Buy local produce

You cannot leave Zakynthos without having purchased some of the unique local products the island has to offer. Zakynthos is famous for its aromatic virgin olive oil, its raisins, grapes, delicious honey and many varieties of wine including mastelado, avgoustiatis and agiomavritiko. Zakynthos is also home to the locally produced traditional sweets of fytoura, paksimadi, mantolato and pasteli. Folk art souvenirs include pottery, hand-made jewellery, carpets, lace and textiles.