The townThe most important town of Elation, the region north of the island, and very famous for the local handcraft.
You can drive there from the western coastal road or from the inland where you can discover the beautiful Zakynthos countryside.
Volimes is divided into three municipalities: Kato Volimes, Ano Volimes and Messo Volimes under one administration and well known for the local handcraft.
In addition to the production of oil and honey there are tablecloths, centrepieces and carpets hand-made production carried out in winter.
It is thanks to the handcraft of Volimes that Zakynthos distinguished all around Greece.
The beachVolimes is located in the mountains and as such hasn’t got any beach.
The closest beaches on the west coast are the shipwreck (Navagio) and Porto Vromi, while on the eastern coast the closest ones are Aghios Nikolaos and Makris Gialos.
How to moveIn Volimes the are no agencies renting motorbikes or cars since it is not equipped with tourist facilities.
There are few buses some days of the week, not everyday, driving people to Zakynthos.
The shopsThere are some snack bars and mini markets for the local people and some stalls selling local products like oil, honey, spices...
AmusementThis is a very quiet area and at night it is possible to taste typical dishes in the local taverns but it doesn’t offer any enjoyments after dinner.
Where to lodge in Volimes area
In Volimes there are few places to lodge.
The locals start to build few accommodation for tourists in the last years, especially stone villas and residence with apartments.