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Mon Repos Palace

Mon Repos is a palace located just south of Kerkyra in the forest of Palaiopolis. It was formally a residence for the British commissioner as well as housing a school of fine art. Nowadays it's known as Paleopolis Archaeological Museum.

Old Fortress

The Old Fortress, otherwise known as Paleo Frourio is a Venetian fort in the capital Kerkyra that dates back to the 15th century. Inside you’ll find a number of exhibits with information explaining them. There's also a lighthouse at the top of some steep steps.

Agalas

Agalas is a village in the western mountains of Zakynthos, it's definitely not a tourist hot spot, it’s a charming and traditional Greek village that’s well worth exploring, there's no nightlife and just a couple of places to stay so an ideal retreat from the crowds.

Katastari

The picturesque village of Katastari is close to the 17th century Monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromos. It's also home to a folklore museum, where you can explore a stunning collection including silver, embroidery, and traditional agricultural tools.

Tsilivi

Tsilivi, also known as Planos is one of the most developed and popular resorts in Zakynthos.It’s extremely popular with tourists as it has everything you need including a wide range of hotels, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, car hire shops, ATMs and more.

Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos town is the capital of the Island, it's based around the port and as you might expect is a large, bustling town with loads of restaurants, hotels, shops, museums, churches and fantastic night life. The only thing it lacks is a really good beach.

Kerkyra

Kerkyra or Corfu town is roughly in the centre of the east coast. It's the capital of the island and the largest town. Kerkyra caters to those that want to experience a bit of history with the beautiful old town to explore and no end of attractions and amenities to keep you busy.
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