8. Zakynthos: Shipwreck Beach, Viewpoint, Blue Caves Day Tour
Explore all the must-see spots in Zakynthos. Enjoy Shipwreck Beach, the Blue Caves, impressive viewpoints, and more. The first stop is Bochali Hill, the old neighborhood of Zakynthos town, experience the views of the town and the port that are absolutely stunning. Then we will head to the shipwreck platform Viewpoint. Nature gave us this special place to enjoy seeing from the top, crystalline waters, steep limestone formations, a rusty hull in the middle of the white beach, and a swarm of tourists burning on the sand for a selfie, posing before the photographic lens narrating the story of one of the most stunning beaches on the planet. Soak into the magnificent blue of the water and sky. After a quick stop to use the restrooms, we will stop at Porto Vromi in Maries or at Agios Nikolaos (according to the weather conditions) to take the boat (medium size, 15-25 persons) for a 3 hours mini cruise to the Shipwreck beach and Blue Caves. Discover the location that makes this island so unique, one of the most photographed spots in Greece, the Navagio beach (the shipwreck beach) with its clear white pebble sands as soon as you approach, it gives you a unique and spectacular turquoise color of the water. You cannot avoid jumping into that water. It is a memory that you won't forget. After an hour of swimming and exploring the rusty boat, we will head to the amazing blue caves. With an extraordinary shade of blue in some spots, we'll get up close to the caves and go through some of them, a great opportunity to jump off the boat, swim, and see the fish with a mask and snorkel. It is time to enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the most beautiful Greek, traditional, mountain taverns in the village of Anafonitria, with a family atmosphere and great service. The famous 2,000-year-old olive tree is located in the village of Exo Chora, Zakynthos island. It is one of the seven oldest olive trees in the Mediterranean, and probably one of the oldest olive trees in the world. It still produces olives to this day. Here we will find some traditional products of the area and the local farmers that you can taste for free as oil, olives, wine, and liqueurs as well as biological beauty products. Xigia Beach, the place where the springs provide a natural spa, is very nice to swim here. The seawater contains sulfur and collagen that have healing properties. And if you need any refreshments on the beach, look out for the most ingenious and funny way they get drinks down to the beach. It is very picturesque and has good photo opportunities from the clifftop. Therianos Family Farm is an organic farm where they cultivate a wide range of fruits and vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Their Olive Oil was awarded the Gold Standard at the International Society, Olympia Awards. They also produce a selection of wines and the famous black raisins. We will visit the farm, meet the animals, and taste the local products.