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Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town
Zante town

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.

Porto Limnionas

Porto Limnionas
Porto Limnionas

Some 25k from the town and just off Agios Leon in the West there is Limnionas a beautiful unspoiled lagoon with transparent and emerald green waters. There is no beach as such but plenty of flat rocks you can sunbathe on.

Keri Lake

Keri lake Zakynthos
Keri lake Zante

Keri is one of the most scenic destinations at the South of the island and is formed by Keri Lake by the sea and a traditional village at the top of the hill. Limni Keriou (Keri lake) took its name by the wetland that is still home to many animal and plant species.

Gerakas

Gerakass beach Zante
Gerakas beach Zakynthos

At the southern most point of the island is the Cape of Gerakas. The beach of Gerakas forms the eastern part of Laganas bay and is a protected area and part of the National Marine Park.

Marathonisi (turtle island)

Marathonissi island
Marathonissi island

The small islet is situated in Laganas bay and provides one of the nesting homes for the loggerhead turtle Caretta Caretta. Its turtled-shape formation has evoked a number of myths over the years one of which is that it was carved by the ancients in honour of the visiting creature!

Strada Marina

Strada Marina Zakynthos town
Strada Marina Zakynthos town

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.

Bochali

Bochali (or Mpohali) overlooking Zakynthos town
Bochali (or Mpohali) overlooking Zakynthos town

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.

Sunset at Shiza

Shiza Kampi in Zakynthos
Shiza Kampi in Zakynthos

Visit the small picturesque village of Kampi to the west of the island and follow the steep drive up to the top of the hill where a big cross memorial stands in honour of those murdered during the civil war in Greece (literally thrown off the cliff and sent to their deaths).

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