Zakynthos Places of Interest
Zante Town : The island’s capital is a busy port with some excellent shops and restaurants. Follow the locals’ lead enjoy a frappe and people watch whilst the morning slips into the afternoon.
Smugglers Cove : A large rusting wreck perched in a beautiful sandy cove. It’s origins remain uncertain. The debris of an insurance coup. The remnants of a story involving smuggling and the black market. A purpose made attraction for tourists. Whatever the story it can’t detract from the cove’s natural beauty.
Blue Grotto Caves : At the northern tip of Zante,the afternoon sun shines on the sea to create patterns in every conceivable shade of blue on the cave walls Eerily beautiful.
Zakynthos is an enchanting island with great natural beauty. It is not without a reason that the Caretta-Caretta turtles have chosen some of its magnificent beaches to lay their eggs on. The most famous sightseeing in Zakynthos is the Shipwreck Beach that has taken its name from a rusty, wrecked ship that is found on shore. This beach is accessible with excursion boat that also passes from the famous Blue Caves. In general, the island is famous for the wonderful beaches with sandy shores, such as Gerakas, Kalamaki, Agios Nikolaos, and Porto Zoro. A drive around will bring visitors to traditional villages and old monasteries.