Easter in Corfu - The perfect romance

Destination: Grecee - Corfu
Duration: 6 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Holidays Abroad

Tour schedule:

Start date:

May 1, 2024

End date:

May 6, 2024

From 980 BGN

Price for Adult: 1,080 BGN with VAT.

Price for Child (3-16): 980 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 980 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 1,040 BGN with VAT.

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Easter in Corfu is unique!

If you have already been to Corfu, you know its beauty, but if you haven’t been to this Greek island during Easter you have seen nothing yet! The endless festivity and brightness of these days will make you fall in love with Corfu while giving you a reason to return every year!

Easter is the biggest festival of the Greek Orthodox Church and visiting Corfu these days is an exciting experience. Thousands of visitors, Corfiots, and both Orthodox and Catholic churches celebrate together as a huge family.

Great local cuisine with delicious traditional food, lots of Greek and Corfiot in particular customs and events which take place every day, spiritual music from the Corfiot Philarmonic bands, and the spring which is at its beginning, make up an enchanting scene. Easter in Corfu is spectacular, impressive, and glorious more than anywhere in the world!

Unique Traditions And Customs!

Highlights:

05:00: From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the hotel Princess (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point Plovdiv. google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
07:00: From Sofia – Our team will be waiting to greet you in front of Metro station Inter Expo Center – Tsarigradsko shose (Towards Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or you can arrange another pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
Passing through the Border crossing point.
Arrival in the town of Igoumenitsa and boarding the ferry to the island of Corfu.
Check in at the hotel on the island of Corfu.
Free time at the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast we head out for our first adventure on the island.
Holy Thursday is the day in which the red eggs are painted and the Twelve Gospel readings are made in all churches.
Visit to the the Roman Catholic cathedral (the “Duomo” of the Town Hall Square) – something unique happens, there are twelve candles lit and each one is extinguished at the end of each reading.
Optional – Panoramic tour of the city of Corfu.
– Visit to Esplanade Square – the heart of the city.
– Visit to the Liston Arch Gallery.
– Visit to the Old Fortress and Saint George Gate.
– Visit to the church of Saint Spyridon, protector of the island.
– Free time to walk around the oldest district of Campiello.
Visit to the Cannon Peninsula. From where there is a panoramic view of the island. Kanoni has beautiful pebble beaches and offers the most magnificent views of Misia Island with the Pantokrator Monastery and Vlaherna, the monastery to which it is connected by a small bridge.
Transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast free time at the hotel – Good Friday.
Optionaly visit to the church of Panagia Spileotissa at New Fortress: comes out the first procession, followed at the same time by the epitaph of the temple of Pantokrator in Kampiello area, then all the others follow, ending with the most magnificent of all, the epitaph of the Metropolis.
– The procession follows a specific route, from the Cathedral it climbs the walls of Arseniou Street goes through the gate of the palace arrives at the Esplanade, and from there to the historic city centre.
Return to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the region – Holy Saturday: perhaps the best moments of Easter in Corfu, starting at 6 a.m. in the church of “Madonna of foreigners”.
Visit to the the church of “Madonna of foreigners” – where the artificial “earthquake” is created to represent the earthquake during the resurrection, according to the Holy Bible.
Visit to the the relics of St. Spyridon: takes place, this time commemorating the deliverance of the island from famine. The ever-present bands of the city play funeral tunes such as ‘Amleto’.
Visit to  the custom that all guests and locals are waiting for and which only happens here: from all the balconies in every home of the island residents throw in the streets large clay pitchers, many filled with water, and at the same time, all the church bells peal joyfully, especially at the central point near the Liston, the most crowded place and the real centre of this custom.
Short transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast free time at the hotel, Easter Sunday.
Visit to the Spianada Square ( fireworks): The Resurrection service takes place outside, in the bandstand of the Upper Spianada Square officiated by the Bishop involving all major municipal figures, many bands, and thousands of people. The Bishop chants “the Risen Christ”, the explosion of hundreds of exciting fireworks will be an experience that nobody can ever forget.
Short transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast free time at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and departure to Sofia and Plovdiv.
22:30: Estimated time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.
23:59: Estimated time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking lot in front of the Princess Hotel (Trimontium Hotel).

We already miss you – We hope to see you again.

See you soon.

Places You’ll See

Tour Interary:

05:00: From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the hotel Princess (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point Plovdiv. google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
07:00: From Sofia – Our team will be waiting to greet you in front of Metro station Inter Expo Center – Tsarigradsko shose (Towards Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or you can arrange another pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
Passing through the Tower.
Arrival in the town of Igoumenitsa and boarding the ferry to the island of Corfu.
Check in at the hotel on the island of Corfu.
Free time at the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast we head out for our first adventure on the island.
Holy Thursday is the day in which the red eggs are painted and the Twelve Gospel readings are made in all churches.
Visit to the the Roman Catholic cathedral (the “Duomo” of the Town Hall Square) – something unique happens, there are twelve candles lit and each one is extinguished at the end of each reading.
Optional – Panoramic tour of the city of Corfu.
– Visit to Esplanade Square – the heart of the city.
– Visit to the Liston Arch Gallery.
– Visit to the Old Fortress and Saint George Gate.
– Visit to the church of Saint Spyridon, protector of the island.
– Free time to walk around the oldest district of Campiello.
Visit to the Cannon Peninsula. From where there is a panoramic view of the island. Kanoni has beautiful pebble beaches and offers the most magnificent views of Misia Island with the Pantokrator Monastery and Vlaherna, the monastery to which it is connected by a small bridge.
Transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast free time at the hotel – Good Friday.
Optionaly visit to the church of Panagia Spileotissa at New Fortress: comes out the first procession, followed at the same time by the epitaph of the temple of Pantokrator in Kampiello area, then all the others follow, ending with the most magnificent of all, the epitaph of the Metropolis.
– The procession follows a specific route, from the Cathedral it climbs the walls of Arseniou Street goes through the gate of the palace arrives at the Esplanade, and from there to the historic city centre.
Return to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast we will continue our adventure in the region – Holy Saturday: perhaps the best moments of Easter in Corfu, starting at 6 a.m. in the church of “Madonna of foreigners”.
Visit to the the church of “Madonna of foreigners” – where the artificial “earthquake” is created to represent the earthquake during the resurrection, according to the Holy Bible.
Visit to the the relics of St. Spyridon: takes place, this time commemorating the deliverance of the island from famine. The ever-present bands of the city play funeral tunes such as ‘Amleto’.
Visit to  the custom that all guests and locals are waiting for and which only happens here: from all the balconies in every home of the island residents throw in the streets large clay pitchers, many filled with water, and at the same time, all the church bells peal joyfully, especially at the central point near the Liston, the most crowded place and the real centre of this custom.
Short transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast free time at the hotel, Easter Sunday.
Visit to the Spianada Square ( fireworks): The Resurrection service takes place outside, in the bandstand of the Upper Spianada Square officiated by the Bishop involving all major municipal figures, many bands, and thousands of people. The Bishop chants “the Risen Christ”, the explosion of hundreds of exciting fireworks will be an experience that nobody can ever forget.
Short transfer to the hotel.
Dinner at the hotel, rest in a traditional atmosphere while enjoying delicious food, free time.

Today after breakfast free time at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and departure to Sofia and Plovdiv.
22:30: Estimated time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.
23:59: Estimated time of arrival in Plovdiv at the parking lot in front of the Princess Hotel (Trimontium Hotel).

We already miss you – We hope to see you again.

See you soon.

Pick up/ Drop off points:

From Sofia – Our team will be waiting to greet you in front of Metro station Inter Expo Center – Tsarigradsko shose (Towards Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or you can arrange another pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.

From Plovdiv – Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of the hotel Princess (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point Plovdiv. google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time for boarding.

Corfu, an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under Venetian, French and British rule before it was united with Greece in 186.

Easter in Corfu is unique!

If you have already been to Corfu, you know its beauty, but if you haven’t been to this Greek island during Easter you have seen nothing yet! The endless festivity and brightness of these days will make you fall in love with Corfu while giving you a reason to return every year!

Easter is the biggest festival of the Greek Orthodox Church and visiting Corfu these days is an exciting experience. Thousands of visitors, Corfiots, and both Orthodox and Catholic churches celebrate together as a huge family.

Great local cuisine with delicious traditional food, lots of Greek and Corfiot in particular customs and events which take place every day, spiritual music from the Corfiot Philarmonic bands, and the spring which is at its beginning, make up an enchanting scene. Easter in Corfu is spectacular, impressive, and glorious more than anywhere in the world!

 

Food:

Our guests can choose between different diet menu, including vegetarian, Jain or non-vegetarian meals (Halal will not always be available).
Guests should advise the tour representative of their preferred diet on day one. You should always consult member of our staff if you have any alergy to the ingredients of the dishs or you not sure of what ingredients a dish contains.

Why to choose us:

Immersive Experiences
Expert Storytelling Guide
Wi Fi on Board
Instant confirmation
Comfortable Bus
Entrance all Attractions/Museums
Optionally lunch in a country restaurant
Hotel/Apartments

(pre arrangement required)

Easy cancelation
Optional Hotel pick up and Drop Off

(pre arrangement required)

Easter in Corfu - The perfect romance

Destination: Grecee - Corfu
Duration: 6 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Holidays Abroad

Tour schedule:

Start date:

May 1, 2024

End date:

May 6, 2024

From 980 BGN

Price for Adult: 1,080 BGN with VAT,

Price for Child (3-16): 980 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 980 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 1,040 BGN with VAT.

Choose Date:

Add Details:

Full Name *
Email *
Phone *
Pick up point:

Choose how many:

Adults
Seniors/ students
Childs (3-16)
Groups over 4
TOTAL PRICE (lv. with VAT.)
0.00

Price included:

Transportation by licensed tourist bus.
Ferry – round-trip tickets, road, highway fees.
5 nights in a 3-star hotel on the island of Corfu. https://www.sunsethotelcorfu.gr/
Breakfast.
Dinner.
Holy Thursday - Visit to the the Roman Catholic cathedral (the “Duomo” of the Town Hall Square) - something unique happens, there are twelve candles lit and each one is extinguished at the end of each reading.
Good Friday - visit to the church of Panagia Spileotissa at New Fortress: comes out the first procession, followed at the same time by the epitaph of the temple of Pantokrator in Kampiello area, then all the others follow, ending with the most magnificent of all, the epitaph of the Metropolis.
Holy Saturday.
Visit to the the church of “Madonna of foreigners” - where the artificial “earthquake” is created to represent the earthquake during the resurrection, according to the Holy Bible.
Visit to the the relics of St. Spyridon.
Visit to  the custom that all guests and locals are waiting for and which only happens here: from all the balconies in every home of the island residents throw in the streets large clay pitchers.
Easter Sunday - Visit to the Spianada Square ( fireworks): The Resurrection service takes place outside, in the bandstand of the Upper Spianada Square officiated by the Bishop involving all major municipal figures, many bands, and thousands of people. The Bishop chants “the Risen Christ”, the explosion of hundreds of exciting fireworks will be an experience that nobody can ever forget.
Professional guide from the agency.
Insurance included.

Price excluded:

Expenses of a personal nature.
Entrance fees for museum and attractions.
Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos and Blue Caves. 35 euros
Cruise to Sivota - Blue Lagoon - Mainland Greece and Blue Cave. 40 euros.

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