ZAKYNTHOS VIP TOUR
Zakynthos sunset evening tour
In the late afternoon we will begin our Zante sunset tour on our luxury minibus travelling through the beautiful scenery of our Island to the Gramsas Wine estate at foot of mount Vrachionas. This Silver‘ Decanter World Wines’ award winning estate, is known for its authenticity and great Zakynthian hospitality. At this picturesque wine estate you will have a guided tour learning how the grape becomes the wine, followed by a unique wine tasting experience. Not only will you learn about and taste some of this Island's best wines, you will also have a taste of some local Mezedes (small Greek snacks) and olive oil made from the olives harvested from the Estates many Olive trees. Whether you consider yourself a Oenophile or just want to immerse your taste buds into the richness of Zakynthian delights, this unique experience will be one of the highlights of the evening.
Having tasted the very best of local Zante produce, we will return to the minibus and drive on our Zakynthos sunset tour to the village of Lagopodo. We will step back in time at the Panagia Eleftherotria, a beautiful brick-red and whitewashed monastery with one of the most picturesque stunning panoramic views over the village. From this viewpoint, you’ll catch glimpses of the surrounding olive groves and the bay of Lagana across the deep blue waters of the Ionian Sea.
As soon as the door opens we are welcomed and charmed by an uplifting community of Orthodox nuns. Who will introduce us to their way of living and show us some fantastic frescoes, icons and magnificent items of the holy land, all framed with stories from the past. This enchanting monastery has a beautiful garden with potted plants and a flower bed that invites us to visit. There are some gorgeous golden mosaics in the arch ways and a gift shop that sells items that are hand made by the nuns.
We will drive direction south of the island and see mesmerizing Zakynthian villages with sweeping country along the way. We will stop for an important photo snap, as we will be greeted by a breathtaking panoramic view of Marathonisi better known as Turtle Island. The endless blue with green background will create some amazing photos and beautiful memories of the Island.
Back on the Zante sunset tour minibus we continue our journey to a hidden treasure at the mountains. A beautiful village of stone houses with has preserved its authentic character. It’s is here that we take an evening stroll; it all conveys the idea of a simple life in a place where time seems to have stopped, while we are saturated with all the beautiful Greek impressions and traditions. After this wonderful meeting of Greek delight we now move towards our final sunset destination for one of the most breathtaking, panoramic sunsets in all of Greece. We are greeted by Yannis and his family who will introduce you to the Zakynthian traditional way of cooking. We will enjoy delicious food dishes, while the horizon lights up with swirls of pink and orange, fading to blue and purple over the Ionian Sea.
Our VIP Zante Sunset & Southern Hidden Gems tour will be a great insight to see some of the authentic and rural life in the south of the island combined with a beautiful panoramic sunset to enjoy.
The excursion day:
The excursion prices:
30 euro PP
• The meal is not included in the price.
• We offer the Zante sunset and hidden Gems tour from half of May onwards.
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