Zakynthos is a Greek island of 400 square kilometres. This may seem small, but looks can be deceiving: you certainly won’t get bored here. The island has beautiful green nature, clear blue waters and quaint old villages.
As of May, temperatures on the island rise to 30 degrees Celsius in summer. Summers in Zakynthos are therefore warm and dry. Do you like snorkelling? This is the ideal place to discover beautiful underwater flora and fauna. Zakynthos is especially known for its remarkable Caretta or loggerhead sea turtles. Each year, thousands of sea turtles come to the beaches of Zakynthos to lay their eggs.
In the north and west of the island, you will find imposing, steep rocky outcrops pushing towards the sky and offering beautiful views. It is recommended to visit the sights of Zakynthos during springtime when temperatures are not so high. The island has several beautiful squares, including Solomos Square, which hosts the Museum of Post-Byzantine Art, and St Mark’s Square, which hosts the Museum of Solomos and Kalvos. Nearby, you will also find the largest and best-known shopping street.
Your taste buds come alive on this Greek island. The salads, meat, fish and drinks: everything seems to be tastier and more sophisticated.