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Zakynthos  is the green beautiful island in Greece surrounded by the clear blue water of Ionian Sea.

Zakynthos Island also known as Zante is the southernmost  and third largest in both size and population of the Ionian islands. It is situated 8,5 nautical miles west of the peloponese  and approximately 300 km west of the capital of Greece , Athens .

It is the southernmost and third largest in both size and population of the Ionian Islands and its geographical position ensures easy travel to the other islands and even in the mainland of Greece. A short journey  across the Peloponese brings one to the ancient  city of Olympia , the birthplace and original venue of the Olympic Games . Due to the islands location , it is an ideal base to link up to the larger cities of Greece such as Patras , Athens and Thessaloniki .

An island full of contrasts Zakynthos consists of main woodland ,with an abundance of pie tree covered mountains and  fertile plains .In the north , east and south numerous picturesque beaches can be found whereas in the west the imposing , rocky landscape has a number of sea Caves such as the famous  Blue Caves on the north-west of the island .

 

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    Besides the beauties of the island and because the inhabitants in winter live mostly from agriculture, you will find a great variety of local products such as: Olive oil Wine Currants and raisins Cheese Honey Mandolato and pasteli Fytoura Ceramics


    As long as you are on the island, you must definitely try the local gastronomy and wine tradition, for whom the Ionian Islands have gained a lot of fame and praise.

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