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Greek accommodation closures

The Greek Government have brought in temporary closures in regards to tourist accommodation, relating to Covid 19. The measures, as announced in the Greek Government’s Gazetteovid 19, state that all minor and major seasonal tourist accommodation will close from 15th March 2020 to the 30th April 2020, inclusive. These closures …

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Zakynthos Books! Celebrate World Book Day.

Today is World Book Day, and books aren’t normally something people think of when they talk about Zakynthos. Usually they think great food, blue seas and beautiful views; a place to share a weeks holiday with family and friends, to explore and immerse in the Greek culture. Many don’t realise …

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Carnivals cancelled across Greece

Due to the confirmation of cases of Coronavirus in Thessaloniki and Athens the Greek Health Ministry have announced that Carnivals across Greece this weekend should be cancelled. The health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said “Based on (expert) recommendation, and to protect public health… we have decided to cancel cardinal events in …

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My New Greek Life – TV Series

Last autumn we were contacted by RDF Television who were looking for people to take part in a new TV programme being made for Channel 5. The team described it as a new, fun and inspiring series centred around people who had decided to give everything up and move to …

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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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