The Solomos Museum and the Smugglers Cove in Zakynthos

The Solomos Museum and the Smugglers Cove in Zakynthos

The Solomos Museum was built after the devastating earthquake that took place on the island in 1953, the full name of the museum being the Museum of Solomos and the personalities of Zakynthos. In this museum can be seen numerous historical and cultural relics of the island. The museum is opened every day between 9.00-14.00. The Navagio Beach, the exclusive tourist destination in Zakynthos is also known as the Smugglers Cove beach. There is a dream exotic landscape that is impossible to fo... [read more]

The Vassilikos peninsula and the Marathonisi Island in Zakynthos

The Vassilikos peninsula and the Marathonisi Island in Zakynthos

Tourists who visit the Vassilikos peninsula can enjoy the exotic scenery, the mountain, the sea and the unique Mediterranean vegetation with olive groves that form a special unique frame. In this area is the Marine Park of Zakynthos, where can be seen a rare species of endangered turtle. The Marathonisi Island is small, uninhabited and is located in the Laganas bay, in the Ionian Sea. This island is made ​​up of two smaller islands that are called Pontikonisi. It is renowned for its n... [read more]

The Skinari Cape and the Blue Caves of Zakynthos

The Skinari Cape and the Blue Caves of Zakynthos

Cape Skinari is located in the north of the island of Zakynthos. From here, tourists can enjoy beautiful landscapes, seen from the top of the rocks. It is a perfect area for reflection and relaxation. The road leading to the Skinari Cape is very pleasant, being crossed by pine and olive trees. From here you can also go on a trip to the Blue Caves of Zakynthos, an area with white rocks and some ruins, preserved after the devastating earthquake in the year 1953. Tourists that arrive here re... [read more]

Top 5 beaches of the Island of Zakynthos

Top 5 beaches of the Island of Zakynthos

Zakynthos is considered one of the most beautiful Greek islands, mostly because its beaches, which are clean, have clear water of an azure blue color, with hidden coves and cliffs that confront continuously, since the time of the gods, the waters of the Ionian Sea. A top beach in the Island of Zakynthos is Navagio, one of the most popular beaches in the country, surrounded by high cliffs and accessible only by boat. It is one of the beaches that you can see often on posters that promote t... [read more]

Travel tips about Zakynthos for visitors

Travel tips about Zakynthos for visitors

Zakynthos (or Zante) is a splendid Greek Island located in the Ionian Sea, at about 20-25 miles from the mainland of Greece. It belongs to the Ionian Islands region, which has about 123 km of coastline and an area of ​​410 square kilometers, being about 40 km long and 20 km wide. The most important town of the island is the town of Zakynthos - it is in the eastern part of the island and has a population of about 17,000 inhabitants, on the whole Island of Zakynthos living about 40,000 ... [read more]

Cape Evreokastro and Lake Maries in Thassos

Cape Evreokastro and Lake Maries in Thassos

Cape Evreokastro lies in the north-eastern end of the former trading port of the town of Thassos. As a result of the excavations was concluded that this area was a true place of worship, this being certified by the ruins of temples dedicated to the goddess Athena, Artemis, and those of Zeus. The only lake of Thassos is known as Lake Maries and is located at approximately 3 km from the village with the same name, on the road leading to Mount Ipsario. This lake was created specifically for ... [read more]

The Prinos Street Market and the Monastery of Archangel Michael in Thassos

The Prinos Street Market and the Monastery of Archangel Michael in Thassos

On the west coast of Thassos lies the beautiful small town of Prinos, where every Monday is organized an outdoor market, where tourists can choose from a wide range of products from the trade stalls, including fresh fruits and vegetables, pastries, shoes and underwear, tablecloths, appliances, jerseys, jeans and shirts, plants, dried herbs and many other things, all at the lowest prices. One of the most visited tourist attractions on the Island of Thassos lies on the road between the vill... [read more]

The historical village of Alyki in Thassos

The historical village of Alyki in Thassos

Located on the southeast coast of Thassos, at just 35 km from the town with the same name, Alyki is one of the most beautiful villages of the island, which has two bays and a cape, known as the "Holy Rock of Thassos". Aliki is a relaxing destination for everyone, from children, to those who like a quiet vacation or the lovers of snorkeling or scuba diving. A trip to Aliki will wake anyone’s passion for the magic of Greece, unchanged by the passing of time , this being a village where yo... [read more]

Must see museums in Thassos

Must see museums in Thassos

Built right next to the entry of the Ancient Agora in Limenas, the capital of the Island of Thassos, the Archaeological Museum maintains an extensive collection of archaeological artifacts discovered during excavations conducted here and is considered one of the most important museums of the Greek provinces. One of the three folk museums of Thassos is located in the wonderful mountain village of Theologos, the former capital of the island, whose houses impress with their traditional archi... [read more]

The Agora and the Amphiteater in Thassos

The Agora and the Amphiteater in Thassos

In the northern part of the city of Thassos, near the port and city museum between the years 1948-1955 were carried out a series of excavations that revealed the ruins of the Ancient Agora. It was the cultural and commercial center of the city where locals and foreigners met for business trading or spending their leisure time. The paved road that starts from the old port of the city of Thassos, more exactly, from the northern part of it, leads to the ruins of the ancient amphitheater, a t... [read more]