Secret Zante Tour with Monastery, Blue Caves and Local Speciality Tastings
Excursions & day trips

Secret Zante Tour with Monastery, Blue Caves and Local Speciality Tastings

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£41.00
Free cancellation
Language: English , Dutch , Polish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
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  • Admire the frescoes in the medieval Greek Orthodox Anafonitria Monastery
  • Cruise along Cape Skinari in the north of the island to swim off the Blue Caves
  • Enjoy an organic olive oil tasting at a family-run olive mill on Lithakia
  • Mingle with locals in remote villages and discover Solomos Square in Zante town
  • Expert local guide with an unrivalled knowledge of Zante and its countryside

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What to expect

It's easy to see why the Venetians called Zante the ‘Flower of the East'. This tour takes in some of the island's prettiest villages and the remote Anafonitria monastery, too. And there are local speciality tastings, plus a boat trip to the Blue Caves. Konstantina, one of our local guides, says, ‘This tour has it all – a monastery, the Blue Caves, olive oil and wine. But my favourite part is when guests ask me for more info so that I can share the secrets of Zante with them.'

You'll kick off in Solomos Square, the heart of Zante's old town. Admire the Venetian-style buildings before heading up to Bochali lookout point for camera-grabbing views over the Ionian Sea. Next, you'll get a flavour of the Zante countryside. There's a visit to a family-owned organic olive oil mill and museum. Learn about the pressing process and sample some of their liquid gold. The next taste is a traditional sweet treat in Kampi, a hamlet nestled in olive groves. Then it's on to the 14th-century Anafonitria Monastery, famed for its frescoes. With its rustic stone exterior and rural setting, it's a real blast from the past.

In the afternoon, there's a stop for local speciality tastings – wine, honey and more – in a village shop en route to Cape Skinari, the island's northernmost point. Here, you'll hop on a boat to the Blue Caves, one of the deepest points in the Med. Carved into white cliffs, its sea-smoothed walls reflect the azure waters like a mirror. In high season, there's a swim stop near the caves.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Transport
    • Guide
    • Boat trip
    • Wine and sweet tastings
    • Olive oil tasting in Lithakia
    What to remember
    • Not suitable for guests with reduced mobility
    • If the boat trip is cancelled due to high winds, there'll be a coffee stop instead
    • In high season and depending on weather conditions, a swimming stop is sometimes included – so bring bathing gear and sunblock
    • Lunch not included
    • Bring your passport or official eu identification
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    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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