Short Corfu Trail - All the Highlights

Duration: 8 days
Trails: T2 trails
Distance: 15 - 20 km per day
Ascent per day: 250 - 500 m ascent per day

> Hike the short Corfu Trail
> Stay in cosy local Greek accommodation
> Enjoy olive groves, golden sandy beaches and much more!

Hiking the Corfu Trail? The island is known for its welcoming people and diverse sightseeing. Hike the half island in just 6 days and enjoy the green nature, long golden sandy beaches and local Greek food.

Corfu is often associated with sun, sea and beach holidays, but the island has much more to offer! Walk along golden sandy beaches, quiet mountain villages, green olive groves and enjoy the eventful history of this beautiful island! This short version of the Corfu Trail is perfect for hikers who would like to explore the island but not for so many days.



Arrival on Corfu

Welcome to Greece! Today you arrive in Kavos and are expected in a pleasant hotel. Your overnight stay includes breakfast. An airport transfer can be arranged at an additional fee of 110 EUR per vehicle. This is optional and can be added to your booking.

Hotel Cavomarina Beach (Kavos)

Hotel Cavomarina Beach (Kavos)

From Kavos to Lefkimmi

Duration: 03:40 h
Distance: 16.2 km
Ascent: 290 m
Descent: 270 m
From Kavos town, you''ll hike south to the official starting point of the Corfu Trail. The first stage will lead you along the southernmost tip of the island and walk up through Arkoudilas Beach towards the town of Lefkimmi. Along the way, you will come across a small local village called Spartera where you can stop for a coffee on the terrace.

Archontiko Danae (Lefkimmi)

Archontiko Danae (Lefkimmi)

From Lefkimmi to Agios Georgios

Duration: 03:20 h
Distance: 15 km
Ascent: 190 m
Descent: 190 m
Today is a similar stage to your first day. You start from Lefkimmi and walk towards the west coast. The last 3 kilometers walk along the beautiful coastline of several beaches such as Santa Barbara Beach where you can stop and enjoy the view. Once in Agios Georgies, you will stay in cozy accommodations and watching a sunset or rising is just a few minutes' walk away.

Andriana Apartments (Agios Georgios)

Andriana Apartments (Agios Georgios)
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  • Accommodation

    We will arrange your accommodation on the Corfu Trail in hotels, inns, and guesthouses. Accommodation will be private in single, double or twin rooms and with en-suite bathroom where possible.

  • Full travel guide

    We will send you on your way with a digital travel guide which includes a route description, interactive Corfu Trail hiking maps, and the most important information applicable to your trek.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is, if possible, included in this trek and it will be provided every morning at your accommodation.

  • Airport Transfers (Optional)

    Airport transfers are an optional add-on. If you would like to have a transfer from the airport to your starting point of your trek and back we can book this for you. Extra costs are calculated per vehicle and not per person. Please inquire at our Trekking Experts for more information.


  • Traveling to and from

    You have to make your own way to the starting point. The total amount does not include personal transport. This also applies to any transport from the end point of your trail.

  • Transfers

    Should you need any form of (public) transport on location, this is not part of the trekking package. This includes the use of taxi, bus, cable cars, gondolas etc.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Lunch and Dinner

    Breakfast is, if possible, included in the price of the trek. You can get lunch and dinner at the shops, hotels, and restaurants along the way.


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