Z1 Island Tour By Bus
Discover the non-tourist side of Zakynthos in this wonderful bus tour. Enjoy the luxury air-conditioned coach and let the local guide explain you all the history and culture of this island. After picking you up from the hotel, the tour starts at 10:00 a.m. from the western side of the island. Enjoy the ride through Tsilivi, Planos and Katastari. The first stop is Alykes, where you can se the salt marshes and admire the view to the north western part of the island. The next stop is a local winery, where the wine experts will show you the traditional way of winemaking. You will also be offered local wine and delicacies.
Then we reach the famous Blue Caves, a true wonder of Nature with exotic crystal water! We get onboard small boats (optional) and go to see the Blue Caves from close! The peak of this tour is the Shipwreck, the most famous beach of Greece! We will admire the view of the Shipwreck (Navagio Beach) from the top of a cliff above the bay.
Next stop is the Monastery of Anafonitria, a historical place where Saint Dionysius, the patron of the island, spent part of his life. A traditional lunch in a tavern follows, with delicious dishes and local wine. After lunch, we visit Volimes, one of the oldest villages on the island. There you can buy traditional, handmade embroidery and other products, made by the local women.
We continue the trip to the villages of Exo Hora, Kiliomenos and Agios Leon. The last stop is the village of Maherado, where we visit the church of Saint Mavra. The guide will narrate you the interesting story of the saint and the church. Note: The tour includes pick up / drop off from the area of your hotel in Zakynthos free of extra charge. This transfer applies for hotels in main tourist regions only and is upon availability.