The biggest port in the Greek Ioanian sea is Corfu. This busy bustling port has ferries that run between Corfu town and Italy as well as the Adriatic. When you arrive, you will settle into your yacht and get acquainted with your captain and crew, also have a sit down with your personal chef so that he/she knows what extra items you might desire during your voyage. This night will be your first on board meal, and you will have your first taste of true decadence and enjoyment.
One of the loveliest fishing villages on Corfu is Mourtos. This little village sits on the southern coastline and is about three miles south of Plataria. As with many small fishing ports dotted around the coastline of Corfu, Mourtos is becoming more popular with visitors, and the number of visiting yachts grows annually and enjoying the local cuisine.
Just 25 miles northwest of Preveza nestles the lovely town of Parga. This small town is dominated by a large Venetian castle that sits prominently over the peninsula, and acts as a man-made landmark for sailors. The area has a number of interesting sites and relaxing beaches, however anchoring off shore is limited, and you will be able to berth in Ormos Valtou which is just northwest of Parga, since they have good protection from the winds.
Gaios is a picturesque town with a beautiful Venetian square. This amazing jewel is sheltered by the islet of Agios Nikolaos, named after the monastery on the island. Gaios is a very popular tourist spot due to its amazing beauty. The waterfront of Gaios is populated by many cafes, taverna and shops, and there is a very lively night life. Many a yacht and tourist will be found coming here from Corfu or the mainland to enjoy a 24 hour visit to this amazing town.
10 miles south of Corfu town sits Petriti, this quiet fishing harbor has a 100-meter sea wall that starts form the north of the bay all the way down to the south, and this shelters the inlet from winds and heavy seas. Added to this is a 50-meter breakwater that offers plenty of anchorage for visiting yachts. Petriti is a great place to visit when sailing along the coast of Corfu.
Near the Albanian border to Greece is the small harbor town of Sayiadha. This tadeonal Greek town with a not so traditional Greek name is a great place to visit, especially if you want to taste some of their local dishes including their famous prawn dish served at the Alekos Taverna, considered to be one of the best places to eat prawn in all the Ionian.
Gouvia Marina is one of the many marina’s dotted around Corfu. Corfu is essentially a modern historical island where the British ruled during the 19th Century, after they defeated Napoleon and later won the Napoleonic wars. The island has a lot to offer, and the town of Corfu is globally famous, serving tourists for over half a century.
Corfu town is a great place to end your journey. After arriving back in the port, you will disembark at 10:30am. This is a great time to visit the town and enjoy all that Corfu has to offer. We always suggest you add a day to your vacation for Corfu. After relaxing on land, and stretching your legs with a view of this amazing town, you will take back a lot of amazing memories and experiences back home.