Pretza is not sold widely and the recipe is a very well kept secret among the locals but you can still find it in good family-run tavernas. This creamy salty cheese is served as a dip and is a combination of sheep milk feta, whole-milk yogurt, thyme, olive oil and lemon juice.
Located in St. Marco square (adjacent to Dionysios Solomos square) is the museum of two of the most well known Greek poets including Dionysios Solomos (Greece's national poet) and Andreas Kalvos. The museum was founded at the end of 50's and hosts the poets' mausoleum.
Alektor is located at the heart of the town, right on Dimokratias dquare. It's one of the few historic building that survived Zante's 1953 earthquake. Here, you can enjoy traditional Greek as well as Zakynthian cuisine for both, lunch or dinner
Local rhythms in Zante are generally leisurely slow. The town's many cafes provide beautiful atmosphere and a rich variety of coffees, juices and beverages for you to enjoy.
The Byzantine Museum is located in one of the most central locations in Zakynthos town, the square of Dionysios Solomos.
The town is best enjoyed on foot. Explore its paved streets and squares and take your time to really explore the local arts and produce generously available from corner to corner.
Italian restaurant located in Zakynthos town.
If you don't fancy having traditional Zakynthian cuisine, pop by Spaghettomania, an authentic Italian pasta restaurant right in the town centre
Just 2 km from Zakynthos Town, at the top of the hill is Bochali (or Mpohali). Overlooking the port, neighbourhoods and streets below (as well as Argasi to the right) one can take in the wonderful views of the town and port below, the sea and beyond.
Starting at Zakynthos Port on the Argasi side by the church and bell tower of Agios Dionysios take a slow walk on the sea front, also known as Strada Marina, and enjoy the beautiful scenes of fishermen and sailing boats, local shops, cafeterias and horse-drawn carriage tours.