Zakynthos Sights

Zakynthos Sights Map

Zakynthos Sights

Our Zakynthos sights seeing guide is designed to help travellers and holiday makers decide which of the islands attractions to visit whilst on the island.

Zakynthos has a number of places to keep you entertained from religious buildings to water parks, museums to art galleries you’re bound to find something peaks your interest.

Top 24 Zakynthos attractions

We’ve listed below the main sights on Zakynthos island, all you have to do is click the heading of the one you are interested in and that’ll take you to a more in depth look at that particular attraction including a description, photos, quick look icon guide, a map and more.

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Church of Agia Mavra Zakynthos

Agia Mavra Church

Agia Mavra, also sometimes known as the Church of St Thomas and Mavra is found in the village of Macherado and is strikingly decorated with jewels, gold, and remarkable frescoes.

Agios Dionysos Zakynthos

Agios Dionysios Church

Agios Dionysios church, named after the patron saint of Zakynthos Island and sometimes known as San Dennis is in the centre of Zakynthos Town, on the water front close to the harbour.

Monastery of Agios Georgios Krimnon Zakynthos

Agios Georgios Krimnon Monastery

Agios Georgios Krimnon monastery, also known as St George Kremnon dates back to the sixteenth century and has spectacular views to Navagio beach and the Ionian sea.

Agios Markos Zakynthos

Agios Markos (Saint Marks) Church

Agios Markos, otherwise known as Saint Marks is a church in the heart of Zakynthos Town, it’s the only Catholic church on the Island and has a sunny yellow facade

Agios Nikolaos Church Zakynthos

Agios Nikolaos Church

The delightful little whitewashed church of Agios Nicholaos is found on the south east corner of Zakynthos, just above St Nicholas beach and boasts spectacular views of the Ionian sea.

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Agricultural Museum

A stone’s throw away from Alykes on the east coast is the tiny village of Pigiadakia, where the Agricultural Museum has been informing visitors since 1998 about the islands farming history.

Anafonitria Monastery Zakynthos

Anafonitria Monastery

First founded in the 15th century, Anafonitria Monastery features a tower and an entrance archway leading to a stone courtyard that’s a beautiful and serene place to spend some time.

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Askos Stone Park

Askos Stone Park near Volimes has over a hundred thousand self-sown plants as well as hundreds of free-roaming animals, including mammals, birds, insects, amphibians, and more

Blue Caves Zakynthos

Blue Caves

The Blue Caves were discovered in 1897 and lie on the northern tip of the island, just below Skinari Lighthouse. Venture inside for incredible swimming, snorkelling, and scuba diving.

Bohali Venetian Castle Zakynthos

Bohali Venetian Castle

Bohali Venetian Castle is close to the capital Zakynthos Town and as you explore the grounds, you’ll see the remains of prisons, churches, and many other buildings.

Post Byzantine Museum Zakynthos

Byzantine Art Museum

At the Byzantine Art Museum you can journey through wood-carved icons and frescoes from the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries before moving on to 18th century paintings by Greek masters.

Cameo Island

Cameo Island

Cameo Island is a tiny little island off the south coast of Zakynthos. Cameo island is just 100m east to west and around 60m from north to south with a small beach as well as a taverna.

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Damianos Caves

Damianos is a unique two-storey cave that’s filled with stalactites and stalagmites, there isn’t a great deal to see other than the cave itself but if you’re in the area then why not pop by and have a look.

Monastery of Eleftherotria in Zakynthos

Eleftherotria Monastery

Eleftherotria Monastery was established in 1962 and is one of the remaining active monasteries. It’s decorated with potted plants and offers spectacular panoramic views.

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Helmi’s Natural History Museum

A visit to Helmi’s Natural History Museum in the small, central village of Agia Marina will uncover the remarkable flora and fauna indigenous to the area with over 1,500 artefacts.

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Ioannis Prodromos Monastery

Ioannis Prodromos Monastery lies just north of Mount Melissa and west of Alykes. Originally founded in the 1500s, it dissolved for a period and was later re-established.

Marathonisi Islet Zakynthos

Marathonisi Islet

Marathonisi is a tiny island that’s roughly 2.5 kilometres off the coast. Known as Turtle Island, due to the fact that it’s home to the precious, endangered Caretta Caretta turtles.

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Milanio Maritime Museum

The Milanio Maritime Museum is very well placed just 6km outside the capital in Tsilivi. Exhibitions include paintings, photographs, ship models, uniforms, weapons and tools

Panagia Keriotissa Zakynthos

Panagia Keriotissa Church

Panagia Keriotissa is a bright yellow church in Keri. This house of worship dedicated to the Assumption commands spectacular views and delights visitors with its cobbled courtyard.

Skopiotissa Monastery Zakynthos

Panagia Skopiotissa Monastery

Skopiotissa Monastery is found up Mount Skopos just south of Argassi. It was constructed in 1624 but is now mostly just ruins, it’s great for a wander and offers breathtaking vistas.

Solomos Museum Zakynthos

Solomos Museum

Solomos opened in 1959 and honours the beloved poets Dionysios Solomos and Andreas Kalvos. Inside you’ll find paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries, sculptures, and pottery.

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Spiliotissa Monastery

Spiliotissa Monastery is devoted to “Our Lady of the Cave,” so called for its close proximity to a cave near the tiny village of Orthonies where an icon of the Virgin Mary was once discovered.

Caretta Caretta Exhibition Centre Zakynthos

Turtle Rescue Centre

Founded in 1991 by Yannis Vardakastanis, the turtle rescue and information centre is a place dedicated to the protection of the turtles that nest on the beaches in the area.

Water Village Zakynthos

Water Village

Water village features a number of slides, from racing slides to ring slides, a dedicated kids and babies area as well as a lazy river and much more, it’s perfect for all the family.

Zakynthos Hotel Search

Below is a map of Zakynthos island, you can put in your dates and party size and then move the map around to find the resort you are looking to stay in and it’ll give you all the prices for the available hotels in that area. You simply then click on the price and it’ll take you to booking.com where you can book at the best possible price.

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Zakynthos Resort Map

Where next?

Go to the Zakynthos resort guide to find out about the great towns and villages on the island.

Go to the Zakynthos beach guide to find out about some of the best beaches on the island.

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

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

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