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Find your favourite place on Zakynthos with just 3 words!

“I’ll meet you in Zakynthos Town at the location of ‘openly.everything.aspire'” I hear you all asking, where on earth is “openly.everything.aspire” on Zakynthos?! Bear with us and we’ll explain. It’s worth it! These three words “openly.everything.aspire” are actually a designated What3Words location in Solomos Square.  What is What3Words? What3Words, is a …

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Programmed Power Cuts 14th 15th 17th May

In order to perform the necessary technical works for the improvement and maintenance of the electricity distribution networks, the electricity will be cut off. FRIDAY 14/05/2021 07:30 – 09:00 ZAKYNTHOS TOWN. – AL.ROMA AND MAY 21 STREET SATURDAY 15/05/2021 07:30 – 10:00 VASILIKO – RIVER 10:00 – 13:00 VASILIKO – …

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Ten photos, ten years

When we were looking at our ten year celebrations, we wanted to post ten great photos contributed by members. Some photos that showed a different side of Zakynthos, that people would just love seeing. This proved extremely hard as there are literally thousands of fantastic images in the group. Finally …

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Mayor wants to make the municipality in tip top condition.

Zakynthos Mayor Nikitas Aretakis was clear on the matter of compliance with the law. After announcing that fines will apply to the offenders and urging everyone to respect the legality of making the city of our island more humane. At first Mr. Aretakis stressed that he did not want the …

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Replacement of dangerous slabs in Alexander Roma street

Early this morning workers were out in Alexander Roma street, in Zakynthos Town. Damaged slabs throughout the walkway are being replaced from Agious Sarantes up to 21st May street. The road works are also being overseen by Vice Mayor, Mr. Dimitrios Koutsogiannis. Wearing suitable clothing he has been helping the …

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Remembering the Great Ionian Earthquake of 1953

A terrible week in Ionian history This weekend is a sombre one in the history of the island of Zakynthos, when the island was shaken by one of the worst earthquakes the area ever experienced. This event was actually series of earthquakes that began on the 8 August 1953, building …

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Museums of Ancient History, Maritime and War 

For a small island, Zakynthos has a wealth of interesting and important museums that aim to highlight and educate visitors with the historical, traditional and environmental sides of the island. There’s something for everyone and whether you’re interested in learning more for educational purposes, or just wanting to delve further …

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The Castle in Bochali

  Forestry work at Bochali Castle Some forestry work has taken place at the castle in Bochali lately. A team of twenty workers have cleared some of the old pine trees and vegetation from part of the castle grounds. The work was supervised by the Forestry Commission, and damaged or …

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Cinema in Zakynthos

There is so much entertainment on Zakynthos whether it be shopping, exploring the outdoors or eating out, but one thing that both locals and visitors love is the local cinema, Cine Foskolos. Located in Zakynthos Town the cinema can seat a hundred and ten people and operates all year round …

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Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town is the main town on the island and is full of things to do. It boasts a beautiful harbour where visitors can walk and admire the variety of boats, catch ferries to the mainland or take local boat trips to local sites. The sweeping semi-circular harbour brings the …

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