Boat trip “following the steps of the Durrell’s, getting a taste of their lifestyle”
Our crew is awaiting you with a welcome drink on board of our boat, while passing by the city of Corfu town with its remarkable pastel colored 400 year old Venetian houses and the old fortress.
Our crew will provide their expertise with descriptions and quotations of the Durrell”s books like Gerald Durrell”s “My family and other animals”& ” Birds,beasts and relatives ” and his brother Lawrence Durrell”s “Prospero”s cell” and the biography of their family and even the spots will be shown, where they took scenes for the successful series of the Durrell”s by the producer Christopher Hall from 2016-2019.
Even from the seaside we will see the elegant Mon Repos Palace, the summer residence from our last Greek King Konstantin I. and where Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip was born in 1921.
Finally we will reach the idyllic “Mouse island” and the white precious looking Greek orthodox church “Vlacherna”- both serve as landmarks of Corfu island.
We sail back and will anchor at the beautiful island “Vidos” with its untouched nature, you will have time to go for a swim there.
Afterwards we will relax on board and listen to several short stories and novels of the Durrell”s and continue sailing along the picturesque east coast towards the north. We will see the beautiful Venetian Villa in “Kontokali”,where they had been filming the main part of the famous Durrell series…and we will spot the idyllic Chapel of “Saint Arsenius”, the favorite bathing area of Larry & Nancy Durrell.
Last but not least…arriving at the pretty village on the coast “Kalami”, where you can have excellent lunch at the famous “White house”, where Lawrence Durrell lived with his wife Nancy in the 1930″s.
This boat trip is something different and will be an unforgettable experience!