Photography Holiday in Corfu

From £1499 pp

Corfu

8 Days

Small Group up to 8 People

What you'll do

Explore the island of Corfu, capturing legendary sunrises, coastlines, monasteries & much more; make the most of the island’s incredible diversity on this 7 night photography holiday as every day brings you somewhere new, led by a professional photographer & tour leader on this small group tour.

This 7 night photography holiday has been carefully crafted by a professional photographer and experienced tour leader so that you experience the very best that Corfu has to offer.

Whether you’re a beginner or simply need new perspectives for your inspiration, each day is packed with new sights and subjects on excursions chosen to give even a seasoned traveler something new to discover.

During the 25 hours of hands-on tuition, you’ll have the opportunity to shoot on foot, by boat, and have plenty of diverse views of water, land, and ancient buildings to bring something new to your collection, improving your skills to capture images perfectly.

Your photography tutor for the week, Pat, will also bring along some extra tools for the trade if you would like to try something new. Bear in mind there is no editing on this holiday; you are encouraged to see new things daily in a new way and vastly improve your shots and enjoy your time in this stunning area.

You’ll stay in a great 3-star hotel, carefully chosen for its comfort, modern facilities and panoramic views. Enjoy a spacious ensuite room with its own balcony, air conditioning and WiFi to guaranteed to leave you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

Mary & Pat

Your Local Host:

Mary & Pat

Mary and Pat have been running their photography holidays for the last couple of years now…

Your holiday host, Mary
– Mary has worked in travel for the past 20 years and has hosted groups for many different companies
– She is extremely detail oriented and hands-on to ensure everything runs like clockwork so h.. Read More

Experience Itinerary

Arrival

– Arrive and check-in to the Pantokrator Hotel
– Make use of the hotel’s lovely outdoor pool or take a stroll down to Barbati; a charming village which is home to one of Corfu’s finest beaches
– There will be welcome drinks at the hotel bar at 7pm, followed by a group dinner

Where will I stay?
– During your photography week, you will be staying in a 3-star hotel offering double ensuite rooms, all with stunning views
– There’s an amazing outdoor space complete with sea views, private pool, outdoor gym, lounge chairs and a pool bar for you to enjoy
– WiFi throughout
– 300 metres from the beach
– You’re in walking distance of local tavernas and a blue flag beach
– Onsite restaurant and full service bar

– After breakfast, there’ll be an introductory workshop on the basics of aperture, exposure, ISO and composition for those who would like to attend
– Have an easy walk through some local olive groves close to the hotel, giving you the opportunity to capture these ancient trees native to the area
– You’ll enjoy an optional lunch on the beach, followed by a boat trip with some stunning views of Corfu’s north east coastline, as well as the famous White House, the former home of Gerald Durrell
– If you’d like to enjoy an early evening aperitif and share images from the day, there will be a meet up at the hotel bar, followed by dinner in the hotel’s restaurant

– Drive to the charming fishing port of Kassiopi and capture the picturesque harbour and Byzantine castle
– You’ll continue inland to Old Perithia, a ghost village dating from the 14th century, where you’ll have some free time to explore – followed by the opportunity for lunch in one of the 5 local tavernas (including Foros, recommended by Rick Stein)
– The day continues with a drive to Cape Drastis on Corfu’s dramatic north west coast, onto Loggas Beach for alternative shots of seascapes
– The final stop of the day is at Afionas, one of Corfu’s oldest and most picturesque villages where its surrounding fields will be ablaze with Spring colours in May

– The first stop today is at Mouse Island on the outskirts of Corfu Town
– ​Next, we head to the town to visit the ancient Venetian fortress which showcases a range of architectural styles and provides stunning views of the town itself
– Enjoy lunch in the town, followed by free time to take in the old town with your camera at your own pace

​- Today you can choose to spend today at your leisure, relaxing and unwinding, enjoying the facilities in the hotel, or further exploring the local area
– There will be an optional excursion (locally payable) to Albania, just  a short boat ride away across the bay
– This will include a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint, with its beautiful amphitheatre and temple

– Your first stop today is at Ypapanti Church on the Bay of Gouvia
– Next you’ll continue up into the island’s central highlands for sweeping views of Corfu Town and across to Albania
– There are amazing views of the island’s landscapes cypress trees filled landscapes
– Enjoy a coffee in the village of Chlomos before heading to Lake Korission, Corfu’s largest lagoon
– Keep an eye out for Flamingos on the lake and 14 species of orchid
– ​After lunch at Alonaki’s Taverna overlooking the sea, you’ll visit the “Kaiser’s Throne” for stunning 360 panoramic views of the island

– Your last full day begins discovering ancient villages such as Agios Markos and Sokraki, where time seems to stand still
– ​After lunch you’ll head to Angelokastro, a magnificent Byzantine castle, located on a rock 305 metres above the sea
– For the photography finale of the week, you’ll get to take in Paleokastritsa, a functioning hilltop monastery, containing flower-filled gardens, a traditional olive press and spectacular sea views
– This evening we will have a final meetup to share your favourite images and enjoy dinner together

Departure

– After breakfast and check out, you’ll be heading back to the airport with images that will last you a lifetime

Location Info

Your hosts have chosen a stunning 3-star hotel as your home for the week, with large swimming pool and incredible views over the Ionian Sea. Just 40 minutes from Corfu airport, it is located in the picturesque village of Barbati, home to a one mil..

  • 7 nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel in a private double ensuite room
  • Full 5 day itinerary with morning and afternoon photography sessions
  • Breakfast daily at the hotel
  • 3 course dinners taken at the hotel restaurant including beer/house wine and water
  • All transport to photography locations and necessary entrance fees
  • 1 guided boat trip
  • Guidance and tuition from experienced photography tutor and services of a personal Tour Leader
  • Check in anytime after 2pm on day 1 and check out by 12pm on day 8

Photography Holiday in Corfu