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Epiphany

Theophany or Epiphany closes the twelve-days of Christmas, which began on Christmas Eve and was celebrated through various customs. Everything is ready at the holy churches of Zakynthos for the blessed celebration of the Sanctification and Epiphany recalling the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River in which the priest sanctifies …

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Farewell 2019!

As we say goodbye to 2019, and hello to a new year and a new decade, we also celebrate the anniversary of the going live of our website last January. It’s been a very busy year and a lot has happened on the island during 2019. The island dealt with …

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Thank you to our 2019 advertisers!

As 2019 comes to a close we would like to say a big thank you to our 2019 advertisers. It’s been great be able to support your businesses, and to have you on board. We wish you, your staff and your businesses a great 2020! Quest Rentals Quest Rentals are a …

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Welcome to Laura Beach House

What is Laura Beach House? Lara Beach House are a family run group of six apartments, located in Alykes, right on the beach with amazing views. There are three apartments that have two bedrooms and two bathrooms accommodating up to seven guests and three apartments that have one bedroom accommodating …

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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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Ryanair to fly Bologna to Zakynthos in 2020

A new route to Zakynthos, from Bologna in Italy, has been announced by budget airline Ryanair. The new direct route will start in summer 2020 connecting new visitors to the island from Italy. Seats for the route are already on sale and a spokesman for the airline said: “Commencing in …

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New radio drama on Island FM this week!

An original Radio drama Series called Hotel, written by Susan Scott, has been produced and directed by residents living on Zakynthos. A number of them are also acting in it! The story centres on a new hotel, that has all the complications of a new build. A thunder storm contributes …

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Nefis Travel are Award Winners!

Huge congratulations to Nefis Travel  who have announced today that they have been awarded Private Tour Compnay of the Year for the Ionian Islands, Greece, 2020. Its a huge achievement and great news for both Nefis Travel and Zakynthos. The announcement was made on their facebook page today, as below. …

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Ferry updates

The storm that hit the island today has seen the island affected by winds of 75 to 90kph (storm force 9). These winds have caused issues with a number of boat/ferry routes and the passenger ferry to Kefalonia was cancelled due to dangerous seas. Whilst some boats did manage to …

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Voting information for UK Citizens abroad

Today Matt Delapp from the Consulate joined Bobby Gee on his Breakfast show on Island FM to discuss voting in the forthcoming UK General Election on12 December 2019. Part of the discussion was as to whether UK citizens living abroad will be able to vote, and how they can register …

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