Zakynthos Volimes

General information

The village of Volimes is located 31.5 km northwest of Zakynthos Town. It consists of two villages: Ano (Upper) Volimes and Kato (Lower) Volimes both found around an agricultural area. Volimes is a scenic mountainous village that maintains its traditional character and layout. It is still a very rural area and most of the village has been untouched by tourism. To the east side, you will find quite a few cafes.

The village displays numerous stone-built houses and old churches that have survived the earthquake of 1953. One of the main ones is the church of Agia Paraskevi, which houses beautiful icons and frescoes. The old windmills that stand on the hill are also a sign from the past. You can also visit the 16th-century monastery of Agios Georgios Krimnon.

In close distance from Volimes is the famous Shipwreck, an impressive cove with crystalline waters and soft sand. The Shipwreck Bay can be reached only by boat but there is a spot above the village where you can look down at the beach.

Hotels in Volimes

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Villa Pano Plagia

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The villa of Pano Plagia is a two-floor apartment featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an interior kitchen, a stunning swimming pool, a plunge pool, an exterior kitchenette with a barbecue, and gorgeous views. The accommodation also offers off-site excursions.

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Things to See & Do in Volimes

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    Island tour by bus

    Category: City, Day Trips

    Discover the non tourist side of Zakynthos in this lovely bus tour. See the traditional villages, the Shipwreck from above and the Blue Caves by boat.

    6 hours Map
    from € 31.00
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  • el2335 12 Jul 2008
    Keeps tradition alive
    Volimes is a great village to see the traditional side of Zakynthos. Short houses, nice figures and small alleys. At Volimes, there was a very nice lady that treated us rose spoon sweet and gave us a big smile to fare well. I hope she is fine. All houses were stone, some attached one to another and had beautiful gardens. Have a Greek coffee at the traditional cafeteria in the square. Mr Panagiotis cooks the best Greek coffee ever!

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