Duration: One Day
Location: Tour around the island
An unforgettable sightseeing tour to the islands’ mountains! Enjoy our luxury-class, air-conditioned coaches and the company of the local guide who will escort you through the day, narrating the interesting, beautiful history of the island.
We’ll pick you up from your resort and start our tour at 10:00 in the morning from the western side of the island, enjoying the ride through Tsilivi, Planos and Katastari villages. At Alykes, our first stop, we will admire the view of the north-western part of the island. We’ll also see the salt marshes in Alykes. Our next stop is at the largest local winery, where we will be served local wine and delicacies, while wine experts will show us around and explain the art of making wine. After travelling for about 15 minutes, we’ll reach the famous Blue Caves at Porto Vromi and have a tour on small boats, giving us the opportunity to admire these Natures’ wonders with their sparkle and colours. You’ll probably think you’re in Paradise!
The culmination of our trip is the world-famous Shipwreck. Who is it that doesn’t recognize the most famous beach in Greece? We will admire the amazing view to the beach from the top of the surrounding cliff – Don’t miss the opportunity to take some pictures!
After the Shipwreck, while listening to our guide narrating the story of each area we pass by, we arrive to Anafonitria, there we will visit the monastery where St. Dionissios has spent a part of his life. Now, it is time for our lunch at a tavern with traditional delicacies and local made wine. After our lunch, and having reloaded our cameras, we visit one of the oldest villages of the island, Volimes. There we can buy hand made embroidery, handicrafts tablecloths and lace-work.
Next visits are in some other old villages, like Exo Hora, Kiliomenos and Agios Leon. Our last stop is at Macherado. We will visit the church of the ”Thaumatourgy” St. Mavra and listen to the interesting and moving story of the Saint and St.Mavras’ church.
This tour of the island is guaranteed to satisfy you and give you the best impressions of Zakynthos.
Thank you for letting us make your vacation even better! We are sure we will not disappoint you!