Guided walks along the Corfu Trail

The spectacular 220 km Corfu Trail runs the length of the island along beaches, through olive groves, across farmland, over mountains and beside rivers and streams. Join Richard Simpson throughout the walking season (April to June, September and October) for any or all of the 10 walks that comprise the Corfu Trail.

My Corfu Trail: Day 4
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Unwind with the trail

Let the sea caress your toes as you stride across the beaches; relish the spectacular views over the coastlines and relax as you enjoy a well-earned picnic lunch in the olive groves or the lush valleys of the interior. The pace is set by you and need not be strenuous; there will plenty of time to take photos and for refreshments… but the terrain, can be quite challenging, especially in the North, and walking poles can be very helpful!

The trail starts at the Southern tip of the island at Asprokavos.

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The Corfu Trail: Southern walks

1 Asprokavos to Lefkimmi

About 5.5 hours walking , ascending 200 metres.
We walk to the ruined monastery of Arkoudillas before dropping down to walk along the deserted beach. A picnic lunch will be served in the olive groves. (Click for a view from this walk).

2 Lefkimmi to Agios Georgios

About 5 hours walking, ascending 200 metres.
We walk through the Gardeno valley, before a sharp climb to spectacular views of the coast towards Agios Georgios, finishing with lovely walk on the beach. Lunch will be on the West Coast cliffs.

3 Agios Georgios to Paramonas

About 5 hours walking, ascending 200 metres.
We walk over sand dunes and through the juniper forest to lunch at Lake Korission. A leisurely walk in the afternoon as the trail leads us to Paramonas.

4 Paramonas to Stavros

About 5 hours walking, ascending 200 metres.
The effort of walking up a sharp incline is rewarded by spectacular views of the Messongi river valley. We walk through the Olive Groves to Strongili and lunch before climbing up to village of Stavros.

5 Stavros to Pelekas

We ascend the mountain of Agii Deka to its monastery, where the views over the island are majestic. We descend again to the picturesque village of Sinarades then walk through olive groves which open out to fine views over the west coast to Pelikas.

Calendar of walks

The Corfu Trail: Northern walks

6 Pelekas to Paleokastritsa

About 6.5 hours walking, ascending 350 metres. A challenging day with beach walking followed by a sharp ascent to fabulous views of the west coast, through olives groves and on to the ancient village of Liapades.

7 Paleokastritsa to Agros

About 6 hours walking, ascending 650 metres. A sharp climb out of Paleokastritsa to Lakones with magnificent views over the island. Then through olive groves and follow the cliff path down for superb views to Agros.

8 Agros to Spartillas

About 6 hours walking, ascending 350 metres. This a day of valleys and rivers and gentle climbs to picturesque villages.

9 Spartillas to Kaminaki

About 7.5 hours walking, ascending 600 metres. A challenging day with breathtaking views of the dramatic East Coast from the Pantokrator Massif. Descend through the deserted village of Old Sinies.

10 Kaminaki to Agios Spiridon

About 8 hours walking, ascending 800 metres. The coastal footpath takes us to Agni, with a long ascent through mountain villages to Old Perithia. Lovely descent through forest to the North Coast.

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Your guided walk

Richard Simpson is an experienced and knowledgeable walker. He will guide you accurately along the Corfu Trail and is delighted to share his knowledge of the area with you, if you wish. The rate is 35 euros per person per walk, including a picnic lunch. He will help with travel to and from the walks where he can.

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Accommodation

As an independent traveller, you may choose to stay in a different place every night (and transfer your luggage) or choose to stay at one or two locations and travel to and from the start of your walk. You are welcome to stay with us at The Olive Press at Stavros, which is nicely placed for the southern walks. We recommend The Golden Fox for the northern walks.

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Morning walks

If you prefer slightly less walking, consider a morning walk in your area, or beyond. There are literally hundreds of gorgeous walks on Corfu, allow us to show you some of the more relaxing.

The rate is 20 euros per person per walk, including a picnic lunch. Richard will be pleased to help with travel to and from the walks where he can.

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Book your walks

To check availability and book your walks contact us at:
The Olive Press, Dafnata, Stavros, Corfu, 49084
Telephone: +44 20 7801 3131 or

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