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2012 Corfu Itinerary

Acharavi and Saint Spiridon, Corfu

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    Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 4:56pm
Hi everyone
After looking at peoples suggestions on this board and using my own personal experiences, I have put the list of things to do, see and places to eat together for my hols in August. Have I missed anything obvious off? Any further suggestions welcome:

Tavernas

 

Acharavi

Skondros

Faros

Woodys

E-Rouga

Orpheus

 

Kassiopi

To Kyma

Soutsoura

Petrions

Janis

Trilogia

 

Agni

Nicholas (Greek night Thursday can be booked in Kalami)

 

St Spyridon

Pyramid

 

New Perithia

Gelina

 

Corfu Town

Ouzo meze at Olympia on Liston

 

Roda

Roda Park

 

Activities

Walking to Roda along the beach for beer meze

Night out in Kassiopi

Night out in Roda

Night out in Sidari

Acharaci Waterpark

Snorkelling (various locations)

Corfu Brewery (Arillas)

Visit to Corfu town by day

Visit to Vidos Island from Corfu town

Corfu town by night cruise from Kassiopi

Kalami beach

Hire bike to explore mountains

Visit Lefkimmi Lake

Visit Donkey sanctuary

 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 5:22pm
Hi,
I would say for a special, romantic meal, Agni Taverna of an evening. A little more expensive, but the food is sublime. The view is to die for.
Depending on where you are staying you can book their speedboat to take you there. I would think that the nearest to Acharavi that they pick up would be San Stef NE.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 7:34pm
Maistro is a good taverna on the beach in Acharavi. Take the turning just past Castaway Travel, then the turning on the left before Skondros. Maistro is signposted at this turning.

Maybe a trip up to Old Peritheia?

Did you mean Gelatis in New Peritheia and Petrinos in Kassiopi?

Sounds like you're going to be here for a few months then!!!LOLLOLLOL

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 8:05pm
Oh My God!   That is some list - for me, you have left off a few of the most important things about a holiday on Corfu ...

1.  Take each day as it comes
2.  Don't try to do too much - you are on holiday!
3.  RELAX 

Have a wonderful time x

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 11:11pm
Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I have been going to Acharavi since 1997 and unfortuntely I do get carried away with trying to fit a lot in which doesn't always work! We are going for 3 weeks so should manage to do quite a bit. Again, thanks all.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 11:37pm
My list contains
Eat lots of Greek food
Scuba diving
Donkey santuary
Eat
Read Kindle wilst sunbathing
Lunch at Old Perithia
Snorkel at Kaminaki or Kerasia beach
Get fantastically lost on a mystery tour
Eat at Woodys
Get wobbly on cocktails
Did I say eat
More scuba diving
More eating
More donkeys
Ice cream dream
Randomly sitting with cold beer and watch the world go by
Eat again
Sleep in the afternoon because I cant at home
Corfu 24th june 2012..good times
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 11:43pm
Ran out of space!!!
Drive to Corfu town and sit on causway and plane watch
Eat some gyros
Have a day and do nothing except swim, read,sleep OH AND EAT!!!
Go home depressed and book flights for September
Blimey Im hungry!!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 11:44pm
Sounds great julesx2.
I love the snorkelling and scuba diving so any suggestions as to the best places to go would be great.
I eat and drink far too much too but you only live once and I only get 3 weeks in Corfu per year!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Jun 2012 at 11:55pm
We scuba dive with the company in Acharavi just opposite the supermarket, we have done about 5 dives and never been to the same place twice. He will take kids over 13 or 14 I think and only about 8 or 10 meters so not far and hes a very patient teacher. Im not too sure if i will be diving this year as I have had bad ear trouble but Mr jules will and if my ears wont clear I can always snorkle from the boat. Good snorkeling places are around Agni, Kalami, Nissaki and just by getting lost last year we found Kerasia beach and thats good for snorkelling but my favourite has to be Kaminaki beach for clear water and good fish..julesxx
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Jun 2012 at 9:29am
There is something you haven't got on your list GJ -  we hired a boat for a couple of days last year when were in Kassiopi and it was the best two days of our holidays - finding little coves and everyone (except me !) swimming and snorkelling off the back of the boat, pulling up to a deserted beach with a picnic, dashing through the waves getting soaked.  We had a really great time.   Happy memories!   Oh, got to do it all again in seven weeks :-)

Don't miss an evening (or two) in Kostas Bar in Kassiopi - a great atmosphere and greek dancing .
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Jun 2012 at 9:40am
Thanks again for all your suggestions and some are definitely going on my list!
I always think it's interesting about what people want from a holiday.
I have to be doing things and I'm not much of a sun woshipper. Whereas my Wife, God
love her, is very much a lie in the sun for 8 hours a day kind of girl! So you can imagine
the amount of compromise we have to do on our hols.
For me, as long as you enjoy your well earned holiday time, and you are not hurting anyone,
who cares what you do?
Anyway, happy holidays all and only 7 weeks to goSmile
Cheers
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