Things to see and do - Zakynthos
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Zakynthos Travel guide
Zakynthos : Michelin's recommendations
Zákinthos Town is the capital and the main port of the island of the same name. The churches, palaces and squares with their fountains and arcades were built during the Venetian occupation. Although much of the town was destroyed in an earthquake in 1953, it has been rebuilt in the Venetian style. Soft nougat, mandoláto, is a speciality.
Tourist attractions Zakynthos : Things to see and do
On the northwest side of the island, a little road leads to a remarkable viewpoint over the famous Agios Georgios Bay, known as Shipwreck Bay ( Navagio; sign "Shipwreck"). Indeed, the sight is quite something: at the foot of the sheer cliff..
Zante's beaches are among the finest in the eastern Mediterranean and include Banana beach, a long strip of sand bordered by dunes, rocks and pines, and Gerakas (south coast), fringed by tufa rock. Don't miss sunset at Cape Keri, the sublime scenery ..
The old Venetian citadel (Kastro) of Zakynthos Town, set on a hill 110m up, survived earthquakes and offers extensive views of the town, the bay and the coast, from Missolonghi to Navarino (Pilos).
Plateia Solomou 2 GR - 29100 Zakynthos Town
Located 90 metres from the beach and 20 metres from the port, Phoenix Hotel features a restaurant and rooms with a balcony. It is situated in Zakynthos, in the lively Solomos Square with bars and shops. All air-conditioned rooms include a flat-scree..
Lomvardou 14 GR - 29100 Zakynthos Town
Strada Marina is conveniently located within 100 metres from the port and the centre of Zakynthos. It offers rooms with sea and mountain views and includes a bar with an indoor lounge and a rooftop terrace. Rooms at Strada Marina hotel are air condi..