ISLAND TOUR BY BUS
You will be collected from your accommodation around 8 am and your trip will start at 9.30 am. Your guide will greet you.
Zakynthos, or Fior du Levante as it was called by Homer, I a beautiful Ionion island with a rich history and culture (poetry, traditional songs, traditional dances, etc,…). The people are very proud of their local products such as olive oil, thyme honey, wine, cheese and pastries such as mandolata and pastelli.
This island is blessed by the gods with nature at its most picturesque. From the incredible shades of the sea to the most isolated ancient villages, the variety of vegetation will leave you speechless. To discover and enjoy all these beauties, we invite you on a trip where we will revive your five senses.
The first stop is dedicates to Agia Mavra and its Church in the village of Machairados, famous for many and various reasons.
The journey continues along the northwest coast of the island. You pass beautiful and picturesque villages such as Kiliomenos, Agios Leon and their surroundings to Kampi. Here you need to have your cameras ready to immortalize the incredible landscapes, white rocks that end up in the turquoise waters and at the same time enjoy a coffee. Your trip continues to the village of Maries. This village was honored by the visit of Mary Magdalene in 34 AD. Here she stopped shortly before continuing on to Rome.
Your next stop will allow, for those who choose, to discover the blue caves. The trip is made in small boats and takes about 45 minutes. For those who do not wish to go, you can relax on the beach and cool off, or have a snack.
After the caves, you can immerse yourself in the lush vegetation as you are taken to the highest point of the island, the village of Anafonitria, which is 758 meters high above se level. You can visit the Monastry of Saint Dionisios, patron saint of the island, with frescoes from the 15th century.
Then it’s time to enjoy a traditional Greek meal at a traditional tavern in a traditional mountain village. Your meal will take about one hour.
After lunch you follow the northeastern coast of the island and stop for photos in Katastari where you can watch the “Mountain Ainos” on Kefalonia and the Alykes area.
We kept perhaps the best for last. This trip would not be complete without a stop for a wine tasting. You will visit a wine cellar that produces, among other things, the tradionnal “VERDEA” white wine, loved worldwide and produced on Zakynthos.
Your exploration will surely enchant you and whatever it is, this island leaves no one bored.
Return TimeApproximately 18:30
IncludedISLAND TOUR BY BUSTour GuideTransportationEasy to use
Not IncludedNew boatsLife jacketsCoolerShower on boat
Village of Maries
Village of Anafonitria