The Zakynthian Currant Harvest

(7 days holiday)

  • Availability: 10-25 August
  • Group size: Max 8


  • 6h currants harvest
  • 7N stay in Zakynthos
  • Accommodation w/breakfast
  • Airport transfers
  • 2 cooking activities (cooking and dining) - Vegeterian & halal catered for
  • 3 island tours


The beautiful island of Zakynthos is famous for its currants. Called Black Gold by the locals, this superfood has been cultivated in Zakynthos since the 17th century, and is famous worldwide.

During harvest, the whole island becomes a buzzing hive of activity. You will have the opportunity to join in and help pick and taste this wonderful fruit straight from the vine, enjoy the Greek hospitality, swim at the Shipwreck beach & the Blue caves,see turtles and taste authentic local cuisine.


  • Greek family hospitality at its best
  • Zakynthos' traditions & culture
  • Cooking & dining with your hosts
  • Hands on currant harvest experience with locals
  • Taste freshly currants straight from the vine
  • Visit a traditional winery
  • Enjoy a freshly prepared country picnic
  • Swim at Shipwreck Beach & the Blue caves
  • Explore Zakynthos town & enjoy the local cuisine
  • Relax to the sounds of local serenades
  • Enjoy a turtle boat trip to Marathonisi island
  • Make artistic packages of freshly dried currants to take home

The Zakynthian Currant Harvest

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