mountain tea travel in Greece

Greek Mountain Tea- Travel in Greece At this time of year there are more coughs and colds around and every other person seems to be sniffy and snuffly. If you live in the UK like me you probably just reach for a day nurse or Lemsip to get you through the winter season. But if…

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May 1st is an international labour day and in Zakynthos it is called Protomagia. This literally means the first day of Spring. May Day has its roots in ancient times. It is the first day of May and the celebration of Spring. According to tradition, May was named after the Roman goddess Maia, which is…

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FORTRESS WITH A VIEW – The castle of Zakynthos

Castle Zakynthos Greece Holiday Villa Zante

Fortress with a View: The Castle of Zakynthos On your holiday in Greece why not spend a day in Zakynthos Town and make sure you set aside a couple of hours to visit the Venetian Castle. This centuries-old fortress offers a fascinating glimpse into the island’s long and often turbulent history. The serene pine forest…

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Easter Bread Tsoureki Greece Zante Zakynthos Villa Holiday

GREEK EASTER TRADITIONS   Easter in Greece  is probably one of  the most important religious festival of the year. The celebrations begin in earnest in Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter Sunday. During this week there are many traditions and customs that are followed by Greek families.   Baking the Easter Bread –…

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THE ASTERI COLLECTION – Book your villa direct

Villa Direct The Asteri Collection Zante Zakynthos Greece

Stylish Design Our exclusive Asteri Collection Villas are beautifully designed and stylishly decorated.  The villas are a study in laid back, luxurious living. Nestled amongst Olive and Cypress trees the professionally designed, private gardens create a peaceful oasis of calm. Enjoy elegant pools , relaxing areas and  generous terraces. Book your villa direct. Amazing Location…

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Walking in Zakynthos: Off the Beaten Track

Villas in Greece walking things to do Zante Zakynthos

Walking in Zakynthos: Off the Beaten Track –Villas in Greece There’s no doubt that Zakynthos is a holidaymaker’s dream. Constant sunshine? Check. Stunning beaches? Check. Lively nightlife? Fantastic food? Rich culture? Villas in Greece?Check, check, check. It’s easy to spend a week here simply enjoying the feeling of sand between your toes. But if you’re…

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