Posted on 18/04/2019
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Full-day Cruise to Paxos Antipaxos and Blue Caves (visit Gaios village)  

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Enjoy a full-day cruise to the three Ionian Sea jewels, the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos and the famous blue Caves of Paxos. Marvel at the stunning landscapes and swim in waters with unparallel clarity and beauty. Visit the picturesque seaside village of Gaios and enjoy a relaxed free time.

DURATION: 11 hours
LANGUAGES: English, German, Italian, Russian, French
ACTIVITY IS SUITABLE: For everyone
CUT-OFF TIME: 24 hours

What is included

✔ English, French and Greek-speaking guides daily
✔ German and Italian-speaking guides every Tuesday and Friday
✔ Russian-speaking guide every Tuesday
✔ All local taxes

Highlights

◾ Admire amazing views of Old Town of Corfu
◾ Marvel at the unique Blue Caves of Paxos and the white cliffs of Erimitis
◾ Swim and snorkel in the exotic turquoise waters of Paradise beach in Antipaxos
◾ Stroll around for shopping in the picturesque village of Gaios and enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the restaurants

Description

You depart from Corfu and immediately become witness to the amazing views of the old town and its two Venetian fortresses. You will be sailing south along the Kanoni peninsula with the famous Palace of Mon Repos, the birthplace of Prince Phillip. You will also admire some beautiful landscapes including the tourist resorts of Perama, Benitses, the village of Kavos and Corfu’s southernmost point, the cape of Asprokavos. Approaching the channel between Corfu and Paxos, you are treated to a magnificent sight of the olive and cypress trees that cover the green island of Paxos.

As you approach Paxos you will be surprised by the tranquillity and lush unspoiled nature. We continue sailing south along the west coast of Paxos island, enjoying the impressive rocky coastline and the unique white sandy beaches.

We continue sailing south along the west coast of Paxos, enjoying some impressive views of the rugged coastline and the stunning white sandy beaches. We reach one of the highlights of our cruise, the blue caves where the clarity of the water is just unique. The blue caves are a natural habitat for the Mediterranean monk seal (monachus monachus). Our cruise continues to the small island of Antipaxos, with its Caribbean like beaches and the famous "Paradise Beach". Take your time for a delightful swim and sunbathing.

Our cruise continues to the small island of Antipaxos, with its Caribbean like beaches and the famous "Paradise Beach". Take your time for a delightful swim and sunbathing.

On our way back we sail along the East side of the island, viewing a number of small isles including those of Skaltsonisi and Mongonisi. Sailing alongside the narrow channel of Paxos and the islands of Panagia and Agios Nikolaos we moor to the centre of the picturesque port of Gaios village. Here it is a great opportunity to spend some time walking around the narrow alleys and explore the village for yourself, make your shopping and enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the many restaurants available.

All along your cruise enjoy the boat facilities or shop onboard your refreshments and snacks

Not included/Bring with you

Pick up/drop off service
Snacks - food and drinks
Items purchased from the onboard bar

Where we will meet

1. Corfu Main Port
2. Lefkimmi Port (South Corfu)
3. Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour on request (6 euro p/p)

Departure and Return time

A) Departure from the main Port of Corfu at 09:00 am
Return at the main Port of Corfu at 19:00 pm
B) Departure from Lefkimmi Port (South Corfu) at 10:40 am
Return at Lefkimmi Port (South Corfu) at 17:40 pm

Additional Info

Our company provides coach transfers to and from the hotel and the main Port of Corfu optional (6 euro p/p). The duration of coach transfer depends on your hotel location (from 20' to 120', approximately). Please be at the meeting point at least 5 minutes in advance and look for the bus with an Ionian Cruises sign.

Please be at the port at least 20 minutes before the scheduled boat departure time if you have not booked a pick-up. There is parking area in the Port of Corfu and Lefkimmi Port. The departure time is subject to slight change according to local traffic conditions.
The cruise schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Country

  • Greece

Reviews

  • geert
  • Aug 7, 2019
  • Prachtige dagvullende cruise met ruimte voor wandeling in Sivota en lekker zwemmen in de Blue Lagoon. Aanrader