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Walking in Zakynthos: Off the Beaten Track

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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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CHRISTMAS KOURABIETHES

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in Greece without the heavenly butter shortbread biscuits Kourabiethes. Pronounced “koo-ra-bee-ye-thes”.  These melt in the mouth delicacies are one of the highlights of the festive season. They can be found in all the bakeries piled high on the counter. Drenched in powdery icing sugar they look like wonderful little snowballs ,…

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Villas Greece: An Island of Olives

Villas Greece: An Island of Olives By Sonya Newland Are you lucky enough to be visiting Zakynthos in November or December? If so, you won’t be able to round a bend in the road without driving over a sea of green nets. Locals wave to you from the side of the road before returning to…

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Zante Holidays: In Search of Saint Dionysios

Saints’ days and celebrations abound in Greece, but none are more important on Zakynthos than those  to honour the island’s patron saint, Dionysios. If you’re visiting during one of the two main festivals in Dionysios’s name, in August and December, you can’t help but get swept up in everything . There are parades, markets and other…

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ZANTE 2018 – OPEN FOR LONGER !

VILLA HOLIDAYS ZANTE  – GREECE GROWS IN POPULARITY As the sun begins to set on the villa holidays  Zante 2107 it appears as if the Greek tourism industry has plenty to celebrate. This year Greece has received record breaking numbers of visitors with over 30 million visitors to it’s islands and mainland. To put it…

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HOLIDAYS IN ZANTE –THE ECO FRIENDLY TOURIST

Things to do in Zante beautiful beaches

Without a doubt Zante or Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful of the Greek islands. This of course is why so many people love to take their holidays in Zante. Unlike many of the Aegean islands it is lush and green and carpeted in vast cypress forests interspersed with ancient olive groves. Surrounded by…

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TURTLE SPOTTING – HOLIDAYS IN ZAKYNTHOS

Turtle Zakynthos Holiday

Holidays in Zakynthos are not complete without the experience of snorkelling with the famous Zakynthos Turtles. These beautiful, shy creatures are a protected species. In recent years’ conservationists have been increasing their efforts to give these turtles the best chance they can. Holidays in Zakynthos – So who are these little fellas? While on your…

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