ZAKYNTHOS GROUP HOLIDAY
See the authentic side of Zante island in 7 days
Experience, discover and explore the beautiful idyllic island of Zakynthos.
Experience the true authentic Zakynthos
Relax, walk and enjoy
Stay in a small family hotel or studio
Several meals included.
Are you looking for something special for a group to see the authentic side of Zakynthos and where meeting the locals is the main aim? Let us take you off the beaten track and explore picturesque villages, narrow streets and cozy taverns and get to know the welcoming Zakynthians. Have the unique experience of picking grapes and harvesting olives with the locals. Under the clear blue sky you will meet local farmers, beekeepers, shepherds, singers, and chefs. They will tell you proudly about their life on Zakynthos!
What can you expect during this special Zakynthos group tour?
You will explore the island of Zakynthos during the island tour VIP Back to the roots, a day of special meetings with locals at undiscovered places. This day is made special by Jackie who is passionate about her beloved island. She will enchant you with local myths and stories. During lunch we will listen to Greek live music and there’s a good chance you will sing along and get on your feet!
Early in the morning you will join the VIP Shipwreck and Blue Caves tour, visit the famous Shipwreck and enjoy a very peaceful, and often exclusive, time on the famous Shipwreck Beach, before the crowds arrive. Later you can look out for the special colors of the Blue Caves and stop at the natural spa beach Xingia; a breathtaking bay in Zakynthos with sulphur and collagen.
In a beautiful tavern you will get a cooking workshop from Ioanna. She is the best chef on the island and she will show you how to prepare a dish in the traditional way using a clay oven.
With Grandma Thassia you will go and pick grapes to experience the old fashioned ecological way "with your feet in the vat" how Zakynthian wine is produced. You will meet the local beekeeper, Makis, who will tell you about the special world of bees and making honey. Under the watchful eye of Grandma Nicoletta you will explore how olives are harvested, while Grandson Babis will tell you everything about the process. After the hard work you will toast together, while enjoying a delicious lunch with local winemakers and villagers.
Discover the secret of Jackie, Zante Secret Senses. This is will be the final evening of this very special week. There will be a visit the historical park Lofos Strani. Here Dionysios Solomos wrote the words for the Greek national anthem. Then you will stop at the authentic traditional perfume factory of the Razi family. Marina makes perfume and essential oils in an ecological way using freshly harvested sweet-smelling herbs. Oenologist Timotheos explains during a walk in the vineyards all about the Zakynthian wine traditions. Obviously you will end the visit with wine tasting! After this you will go to Zakynthos’ best kept secret. A picturesque tavern set among the vine yards and famous for its Mezedes, the Greek Tapas. You will sit underneath the lemon trees and dance the zorba with the locals. You are guaranteed a memorable and very enjoyable evening, and will toast the wonderful end of the Zakynthos group tour travel experience, Experience, discover, explore Zakynthos.
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