EASTER ON THE ISLAND OF CORFU

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Corfu, Greece
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Duration

4 дни

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

40 people

Languages

Bulgarian, Bulgarian

About this tour

Minimum number of tourists for the excursion: 40 tourists.

The deadline for notification if the minimum number of tourists for the organised trip is not reached is as follows:
– 20 days before the start of the tour. inclusive package – in case of trips lasting more than 6 days
– 7 days start of tour execution. inclusive package – in case of trips lasting from 2 to 6 days
– 48 hours before the start of the tour. inclusive package – in case of trips lasting less than 2 days

Payment method: 100% upon enrolment

Cancellation periods and penalties:

  • For bookings made at EARLY BOOKING rates for all types of programs – 95% of the deposit paid.
  • For bus programmes at regular prices:

– From the day following the day of booking until the 60th day before the date of departure – 10% of the total cost of the package;

– From the 59th day to the 10th day before the departure date – 30% of the total cost of the package;

– From the 9th day to the 1st day before the departure date – 100% of the total cost of the package;

  • For holiday offers (Easter, May Day, Christmas, New Year, etc.) at regular rates:

– From the day after the day of booking until the 91st day before the date of departure – booking fee 30 BGN for each person in the contract, except in cases where there is a ticket issued. Then the carrier’s conditions apply.

– From 90 to 60 days before the departure date – 30% of the total cost of the package;

– From 59 to 31 days prior to departure – 50% of the total cost of the package;

– From 30 to the 1st day before the departure date – 100% of the total cost of the package;

  • For any change regarding a reservation after the initial booking for all types of travel packages except when an air ticket is issued (then the carrier’s terms and conditions apply) a fee of BGN 30 will be charged.

Required documents and travel conditions: valid ID card or international passport with min. 6 months validity from the date of departure for Bulgarian citizens. For children under 18: International passport , notarised declaration from the non-travelling parent(s) – original and copy, copy of birth certificate, copy of passport photo page. The offer is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility. There are no passport, visa, medical or health requirements associated with travel.

Highlights

  • Departure date: 03.05 - 06.05.24
  • 4 days / 3 nights ALL INCLUSIVE

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by licensed bus;
  • Ferry fees and tickets;
  • 3 nights on ALL INCLUSIVE basis;
  • 1 festive Easter dinner with live music and dancing;
  • Visit the festive procession and traditional pottery breaking on Saturday morning;
  • Visit a local church for Easter Mass;
  • driver during the journey;
  • Guide service during the trip and stay;
  • City tax - 3* hotel stay - 3 euro per room per night / payable at reception on arrival;
  • Excursion to Paleokastritsa - 15 EUR / children up to 12 years - 8 EUR;
  • Optional inclusion in a panoramic tour of the town. Corfu with a visit to the Achillion Palace - 18 euro for adults / 10 euro - children up to 12 years; not incl. 5 euro fee - payable locally;
  • Medical insurance with 2000 euro coverage of Euroins for persons up to 65 years - 2lv per day
  • Expenditure of a personal nature
  • Trip cancellation insurance - optional and according to the insurance company's rates and conditions
  • Fuel surcharge if introduced (mandatory surcharge)
  • Bakshish

Itinerary

1 DAY

Departure from Plovdiv at 03:30, from Sofia at 4.15 from Vasil Levski stadium on the route: Promakhonas - Veria - Kozani - Yanina - Igumenitsa. From here you take a ferry to Corfu Island / 1 hour and 45 minutes /. Arrival on the island and accommodation at MESSONGHI BEACH 3* - Mouraitika. Free time. On Good Friday the festive processions are held in the city. During this day from all churches, except St. The most solemn is at 21:00 from the Metropolitan Church. Dinner. Overnight.

2 DAY

Breakfast. This day should be set aside for the town of Corfu, where lavish Easter celebrations take place, a tradition that dates back centuries. The first procession begins at 9:00 with the presentation of the relics of St. In the morning, the relics of St. Spyridon, the patron saint of Corfu. Accompanied by the Philharmonia and numerous drums, guarded by sailors and led by the island's highest priests, it passes through the winding streets of the island. At 11:00, the town is rung by a bell and islanders start throwing ceramic pots full of water out of the windows. This unique ceremony is followed by a stroll through the picturesque town of Corfu or time for a coffee in Corfu Street. Liszton - a replica of the Rivoli in Paris or lunch in one of the wonderful tavernas. Afternoon Panoramic tour of Corfu Town - see the old and new fortress, the Liston arcades, the Achilllion Palace - the summer residence of Empress Sisi / *when open because it is under renovation/, the Kanoni peninsula and Mishi Island with a guided tour in Bulgarian. Back to the hotel for leisure. At 23:00 * optional visit to the nearest church for Mass and a live fire. At 00:00, the official "Christ is Risen" is announced and again, accompanied by the Philharmonic Orchestra and bell ringing, there follow the national celebrations and fireworks. Return to the hotel, followed by an EASTER DINNER with Easter cakes, traditional Greek soup "mageritsa" and painted eggs. Overnight.

3 DAY

Breakfast. On this day nobody in Greece works - a day of universal, great celebration. At noon, the Messonghi Beach Hotel hosts a CELEBRATION LUNCH with lamb chowder, ouzo, music and dancing. In the afternoon, optional excursion to Paleokastritsa, one of the iconic places of Corfu, on whose shore Odysseus walked, captivated by the beauty of the island. Visit also the Monastery of St. Mary of Paleokastritsa, dating back to 1225. According to legend, to save her shrine from pirates, the Virgin petrified their ship. Dinner. Overnight.

DAY 4

Breakfast. Departure back to Bulgaria: ferry Corfu - Igoumenitsa; Veria - Thessaloniki - Sofia - Plovdiv. Arrival in the evening.

Durations

4 days
4 days

Езици

Bulgarian
Bulgarian

Tour's Location

Corfu, Greece

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