The flower of the East
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
The presence of Zakynthos is marked by mythical times. The first reference to the island is made by Homer in his works Iliad and Odyssey. It is said that it got its name from Zakynthos, son of the king of Phrygia Dardanos. Zakynthos with Achaean warriors from the city of Psofida in Arcadia, where his brothers reigned, was the first …
CULTURAL Zakynthos did not experience Turkish rule, but was for centuries under the rule of the Venetians, the English and the French, as a result of which it came into direct contact with European culture and developed significant intellectual activity, which is evident in music, painting, literature and theater. From very early on, from the 17th century already, there are …
ZAKYNTHOS NATIONAL MARINE PARK The National Marine Park of Zakynthos aims to protect and preserve the most important nesting beaches of the sea turtle Caretta caretta, the habitats and population of the Mediterranean seal Monachus monachus, the habitats of endemic flora, the habitats of protected bird species and its fishing resources marine ecosystem, both from activities at sea and from …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.