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Is our “Shipwreck” in Turkey?

It’s always great to see the island advertised especially as we’re heading towards another exciting summer season. But imagine our surprise when a picture surfaced which looks to be from Aldi’s German travel magazine selling an excursion entitled Turkei Blaue Reise (Turkey blue travel) with a photo of Navagio beach …

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Spectacular winter shots of the “shipwreck” VIDEO

Some spectacular photos were taken by local resident Matina Tsoukala yesterday. With high winds reaching 8 to 9 Beaufort.  As one can see the waves virtually threatened our famous shipwreck to be washed out to sea.  As the photos made the social media many residents are questioning why our famous …

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Protest in regards to the illegal sale of land in the area known as “Shipwreck”.

Many attended this evening’s protest outside the Regional Offices in Zakynthos town, despite the rain and cold. The protest was in recognition of the illegal sale of land in the mountainous region of Zakynthos, namely known as “Shipwreck”.  The protest was a pure initiative of the inhabitants of the area …

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Protest by the “Environmental Alert Zakynthos” group in regards to the illegal sale of the Navagio.

Group head Marinetta Paganopoulou has written a few thoughts of her own within the Environmental Group.  Her thoughts are in regard to the 15,000 acres of land that is in question in the vicinity of the area known as “Navagio” Stating on her face book page:-  Reflections on the ILLEGAL …

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MP, Dionysios Aktypis talks to Minister of Tourism

The MP of Zakynthos, Mr Dionysios Aktypis met with the Deputy Minister of Tourism. Yesterday in a particularly warm climate Mr Akypis and Mr Konsola talked about a number of things in regards to our Island. As Mr Aktypis stated:- “In a particularly warm climate, yesterday, Tuesday 14th January, I …

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Roman shipwreck discovered off Kefalonia

An incredible Roman shipwreck thought to be one of the largest ever to be found in the Mediterranean, has been discovered off the coast of Kefalonia. The site was found by pure accident during sonar imaging investigations that were taking place along Kefalonia’s coastline. A spokesman for the team said, …

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Dangerous acts by tourist still continue at shipwreck cove!

Late yesterday afternoon a photograph was doing its rounds on the popoular Social Media page Facebook. As you can see in the picture it shows a person climbing up the mast of the shipwreck. The act has put the local community into shock and disbelief and are calling for immediate …

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Navagio Shipwreck, M.V. Panagiotis

There’s one image that symbolises the island of Zakynthos internationally. It’s been used in thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, appeared on TV adverts and photographed by people from all over the world. No one quite knows what makes it so iconic, but the fact remains, that for many visitors …

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Boat overturned at the Shipwreck!

The Zakynthos Port Authority was informed yesterday afternoon about an overturned boat near “shipwreck” beach “”. Immediately a patrol boat and a LS-ELAKT vehicle rushed to the area, finding that the eight foreigners aboard were overturned in the  boat “NIKOLAS” TZ. 397.  The Port authorities immediately picked up the eight …

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Stay safe at shipwreck viewpoint!

Many tourists are aware that there’s a viewing platform at the north of the island where they can get a great view of the shipwreck/Navagio beach from above. It’s very popular and a perfect viewpoint for the iconic beach and shipwreck. Unfortunately however, there are many tourists who choose to …

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