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The holiday island of Zante or Zakynthos is the most southerly Greek island on the western side of mainland Greece. Its a popular holiday destination every year for people all over the UK and Europe and has some beautiful sights and beaches to enjoy.
As mentioned the Greek island of Zante has some of the most beautiful scenery and attractions in the whole of Greece and its mix of sandy and shingle beaches make it an ideal choice for singles, couples and families.
There is so much to do in Zante including exploring the bustling capital of Zante town where you can find some of the finest restaurants and shops to strolling the beaches of quiet fishing villages and hiking the mountainous regions of Zante where you can see the real Greece.
Zante has a holiday resort for everyone for instance the party resort of Laganas
is popular with younger groups who love to party till dawn. The towns of Argassi
and Tsilivi are popular with couples and younger families and the smaller towns of
Akrotiri are popular with older couples looking for peace and relaxation.
If you do choose to take a holiday in Zante make sure you read our resort and destination guides before you book so you can choose the perfect resort for you.
The sun drenched island of Zante enjoys some of the best weather in Greece. With
the sunny weather normally starting in mid April and running until late October.
The hottest temperatures are in July and August with the average being around 30°C
and all other times its sits at a more comfortable 20-
Click on our map of Zakynthos to read the travel guides for the most popular resorts of Zakynthos. You can also find sightseeing guides for your holidays to Zante.
The small resort of Tsilivi has some excellent small family orientated pubs and bars and is another popular family resort. The beach is nice and clean with the crystal clear waters perfect for everyone to relax and float around in. Tsilivi is geared up well for families with a bowling alley and just a short journey from Zante Water Village.
The small town of Argassi is very popular with families and couples alike and has some lovely hotels that are well rated on Tripadvisor. It has a well maintained beach which is always full throughout the summer. Just 4km from Zante airport the transfer time is very quick and easy.
This is the resort to visit if you like to party till dawn. With some of the best clubs in Greece you can party to all types of music from Dance, Trance, R&B, Garage and much more. The resort of Laganas also has some of the best beaches on the island and is in easy reach of the airport.
If your thinking of taking a holiday to Zante, then you must read through the information
packed resort guides to the most poplar resorts and tourist sights. Each resort guide
includes videos, photos and top tips on where to visit.
Zante is one of the most popular places for holidays abroad this year and you can find online prices for a week or fortnight right here with our useful holiday comparison search.
We get emailed daily about the best sights to see in Zante and there are so many to choose from its unreal. We always suggest starting at Zante Town, where you will find stunning examples of Byzantine and Venetian architecture, some rebuilt after the 1953 earthquake. Make sure you visit the Museum of Byzantine Art, Solomon Museum and the Museum of Zakynthos.
Whilst in Zante Town make sure you visit the imposing fortress Kastro built in 1646 by the Venetians which overlooks the town and is normally open July through to October.
Venturing further afield then you must visit Smugglers Cove or Navagio (Shipwreck)
which is one of the most photographed beaches in all of Europe and one of the top
attractions for visitors to Zante for its white sandy beaches and crystal clear blue
If boat trips are your thing then you cant miss a boat trip to the Blue Caves for a day trip. These natural caves were formed over millions of years. Found in the 1800's the caves get their name from the blue seas surrounding them giving them an almost jewel like appearance. There are plenty more places to see on your Zante holiday so have a look at our guides to Zante.
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