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Zakynthos or Zante is beautifull island in the western part of Greece in a complex of islands called Eptanisa in the Ionian Sea. Zakynthos has been occupied by many countries until it became a part of Greece in 1864. The island is an important cradle of Greek civilization and is significantly bonded to Greece modern history. Zakynthos is divided in 5 municipalities and has a population of around 40,000 residents.
Zakynthos island is full of modern and medieval sights for you to visit. In the main city you can see the well known Italian architecture in many buildings that compose a wonderful historic background. Must-see sights are:
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Zakynthos has a typical Mediterranean climate with generally hot and dry summers from June to September and mild but wet winters from December to March. Temperatures are mostly around 30 °C during the day and around 20 °C at night in summer. Winters see days of 10-15 °C during the day and just a little less at night. Most of the rain falls from November to April.
Zakynthos International Airport, "Dionysios Solomos" (ZTH) is situated near the city and has regular flights especially in summer time from the United Kingom and Germany. Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways have most flights, including destinations like Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Dublin, Newcastle, Belfast and Manchester. Air Berlin serves the German cities of Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Nuremberg, and Zürich as well. Other destinations with a dozen or so of airlines are Amsterdam, Warsaw, Vienna, Bern and Belgrade.
Athens and Thessaloniki have regular connections as well.
Zakynthos port is situated in the city of Zakynthos and is connected to Patras port - one of the biggest ports in Greece. Furthermore, there are ferries to Kyllini and and Kefalonia.
There is a wide variety of hotels on Zakynthos. From budget to top luxurious hotels ready to satisfy every visitors' needs.
|Diana Hotel Zante||2 Mitropoleos Street,Saint Marcus Square, Zakyntho||Hotel||-|
|Diana Palace Hotel||Argassi, Zakynthos||Hotel||-|
|Filoxenia Hotel - Zante||Tsilivi, Zakynthos||Hotel||-|
|Lazaros Hotel Apartments||Tsilivi, 77 Zakynthos||Hotel||-|
|Mavrikos Hotel - Zante||Tsilivi, Zakynthos, P.O.Box:122||Hotel||-|
|Meandros Hotel||Kalamaki, Zanthe||Hotel||-|
|Metaxa Hotel||Kalamaki, Zanthe||Hotel||-|
|Palatino Hotel||10 Kolokotroni & Koliva str.||Hotel||-|
|Phoenix Hotel Zakynthos||2 D.Solomou Square, Zakynthos||Hotel||-|
|Seaside Apartments||Keri Beach - Zakyntos||Apartment||90|
|Stella Studios||400 Laganas Main Rd, Laganas Zante||Hotel||-|
|Strada Marina Hotel||14-16, K. Lombardou Str.||Hotel||-|
|Yria Celia Apartments||Xirokastelo Vasilikou, Zakynthos||Hotel||-|
|Village Inn||400 Laganas Main Rd Laganas||Hotel||80|
|Yria Hotel||14 Lomvardou K. Street Ionian Islands||Hotel||-|
|Kavos Psarou Studios Apartments||Kavos - Psarou Beach Meso Gerakari - Zakynthos||Hostel||94|
|Hotel Balcony||Akrotiri - Tsilivi beach||Hotel||96|
|Leftakis Apartments||Alikanas Zakynthos Zakynthos||Apartment||95|
|Ionis Hotel- Zante||Zakynthos||Hotel||-|
|Katerina Rooms||Meso Gerakari Psarou||Hotel||-|
|Caravel Hotel||Planos Tsilivi, Zakynthos||HOTEL||-|
|Kozakos Studios and Apartments||Lagana||APARTMENT||-|
|Lofos Keri||Keri Lake||APARTMENT||-|
|Herodotos Studios||Keri Lake||APARTMENT||-|
|Villa Phoenix Apartments & Studios||Limni Keri (Keri Beach)||APARTMENT||-|
|Pettas Apartments||2 Sn. Athanasiou Str.||APARTMENT||-|
|Turtle Beach Hotel||Agio Sostis||HOTEL||-|
|Plessas Palace Hotel||Alykanas||HOTEL||-|
|Mariana Hotel||721 Hotel Mariana Laganas||HOTEL||-|
|Ifos Studios||Limni Keri||Apartment||-|
|Limneon Villas||Limni Keri||APARTMENT||-|
|Stefanos Studios||Limni Keri||APARTMENT||-|
See also: International Telephone Calls
Hellenic Post is the Greek postal service. On their website you find more information about options to send letters, postcards and parcels and there is a search function regarding post offices and post boxes. It also has information on services like paying bills, transferring money, financial products etc. Greek post codes are five digits long and are usually written as follows; 123 45.
The first three digits are used to identify the city, municipality or prefecture, for example the digits between 100 and 180 relate to the city of Athens. The last two digits identify a street or part of a street. Most post offices are open Monday to Friday from 07:30-14:00, although the largers ones usually have longer opening hours.
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