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|transport=To take a boat to [[Sarandä]], [[Albania]] it's best to call [http://www.ionian-cruises.com/ Ionian Cruises] at +30 26610 25155. Off season their boats leave at 9:00 AM but you have to be at their office at Ethnikis Antistaseos 4 at least 40 minutes before the boat leaves. The boat can be a bit rough when there's wind. Tickets are 19 euro. It's cheaper (and easier) to get to [[Igoumenitsa]], but it's not straightforward to get from Igoumenitsa to Sarandä.
 
|transport=To take a boat to [[Sarandä]], [[Albania]] it's best to call [http://www.ionian-cruises.com/ Ionian Cruises] at +30 26610 25155. Off season their boats leave at 9:00 AM but you have to be at their office at Ethnikis Antistaseos 4 at least 40 minutes before the boat leaves. The boat can be a bit rough when there's wind. Tickets are 19 euro. It's cheaper (and easier) to get to [[Igoumenitsa]], but it's not straightforward to get from Igoumenitsa to Sarandä.
|accommodation=Couchsurfing/BeWelcome can be hard in Corfu.
 
  
It's said wild camping is not tolerated in Corfu (one could try though!) but instead of expensive hotels/hostels you can go camping/bungalow:
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===Local buses===
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Blue buses connect Kerkyra city area and green buses rest of the island. From the airport bus ticket is 1.10€ and other tickets 0.50€.
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|accommodation=Couchsurfing/BeWelcome can be hard in Corfu during high season (everybody is full).
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It's said wild camping is not tolerated in Corfu. However, there are places where you can do it as long as there are no bars or umbrellas for rent at the beach. You could go camping at [https://maps.google.com/?q=Paralia+Issos,Corfu Paralia Issos] (south west) or [https://maps.google.com/?q=Afionas,Corfu Afionas] (north west), or improvise — as long as you find a free beach you ll have no problem. You don't need to pitch a tent, its extremely hot in Corfu so nobody can accuse you for "camping".
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If you want something fancier, Instead of expensive hotels/hostels you can go camping/bungalow:
 
* [http://www.dionysuscamping.gr/ Dionysus camping]
 
* [http://www.dionysuscamping.gr/ Dionysus camping]
 
* [http://www.kardacamp.gr Karda camping]
 
* [http://www.kardacamp.gr Karda camping]
  
You could also ask for rooms around from locals (price for these?)
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You could also ask for rooms around from locals (price for these?). Also AirBNB can be cheaper.
 
 
Also AirBNB can be cheaper.
 
  
 
Corfu city/Kerkyra is not likely to have budged accommodation.
 
Corfu city/Kerkyra is not likely to have budged accommodation.
 
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You can probably find an interesting crowd of people (including folks who are happy to host) at the [https://www.facebook.com/polytechnocorfu Polytechno] club.
 
You can probably find an interesting crowd of people (including folks who are happy to host) at the [https://www.facebook.com/polytechnocorfu Polytechno] club.

Revision as of 12:30, 24 July 2014

In country::Greece


Transport

Find info on hitchhiking at Hitchwiki.

To take a boat to Sarandä, Albania it's best to call Ionian Cruises at +30 26610 25155. Off season their boats leave at 9:00 AM but you have to be at their office at Ethnikis Antistaseos 4 at least 40 minutes before the boat leaves. The boat can be a bit rough when there's wind. Tickets are 19 euro. It's cheaper (and easier) to get to Igoumenitsa, but it's not straightforward to get from Igoumenitsa to Sarandä.

Local buses

Blue buses connect Kerkyra city area and green buses rest of the island. From the airport bus ticket is 1.10€ and other tickets 0.50€.

Companies

{{#ask: Transport type::bus Connects city::Corfu|intro=* Bus: }} {{#ask: Transport type::train Connects city::Corfu|intro=* Train: }} {{#ask: Transport type::plane Connects city::Corfu|intro=* Airline: }} {{#ask: Transport type::ferry Connects city::Corfu|intro=* Ferry: }}

Accommodation

Find info on hosp ex at Couchwiki.

Couchsurfing/BeWelcome can be hard in Corfu during high season (everybody is full).

It's said wild camping is not tolerated in Corfu. However, there are places where you can do it as long as there are no bars or umbrellas for rent at the beach. You could go camping at Paralia Issos (south west) or Afionas (north west), or improvise — as long as you find a free beach you ll have no problem. You don't need to pitch a tent, its extremely hot in Corfu so nobody can accuse you for "camping".

If you want something fancier, Instead of expensive hotels/hostels you can go camping/bungalow:

You could also ask for rooms around from locals (price for these?). Also AirBNB can be cheaper.

Corfu city/Kerkyra is not likely to have budged accommodation.

Meet fellow travellers on hospitality exchange networks: Trustroots


Food

Find info on dumpster diving at Trashwiki.
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Internet connectivity

Hackerspaces around Corfu.
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Busking

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Travel destinations

{{#ask:In city::Corfu }}

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You can probably find an interesting crowd of people (including folks who are happy to host) at the Polytechno club.