Located off the west coast of Greece, Zakynthos is the third-largest island of the Ionian Sea. It is a peaceful island with limitless beauty. This beautiful island is known as the closest to paradise on the earth. It is one of the most popular Greek islands with sandy beaches and pretty villages. It is also called Zante and has a population of more than 10.000 inhabitants.
Zakynthos is a beautiful island with many places where one can follow the traces of its impressive history, such as Church of Agios Dionyssios, Church of Agios Nikolaos Molos, Venetian Castle, Solomos Museum, Monastery of Skopiptissa, Monastery of Anafonitria, Byzantine Art Museum, Church of Panagia Keriotissa, Monastery of Eleftherotria, and Xenopoulos Museum.
Zakynthos is also enchanting island with perfect natural beauty. The most popular beach in Zakynthos is the Shipwreck Beach, also called Navagio Beach, known as the pupil of the island. In addition to this fine beach, there are a wide range of golden beaches on the island, namely Gerakas, Kalamaki, Agios Nikolaos, Porto Zoro, Spanzi, Banana, Porto Vromi, Tsilivi, Laganas, Alykanas, and Ksigia. The island’s beaches are famous for their natural beauty and exotic emerald-coloured water.
Aside from the magnificent beaches, there are other great places for sightseeing in Zakynthos. For example, Blue Caves are the main attraction of this Greek island with wonderful views. Also, located across the beach of Keri, Marathonisi Islet is one of the most visited places in the island. If you visit Zakynthos one day, you should definitely visit these.
Zakynthos is among the most developed islands in Greece. There are a great number of places to eat and drink. Restaurants in Zakynthos vary from family taverns by the sea to luxurious restaurants. The most popular of these restaurants are Avli, Alkyonis, Escape, Fishalida, Mantalena, Marahtia Star, Memories, Neraida, Paporo, and Prosilio. Enjoy your meal in a beach table with a stunning view to the Ionian Sea. In Zakynthos, there are also many bars and clubs in the centre of island. Laganas, Argassi and Kalamaki are the most famous nightlife destinations on the island. Argo, Cameo, Dilemma, Fever, Medousa, Mill, Porto Azurro, Yria, and Zakanthi Bar are among the best bars and clubs of Zakynthos. By the way, the island of Zakynthos is also a perfect destination for shopping. Solomos Square and Agios Markos Square are famous for clothes stores and souvenir shops. You should definitely visit these boutique shops. Highly recommended!
Zakynthos is worth-seeing all year round. The island will offer you breathtaking views in every season. It guarantees a memorable trip with all its beauty. What are you waiting for? It is time to visit Zakynthos.