Ferries from Igoumenitsa depart from the new port which is located on the south side of the city. There are many crossings during the day, with the conventional ferries of Kerkyra Seaways Company.
Departures start from early in the morning, some of them are at midday and there are a few evening crossings as well.
The duration of the trip is approximately 1 hour and 30-45 minutes depending on the selected vessel.
Since it isn’t a long journey, there is only one accommodation type (economy class) and the ticket price is 11 euro per person.
Keep in mind that this particular vessel is a conventional ferry so you will easily be able to travel with a vehicle as well.
The town of Corfu is widely known for its large quantity of churches as on the island there are 37 of them. Corfu is proudly known as “the Emerald Isle” and as soon as you get there you will understand why. Its natural beauty will leave you amazed as you step onto the shores and beaches with their golden sands and shimmering blue sea.
Corfu has a varied history since it was ruled by the British, Romans and Venetians before it was ceded to Greece in the 1860s.
The historical sights of Kerkyra, the main city of the island, are located in the city center.
Make sure that you visit the main architectural monuments as ‘’Paleo Frurio’’ (Old Fortress) a memory of the rule of the Byzantines. Built on an artificial island, it carries the memory of defensive structures.
Perhaps one of the most iconic sites of Corfu, is Vlacherna Monastery just out into the sea located on its very own island.
Before you leave the island make sure to visit Palaiokastritsa with the amazing monastery and hidden beaches. Otherwise If you only get the time to visit just one beach it should definitely be the one in Porto Timoni. An interminable beach, with turquoise blue, crystal clear waters.
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Travelling by ferry can also give you the option of caring extra baggage.
That way you could either get 1-2 luggage’s per person or even load your car to the brim without an additional charge.
While on board, you will be able to accommodate yourselves either at the lounges inside the ferry or even right on deck. It can be considered as the perfect way to enjoy the stunning view of the Ionian Sea and take the most impressive photos.
For those who are interested on exploring a bit the closest islands, keep in mind that through Igoumenitsa port you will be able to reach Paxi island which is mostly famous for the wonderful beaches and the most exquisite quality of wine.
Even though Paxi is the smallest island in the Ionian Sea, its like a small earthly paradise.
The picturesque natural ports, the impressive caves, the mineral water springs, the wonderful beaches with the crystal-clear waters and the island’s great cultural heritage will leave your mind blown away.