How to reach to Zante
You can travel to zakynthos (or Zante) by air or by bus. Zantes’ airport is 3km from the city and it is reachable by taxi or private means of transport.
By air: There are many daily flights to Zante Greecefrom Athens with duration of 45 min.
Also, during the summer period, Zante is directly connected to many European cities with charter flights such as Munich, Rome, London, Amsterdam, Manchester, Glasgow, Hamburg, Bern, Palermo, and many more!
By boat: Zante can be reached by ferry boat from Killini, which is 4 hours and 30 minutes far from Athens. From Killini there is a direct correspondence by ferry boat to Zante with duration of 1hour.
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GASTRONOMY IN ZANTE
In Greece Zakynthos is a paradise for those who want to try local tasty products!
Apart from the beauty of the island that you will admire, you will also taste the unique flavors of an amazing island!
The different kinds of microclimates of the island and a big valley in the middle of it, offers excellent conditions for cultivating unique varieties of vegetable and fruits.
Olive oil and Zakynthian tomatoes are the most well known traditional products, and of course they are really tasty! Also, you should try Zakynthian strawberries and grapes as there are a few varieties that can be found only in this amazing island!
In any restaurant or Tavern you will find these traditional products!
A special dish that you should definitely try during your holidays in Zante, is rabbit with red sauce.
As the island of Zante was ruled by the Venetians for more than 300 years, the gastronomy footprint is very strong till today.
It is noteworthy that every village in Zante produces its own kind of bread which is cooked in a wooden oven and each one has its own unique flavor depending on the way it has been kneaded and the ingredients been used.
One of the best restaurants of the island is the M-eating and is located in Tsilivi, it offers Greek and Mexican cuisine. It is ideal for a special dinner or for larger groups with affordable prices and pleasant atmosphere.
If you are in Kalamaki, have lunch or dine in Massa Mediterranean Cuisine and Bar. With Mediterranean, Greek and Italian cuisine will surely be satisfied. Both the staff of the restaurant and the atmosphere will not disappoint you!
For seafood appetizers, Seaside in Laganas is what you are looking for. Overlooking the vast sandy beach of Laganas, and freshly prepared dishes, Seaside would be an unforgettable moment!
The Halfway House, is located so close to the center of Tsilivi and offers tranquility from the busy main road! With International, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine and excellent quality is ideal for a meal after the beach!
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Sports and Activities in Zante
Your stay in villa in Zakynthoswill prepare you for the activities that the island offers. Zantein Greeceoffers a great variety of sports and activities, as it is the third largest of the Ionian Islands.
If you are a lover of diving, you won’t miss to explore the deep of Zante, as there are swimming CarettaCaretta, which are loggerhead sea turtles and endangered species.
Biking is also famous in Zante, as the best places for mountain biking are the hills inland from Vassilikos and the central mountain range east of Zakynthos Town.
Watersports like Jet skiing, paragliding, water skiing, water board, bananas, pedaloes are on offer in Alykanas, Tsilivi, Vassilikos and Alykes. You can also hire motor boats to explore the blue waters of Zante!
Zante holds a number of festivals, most of them religious. They celebrate their Saints by organizing festivals with a lot of wine and food! It is a greek traditional festival and you should definitely go in one of them during your holidays in Zante!
You should take a boat trip to the island’s famous Blue Caves, which are located at Cape Skinari in the north of Zante. The stunning turquoise water inside the caves will definitely surprise you and you won’t leave this amazing place!
The tiny village of Kampi is located on the west side of the island and it is offer a stunning sunset! If you follow the steep drive to the top of the hill and stand at the top of the cliff, you will watch the molten sun disappear into the sea!
Further, a trip to Cameo Island via a walkway will make your vacations even more adventurous!
The island of Zakynthos will definitely don’t disappoint your expectations!
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Swim on turquoise waters
The island of Zante is popular for its amazing beaches with the crystal waters.
One of the most famous and photographed beaches in Greece is Navagio or Shipwreck which is located on the western side of the island. This beach has a ship in the middle of it which makes it so special! In 1983, a boat that transported illegal cigarettes was sunk and through the years the sand completely surrounded the ship which looks now as it emerges from it! It is a sandy, non organized beach.
No trip to the island would be complete without a visit to this remarkable location in the west!
Gerakas is also a sandy beach with crystal waters, and one of the most beautiful beaches on the island! This beach is preferred mainly by families and it is partly organized.
Vasilikos beach is famous for its crystal clear waters, with sand and palm trees! Suitable for families with young children, with sun loungers, bars and shops!
AgiosNikolaos offers a great variety of watersports and if you are looking for activities this is your place! It is also family friendly and organized.
Kalamaki and Porto Zoro are both sandy beaches and organized. Both of them are popular for their natural beauty and have plenty of tourist facilities.
Spanzia is a very special beach with parts of pebbles and others sandy. It is organized and it is surrounded by a huge lush green area and vast plantation. You will find also a water sport center that offers various activities for all ages.
LimniKeriou is a quiet and small beach with golden sand and turquoise shimmering waters, where you will find a diving club.
Amboula is located at the north east of the island and is a small, non organized beach with calm atmosphere. It is a perfect place to relax during your holidays.
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What to see in Zante
Zante is an excellent island for exploring with its turfy countryside, hills and mountains, sandy beaches, private bays and traditional villages! So, the first thing that you might admire in this island is its natural beauty.
Here are the recommended places to visit in Zante Greece!
The Museum of Byzantine Art can be found in Zante’s town and offers a collection of the Ionian School and is well worth visit for its realistic depictions of religious subject matters.
The Solomos Museum contains a collection of manuscripts by DionisiosSolomos.
The Museum of Zante is an interest collection of local historical artefacts.
If you are looking for Zante holidays clubbing, let me inform you that Zante has an amazing nightlife. Not only has many clubs but you also has bars where you can enjoy your drink or cocktail with a nice view. Laganas is the nightclub center of Zante andTsilivi,Alykes and Kalamaki have a good range of entertainment in the evening.
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Zante: the flower of the East
If you are looking for luxury holidays in Greece, here is the right place!Also,family holidays to zanteand stay in villas in zakynthos with private pool, will surely surpass your expectations!
Living inluxury villas in Zante will make your holidays even better! Zakinthos, as it is the Greek name of the island, is the third largest of the Ionian Islands. The island’s nick name is ‘’the flower of the east’’ given by the Venetians.
Zakynthos was under the Venetian rule and the cultural influence of Venice is considerable until today.
The national marine park of Zakynthos is located in Laganas bay and it is the habitat of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta Caretta) which are endangered species.
There are many flights to Zakynthos from a lot of countries in order to facilitate your holidays!
Visit the island of Zante it provides you with a lot of things to do, especially, Zante in June, July and August is reputed for the excellent weather and its variety of activities!
Your holidays in Zakynthos will be memorable!