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Zakynthos rooms to let - Explore Zakynthos

Zakynthos rooms to let - Explore Zakynthos.

Zakynthos, the island beauty of snuck in verses of great poets, with turquoise waters, the smells of basil and jasmine and the sound of the guitar, to traveling  guests at times more distant and nostalgic,are here and waiting to be explored.

The church of St. Dionysios, the patron saint of the island, is one that will welcome you to the magical journey to Zakynthos. This is the saint forgave his brother's murderer, and celebrated  with  animpressive festival on August 24th that deserves to participate .

Solomou Square, where stands the statue of the national poet, you can visit the Byzantine Museum and admire the church of St. Nicholas so called tou Molou that means  of  the shore, a Venetian building of exceptional beauty.

The exploration will continue at St. Mark's Square, its name derives from its namesake catholic church, which is next to the Mausoleum Solomos and Kalvos. In 1797 in the center of the square  the lowest  social class ( called popolaroi ) burned LibroD'oro thus abolishing hereditary privileges of the nobility.

 

Unforgettable will stay a visit to Bohali where you can admire the view from above the Zakynthos town and exploring the Venetian castle (end of 15th century -early 16th cent.) with the famous Venetian lion at last from a total of three gates.

Nearby is the hill Strani is the place where the national poet Dionysios Solomos, listening to the cannon of Messologgi  the war in 1821, was inspired and wrote the hymn to freedom and free besieged.

 Beaches for exploring  Zakynthos  there are many, and each has its own beauty. The Shipwreck , is one of the ten best beaches in the world, the blue caves with beautiful turquoise color, which is due to the reflection of sunlight on the water, challenge for deep dives. Also in the beaches of Zakynthos you will be able to see the turtle carettacaretta. Marathonissi  that has the shape of a turtle, the Gerakas beach and the beach of Laganas,where  the caretta-caretta lays its eggs.

  Your search will not omit the beautiful villages of the island where you can admire the measureless churches and  traditional monasteries. The church of Agia Mavra in Maherado village is known for its frescoes and the belfry. The monastery Eleftherotria  in village Lagopodo, but also the Anafonitria monastery in the village where he was abbot of St Dionysios. Beauty is incomparable and quaint villages, north of Zakynthos. West of Zakynthos, namely the Lighthouse at Keri village, you will enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets, the sun sink into the blue waters of the Ionian sea and the sky changes color, it certainly is an enchanting image that would etched deep in your summer memory.

Ideal place to accommodate  and to be used as a base for your exploration is the Maistrali in Tsilivi. The reception will be ready to guide you in this memorable journey.



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