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The Resort of Alykes/Alykanas

Alykes and Alykanas are two resorts situated on the east coast of Zakynthos close to Katastari, around 16km north of Zakynthos Town and around 12km north of Tsilivi. Despite being two resorts they are barely 2km apart, so many people often think of them as one resort. There are regular …

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The Resort of Vasilikos

At the south-eastern tip of Zakynthos, around fifteen km from Zakynthos Town is the Vasilikos peninsula. Unlike other Zakynthos resorts, Vasilikos is a group of small villages including Agios Ioannis, Ano Vasilikos and Vasilikos itself. Accommodation in Vasilikos is plentiful, made up of a mix of apartments, hotels, studios and …

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The Resort of Tsilivi

Tsilivi is a resort of Zakynthos that’s situated on the east coast of the island. Tsilivi is made up of the village of Planos and the long sweeping coastline of Tsilivi beach. Before Tsilivi was a tourist resort, life in Planos was about culture, tradition and family life, as well …

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The Resort of Argassi

Argassi is a small village on the south east coast of Zakynthos, around four km from Zakynthos Town. A pleasant but lively resort, Argassi hugs the sea on one side and nestles into beautiful countryside on the other, just far enough from Zakynthos Town to be away from the hustle …

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Zakynthos on UK TV – Drain the Ocean

This week, a new TV documentary called Drain the Ocean appeared on UK TV. The new Channel 5 documentary series uses scientific exploration and digital recreation to explore maritime mysteries at various locations across the world. The first episode called “Atlantis, draining the lost city” features a number of locations including Alykes/Alykanas …

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Travel Information for Greece, April 2019

A number of changes have occurred this week in regards to UK visitors travelling to Greece.  The information relates to Schengen Changes, Passports and Visas/rights to remain (as a holidaymaker).  Schengen Changes from Monday 07 April 2019 A systematic passport system will be implemented in Greece from the 07 April …

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Island FM Radio interview – Seismology and earthquakes

  This morning Bobby Gee interviewed seismology researcher Giannis Kopanas, and local  Zakynthians Giannis Agalianos and Maria Drogitis. Listeners also joined on the line from Athens, Kefalonia and Zakynthos to ask questions. The purpose of the interview was to discuss the large earthquake, and subsequent tremors that took place at the …

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What’s in a name; Zakynthos or Zante?

There are many things visitors love about Zakynthos. From the numerous beaches and coves, to the plentiful restaurants and bars with lots to see and do, there is something for everyone. The one thing that does confuse visitors time and again however, is the islands name. Some call it Zakynthos …

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What’s on in Zakynthos for weekend 15th to 17th March

FRIDAY, 15th MARCH –Vault, multi-artspace, Avriakos, Vanato. From Friday, 15/03, to Sunday, 17/03. Starts every night at 21.00. Presents ‘Small murder stories‘ written by Panagiotis Bratakos, directed by Dimitris Karatzis. Four small murder stories. Neighbours in extreme situations. Strong doses of human suffering, “a little humour to break the blackness” …

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The Babystore, Tsilivi

Situated in the Trianon centre in the resort of Tsilivi is The Baby store. A long established family company, The Baby store is open seven days a week and caters for those little emergencies or essentials for those who travel to Zakynthos with babies and young children. The Baby store …

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