come to pick you up wherever you are.Beautiful beaches, Seavota a really nice village. I would have liked to have had more time to visit it but it was not possible since we had two and a half hours of navigation to return to Corfu. Recommended excursion.

Parga is a typical coastal town, its church is worth visiting. Very nice! The best of the trip is the Blue Lagoon!!! The worst thing about the boat trip is that it is very long.

The cruise was great and well scheduled, with enough time at Parga and in the Blue Lagoon. It was well-guided, and had great attractions to spend the time back

Very friendly crew, great atmosphere on board with great music, the excursion was very nice and can only be recommended. A great time to remember.

We had a great day. Magnificent landscapes, a dynamic team and to finish a swim in the incredible blue lagoon.