Zakynthos, with the unique turquoise beaches
Zakynthos, with many names such as Fiore of Levante or Jade due to the rich natural beauty and the great variety of flowers stands out for its architecture and the unique beauty of its seabed.
Home of the sea turtle Caretta-Caretta, the bay of Laganas, is protected by the crowds of tourists who prefer the Blue Caves to swim in the blue waters of the Mediterranean
While the world-famous Navagio (Shipwreck) beach is the absolute must and one of the top 10 in the world.
If you are looking for unique images that will accompany you in winter, then you should enjoy the view from Bohali hill, a sunset in Keri and Kryoneri and indulge in the sound of a local serenade. Welcome to the enchanting Zakynthos!
Εnjoy the local Zakynthian cuisine
It is necessary to wander in the taverns of Zakynthos to try local delicacies and cuisine. Try Braised beef (knuckle), Pretzas (fresh cheese with a creamy texture), Sgazeto mainly of goat or lamb drizzled with egg-lemon sauce, Tsilikourda (traditional magiritsa) and Sofigadoura Potatoes stew with greens. Complete your meal with Mandolato the local sweet from egg whites, almonds, sugar and honey.
Best time to visit Zakynthos
An ideal time of year to explore this beautiful island would be the hot summer months but if you want to avoid large crowds September and October are equally ideal.
How to use transportation in Zakynthos
Airport/port transfer options
Zakynthos is connected to mainland Greece throughout the year with daily ferry services from the port of Kyllini in North-western Peloponnese. During the summer months, the connection from Kyllini to Zakynthos is very frequent, with ferry services reaching 10 per day. The duration of the trip Kyllini - Zakynthos is about 1 hour.
Another way to get to Zakynthos is by air via Athens with daily flights during the summer. Zakynthos is connected via charter anc scheduled flights with a number of European and U.K Airports during the holiday season.
On the island there are buses and taxis that will take you to various beaches, while boats in the port can take you to beaches that are not accessible by car.