Updated: Oct 27
As you may have already realised, we like plans and to-do lists. We understand that having a plan in hand can be helpful even when you are on holiday.
We've noticed that during the Covid era and after, many travellers are eager to make the most of their holiday time; that's why we've created our blog "Routes" that includes helpful to-do lists for your holiday, including what to eat and drink in Corfu, as well as a map with preprogrammed routes for your Vespa scooter rental.
Travellers that have booked or plan to book their Vespa with us rest assured that our custom-made maps content compliments, ideally, our blog's posts on what to do, see and experience in Corfu! So go ahead and enjoy your holiday without any worries! When you need inspiration on what to do during your holiday, you can visit our blog! With everything written down, you can feel assured and relaxed, knowing you won't miss out on anything important.
CORFU HOLIDAY TO-DO LIST
Rent a Vespa scooter or a car.
You can make the best of your holiday if you can travel-move whenever and wherever you like. If you still need help figuring out if it is a good idea to book a scooter or a car during your holiday time in Corfu, our post "Tips for renting a scooter or a motorcycle in Corfu, Greece" might help you make a more confident decision.
If you do not have the correct driving license to drive a scooter or a motorcycle, or if you don't have the appropriate experience driving a 2-wheel scooter, consider hiring a car, which will also provide you with the flexibility of driving and exploring the island at your own pace.
Discover Corfu's charming historic old town and wander through its picturesque alleyways. Experience the city's unique ambience during the day and at night.
Marvel at the remnants of past architecture and appreciate its beauty. Take the chance to climb the Old Fortress and enjoy the stunning panoramic view.
Visit traditional local villages
Walk around, have a Greek coffee or a refreshment at a "Kafeneion" coffee shop, visit the villages bakery and buy "Koulouria" traditional Greek biscuits with vanilla, orange, lemon, anise, raisins, almonds or cocoa flavour or try some pastry phyllo pies.
Listen to the sound of birds singing.
Learn a few Greek words or Phrases
This will make your interactions with locals even more pleasant or adventurous, and it might remind you that it is ok to make mistakes; no one is perfect (the Greek language will help you soak that in..)
Must taste local products and food.
Swim in the sea
Rent a sea pedal boat, a canoe or a SUP board
You can rent a sea pedal boat, a canoe or a SUP board in various locations in Corfu. Dasia, Palaioakstritsa, Agios Spyridon, Agios Gordios, Sidari and Glyfada are some locations where you can rent them. Usually the rental fee is per hour.
Have a siesta by the sea
Wear a hat, stay protected under shade, and wear sunscreen and sunglasses.
DIY Clay face or whole body mask!
Did you know that Corfu has many places with clay cliffs? It's perfect for those who want to have a DIY clay mud spa experience! Some of the Corfiot beaches, where you can find clay cliffs are Arillas, Agios Georgios, Sidari, Logas, Arkoudilas, and Kindoyalos.
Watch at least one sunset.
Watch at least one sunrise.
Walk at least once barefoot at the beach at night and watch the moon and the starry sky! (preferably choose a sandy beach)
Swim at least once at sea during nighttime. (preferably choose a sandy beach)
Listen to the sound of the waves.
Explore the countryside - Find a trail and walk, smell the Corfiot flora aromas and admire the colourful canvas of mother nature! Notice the sage green and silver colour of the olive groves, and listen to the cicadas' song.
Experience a local traditional festival.
Are you looking to immerse yourself in local traditions during your holiday? Look no further! Our comprehensive list of Corfu's traditional festivals includes directions to each location via Google Maps. Check out our "Corfu Traditional Festivals" blog post for festival dates and locations.
Take a boat trip. Visit Paxos and Antipaxos Islands if you have the time. If not, leave it for a future visit. You can also take a boat trip around the island and admire the coastline from the sea.
Taking a break and allowing yourself to relax is crucial. Don't fear boredom, as it can lead to creative inspiration.
Our to-do list might have a slightly different approach than you expected, but we hope you will find some ideas on how to make the most of your holiday time in Corfu.
Have a lovely holiday time!
PS. A friendly reminder to stay in the present moment. Remember to be mindful. Practice being present!