Monday , August 2 2021

See & Do

What’s on in Zakynthos – 02 & 03 March

SATURDAY, 2nd MARCH THE FESTIVAL OF THE GLAOUNA Where – at the old school in Kallithea, headquarters of the Cultural Association of Kallithea “Koukesi”. When – from 12.00 to 18.00 (originally planned for 24/02, postponed due to bad weather). For the 5th year the celebration  of the traditional Zakynthian pancake – Glaouna. The …

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Popular Sights

Bochali Castle is situated on the hill above Zakynthos Town. Dating back to Venetian times the castle still exists today, and is generally open in summer months. Bochali village is also worth a visit, and the view of Zakynthos Town and its harbour is stunning. The Blue Caves are large …

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Museums

Zakynthos is proud of its long and sometimes turbulent history. Over time many influences have molded Zakynthos into the island it is today. The island has a number of good museums that tourists can visit to learn more: The Aristeon Olive Oil Museum is located in Lithakia and is part …

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Island History

Zakynthos is a Greek island located in the Ionian sea. The third largest island in the region, Zakynthos is a popular tourist destination, with the nickname of The flower of the east. Many who visit the island fall in love with it and return year upon year. The history of …

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Festivals

Zakynthos is full of culture; some historical, some more modern. Whether it is Traditional Festivals, places of interest to visit, or museums to explore there is lots for visitors to learn about Zakynthos and its vast and interesting history. Festivals As with other areas of Greece, Zakynthos hosts many festivals. …

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