Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town Zante photo by Andy Davies on Flickr

About Zakynthos Town

The original capital of Zante Island may have been destroyed by a 1953 earthquake, but the current town of Zakynthos has been reconstructed in a dazzling Venetian style and is back to being the heart and soul of this Ionian island. Its status as a commercial centre and close proximity to the airport means hotels are plentiful and affordable, and you’ll find several traditional taverns dishing up fresh fish and mouthwatering souvlaki.

Hop on a guided tour of town and visit one of the area’s museums like the Post Byzantine Art Museumor the Solomos Museum. Alternatively, take a more religious angle to your exploration and go to the the Church of St. Dionysios, Zakynthos’ patron saint. An August festival honours Dionysios with a parade and tremendous flea market.

If you’re not visiting in summer, you can still find plenty of shopping opportunities with vendors offering clothes, shoes, jewellery, accessories, and many locally made products. Nightlife in the area is calm with a few bars playing a variety of music, both Greek and international.

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Quick look guide to Zakynthos Town

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Popular

Family Friendly

Good for families

Couples

Good for couples

Harbour

Main harbour

Hotels

Plenty of hotels

Karaoke

Karaoke

Live Music

Live music

Greek Dancing

Greek dancing

Where is Zakynthos Town

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Zakynthos Photo Gallery

Zakynthos Town Zante photo by Andy Davies on Flickr

Zakynthos town streets photo by Heather Cowper From heatheronhertravels.com

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Where next?

Go back to the Zakynthos resort guide to find other great towns and villages on the island.

Find out about the best beaches in Zakynthos including ones that are near by.

Find something to keep you entertained whilst in Zakynthos with our sight seeing guide.

Go back to the main Zakynthos guide to find out more about this lovely Ionian island and what it has to offer the holiday maker

Find information on another Greek island, whether that’s to hop from Zakynthos on a day trip or to research an alternative destination.

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