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Nisos Forest

Nisos is a small forest that’s great for a quiet walk, there's a gravel path that leads through the forest from Agios Spyridon beach in the east to Almiros beach in the west passing the abandoned monastery of Agía Ekateríni. The walk takes about 20 minutes.

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.

Maries

Maries is tucked away in the northern mountains of Zakynthos. It's a relatively undeveloped resort but there are still some hotels and tavernas, making it a lovely base for anyone wishing to escape the tourist crowds and explore the northern villages.

Tragaki

Tragaki lies close to the north east coast between Tsilivi and Alykanas. It enchants visitors with a combination of natural beauty and easy access to developed amenities. This resort boasts a small selection of hotels and a handful of dining options.

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.

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.

Agios Sostis

Agios Sostis is a peaceful resort on the south east coast, it's an attractive village that's spread around the port and beach with a good selection of hotels, restaurants, bars and shops, most of which are down by the beach but some are in land too.

Kampi

Kampi, sometimes also known as Kambi is a tiny village in the middle of the west coast of Zakynthos. As you might expect from such a tiny village, there are minimal tourist facilities, just a couple of villas to rent and a couple of tavernas on the outskirts.

Keri

There’s actually two sections to Keri village, the main tourist area, known as Limni Keri that’s built around the beach and harbour with the majority of the hotels, apartments and tavernas and the more traditional village up in the hills with fantastic views.

Messonghi

Messonghi, sometimes known as Mesoggi is a small Corfu resort that merges into Moraitiki on the east coast. Although Messonghi is small it does have all the amenities, there’s a good selection of restaurants, bars, a couple of supermarkets and other shops.

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