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Kiliomenos

Kiliomenos is a small settlement close to the centre of Zakynthos. where a local women’s cooperative sells local products including olive oil, wine, honey, herbs, cheese, soap, candles, sweets, liqueurs, weaving, knitting, embroidery, jewellery, ornaments, and more.

Macherado

Macherado is an unspoiled hamlet filled with authentic Greek tradition and natural beauty, Amid the lush vegetation lies Agia Mavra Church, it was destroyed by a fire in 2006 but was recently restored back to it's original Venetian glory.

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.

Volimes

Volimes is a small village found up in the northern mountains of Zakynthos island, it's brimming with pine forests, olive groves, local farms, and vineyards, not to mention loads of traditional architecture and extremely authentic restaurants.

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 Leon

The small village of Agios Leon is a traditional Mediterranean village featuring quaint white washed houses with red-tiled roofs and a 14th century orthodox church which features a bell tower that was formed out of an old windmill.

Lefkimmi

Lefkimmi is the second largest village on Corfu, it's located in the south but on the east coast. It's a traditional port town built amongst the olive groves and vineyards. The harbour offers ferries to Igoumenitsa on the mainland as well as Paxos and Antipaxos.

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.

Pelekas

Pelekas is on the west coast of Corfu, roughly opposite Kerkyra and close to Kaisers Throne. It’s a large village with tightly packed buildings that include several tavernas, restaurants and rooms to rent which is why it has become a hot spot for backpackers.

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