Walking holidays in Zakynthos Zante
Nefis Travel Zakynthos, the leading office on Zante for walking holidays, offers specialised guided walking tours for groups or individuals. The Island of Zakynthos is often called the jewel of the Ionian Islands. It covers 405 square kilometres of incredibly diverse scenery, history, and flora and fauna, waiting for you to be discovered. Away from the coastal resorts the island carries on much as it has done for hundreds of years, with farming being the predominant occupation. Across Zante there are 2.500.000 olive trees as well as vineyards, orange and lemon groves. The clear air mixed with the fragrant scent of pinewoods and wild herbs add to tranquillity of a lost time. Nefis Travel Zakynthos walking holidays will share these unspoilt and untouched tracks to create an unforgettable walking experience.
Walking on Zakynthos / Walks on Zante
We offer a variety of walks on Zakynthos from 8 to 25 kilometres in length, usually taking in between 3 and 6 hours, with plenty of stops along the way to have a drink or take in the breathtaking views. None of the Nefis travel Zakynthos walks are difficult and are suitable for people of all ages with a reasonable level of fitness, but we do advise wearing walking boots or heavy duty trainers.
On our walks on Zante you visit Authentic villages where we stop at local taverns for coffee and mezedes (The Zakynthian snack). You be embrace by the peaceful atmosphere at the monasteries and enjoy the stunning panoramic views from the highest point on the Island, Mount Vrachionas, change to a “A swim in the blue waters” of the enchanting Ionian see, will be a extra Zante highlight on your Zakynthos walking holiday.
The climate is perfect for walking on Zante, during the months when the Island is most lush and green and covered in wild flowers, April to Mid June and mid September to the end of October. Our Nefis travel Guides, John and Gordon will bring the walks to life, sharing with you the hidden treasures that they have discovered over the years, the history of the Island, as well as their knowledge about the local herbs and flowers.