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Posted on 06 May 2014 | Category: News

For this summer, the ferry schedules from Bari to Zakynthos are starting from July 21st. In overall, 7 departures have been scheduled for the ferry line Bari-Kefalonia-Zakynthos for high season 2014.


Posted on 14 Jul 2011 | Category: News

A British tourist aged 18 lost his life last night, as he was stabbed in the heart by a local taxi driver in the tourist resort of Laganas!

Giostra di Zante: old costum revives

Posted on 11 Oct 2010 | Category: Interviews

It was only a few years ago when some people in Zakynthos decided to revive an old custom that had its roots in the Venetian occupation of their island. Since then, Giostra di Zante has taken part in all Carnival festivities of the island and has also represented Zakynthos in similar festivals abroad.


Posted on 01 Feb 2010 | Category: Events

In Zakynthos the tradition of Giostra has revived over the last years and it is presented on the last weekend of the Carnival.

Depicting a rich natural collection

Posted on 16 Dec 2009 | Category: Interviews

The Helmis Museum of Natural History through a large collection depicts the rich natural environment of Zakynthos.

Direct flights by Easy Jet

Posted on 23 Sep 2009 | Category: News

Easy Jet is sending people in Zakynthos next week to examine the possibility to include the island in its route map.


Posted on 09 Aug 2009 | Category: News

The mayor of Artemisia Municipality on Zakynthos announced the inclusion of the Holy Temple of Agia Mavra among the Byzantine Museums of the island, so that it will be easier to finance its restoration.

Bottled Wine Festival

Posted on 23 Jul 2009 | Category: Events

A lovely Wine Festival will be organized on Saturday, June 25th, by the lake of Keri village, Zakynthos.

Zante Jazz Festival 2009

Posted on 10 Jul 2009 | Category: Events

This is the first time that a Jazz Festival will be held this year in Zakynthos and it is an effort of the local authorities to continue the rich music tradition of Zakynthos.

Local celebration of Saint Nicolaos

Posted on 08 May 2009 | Category: Events

The celebration of Saint Nicolas will take place this Sunday, May 10th, on Zakynthos. This celebration is not included in the official calendar of the Orthodox Church as it is a local feast of Zakynthos.

Restoration of Agia Mavra

Posted on 04 May 2009 | Category: News

According to the religious authorities of the island, works in the church of Agia Marva in Macherado village will start soon in order to restore the church to its old glory.

Young kids cleaned Kalamaki beach

Posted on 14 Apr 2009 | Category: News

The students of Kalamaki Nursery School took an important initiative last Friday, cleaning the beach of Kalamaki from rubbish.


Posted on 25 Feb 2009 | Category: News

The municipality of Laganas on Zakynthos has decided to clean the beaches of the area, after the problems caused by the intense weather conditions this winter.


Posted on 02 Feb 2009 | Category: News

An earthquake of 3,9 in the Richter Scale hit the island of Zakynthos early today morning and its centre was in the sea area south of the island.

The celebration of Agios Dionysios

Posted on 17 Dec 2008 | Category: News

Today, December 17th, Zakynthos celebrates its patron saint, Agios Dionysios. Holy Masses will be held in every church all over the island, while the most glorious Mass will take place in the Cathedral of Agios Dionysios in Zakynthos town.

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