Zakynthos Villages

Zakynthos villages

Although the villages of Zakynthos were highly affected by a strong earthquake in 1953, they have still managed to keep their traditional style, particularly the villages on the island. Zakynthos Town, the capital of the island, provides a nice spot for evening walks.
Many hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 15 villages

Discover our guide to 15 Zakynthos villages. They are all presented with detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Zakynthos. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Location: On the eastern side of the island
Description: Zakynthos Town is the capital and main port of the island. Its architecture distinguishes for the elegant Venetian and Neoclassical style. This is a lovely town for an evening stroll along the narrow paths and the waterfront.

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Location: 21 km south west of Zakynthos Town
Description: Keri is a lovely village that has managed to escape the tourism growth of the island. The nearest beach is Limni Keriou.

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Location: 10 km south west of Zakynthos Town
Description: Maherado is the second largest village of the island. Located in the inland, it has escaped the tourism growth of Zakynthos.

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Location: 33 km north west of Zakynthos Town
Description: Volimes is an agricultural village on the northern side of the island. Located at an altitude of 480 m, Volimes gives nice view to the surrounding nature.

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Location: 31 km west of Zakynthos Town
Description: Maries is a picturesque village with nice view to the Ionian Sea. Maries is totally untouched by tourism and visitors can get a view of rural life on Zakynthos.

Location: 24 km west from Zakynthos Town
Description: A small traditional village on the western side of the island, Agios Leon took its name from a 14th century church.

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Location: 4 km south east of Zakynthos Town
Description: Argassi is a popular tourist resort with many hotels and a clean beach in front. It gets very busy because of its closeness to Zakynthos Town.

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Location: 36 km from Zakynthos Town
Description: Exo Chora is a small, mountainous village with traditional architecture. It is one of the few villages that survived the earthquake of 1953.

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Location: 30 km north west of Zakynthos Town
Description: Kambi is a lovely, small village built on the slopes of a green hill. From its location, it overlooks the beautiful bay of Schiza.

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Location: 17 km north west of Zakynthos Town
Description: This is a traditional village surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, with view to the amazing gulf of Alykes.

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