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Shipwreck Cove, Navagio Beach to reopen soon.

At a council meeting held late in the week,  in regards to lifting the ban ordered by the Port Authorities from the area of “shipwreck cove” or Navagio, representatives of the local authorities, members for the Region, Municipality, National Marine Park, the Chamber of Commerce, as well as residents, owners …

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Greek Accommodation Tax

In January 2018 an Accommodation Tax came into effect, to be paid by all holidaymakers/tourists visiting Greece. The tax is payable by all guests upon arrival at check-in, (or to the renter) either by cash or card (please ensure that you also ask for a receipt).  This tax is payable …

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TUI announce new Sensimar hotels across Greece

This week TUI announced that a number of new hotels will open across Greece this summer. One of them will be the new TUI Sensimar Zante Maris in the resort of Tsilivi. The Sensimar Zante Maris will be part of a group of new Sensimar hotels and other locations include …

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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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88.6 Island FM, Zakynthos’ English speaking radio station

Island FM transmits from the Greek island of Zakynthos. It’s the only English speaking radio station in the Ionian, broadcasting on 88.6 FM. It’s also available to listen to online. The station was founded in 2005, and is currently run by Station Manager, and breakfast host, Bobby Gee. It operates …

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Museums of Greek life, Folklore and the Natural World

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 Sunday of Thomas, Zakynthian traditions

This Sunday we celebrate Saint Thomas. Zakynthians still celebrating the Easter period St. Thomas is an important day for all. It is also a day where Zakynthos celebrates St. Alypios, or as Zakynthians would say Agios Lipios. Both Saints being important subjects within the religious circles. First St. Thomas, according …

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Do’s and Don’t during fire season

Fire bans have started Wildfires constitute a huge problem not only on the mainland but in Zakynthos, too. We have certainly had our share of natural disasters caused by fires in Zakynthos over the years. The fire season starts in  May , peaks in July and August and ends in …

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Giostra Di Zante’s event a success

Giostra Di Zante is well known for its cultural events throughout Zakynthos, its most popular being that of Giostra, a medieval event involving skilled horse riding which is held every year on Holy Spirits day.   Last night their musical event was supported with a packed audience at the Theatre …

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