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Can I walk or hike the Corfu Trail independently?

Yes you can. The Corfu Trail is very popular with hikers and is marked clearly in locations on the island. For those who wish to use a guide there are various local companies to choose from.

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Where is the best place to stay in Corfu?

For couples:
Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa, 5* – This hotel is a hidden gem with elegant rooms, bars and restaurants serving excellent food. Situated directly on the golden beach of Kontokali and only a short bus ride away from Corfu Town. The Spa is perfect to soothe away your cares.
Smartline Mimosa, 3* – The smartline Mimosa is ideally located for the beach, local nightlife and amenities and is great for those looking for a relaxing holiday in a friendly hotel. Guests can unwind by the poolside bar during the day and enjoy entertainment most evenings.
Mayor Pelekas Monastery, 4* – Located in the quiet resort of Pelekas with spectacular views. It’s an oasis of calm and peaceful seclusion offering excellent food.
For families:
Mitsis Roda Beach Village, 4* – Enjoying a fantastic beachfront location this hotel is a big hit with families thanks to its lively atmosphere and great facilities, including a Thomas Cook Kids Club. The hotel offers a fantastic all inclusive package and a great choice of family rooms.
Sentido Apollo Palace, 4* – This low-rise traditional Greek hotel is modern and inviting. And the children will love the kids’ club whilst adults can relax by the pool. It’s in a great spot between the village of Messonghi and the resort of Moraitika too.
Mareblue Beach Resort, 4*– Perched on the edge of a pretty nature reserve with stunning views of the Ionian Sea. Popular with families as there is something for everyone. A great All Inclusive package means everything is covered. The kids will be kept busy with their own pool and playground.

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Can I get transport around the island or do I need to hire a car?

Hiring a car is a great way to get around without a time limit but there are local buses to all resorts and they operate a very efficient service.