Zante Town, sometimes known as Zakynthos Town, is the capital and main active port of the Greek island of Zante. As a busy harbour, the resort is a lively, bustling town offering up a slice of Greek authenticity with plenty to see and do. Holidays in Zante Town are mainly concentrated along the lengthy waterfront boulevard which runs along from the main hive of activity in Solomon Square to the stunning church of Agios Dionysios. With winding streets leading onto squares rife with cafes, restaurants, shops and bars and a vibrant atmosphere all around; Zante Town is a fantastic destination for a fun filled holiday.
The resort enjoys a good location, nestled scenically between tree topped hills, fields laced with vineyards and olive groves and the impressive Mount Skopos. With views across the sweeping bay to mainland Greece, the surroundings of Zante Town are simply breath taking. Aside from the beautiful countryside to explore and the bustling island life to watch, Zante Town holidays also offer a beach if lazing in the sun is more to your taste. With the dedicated beach resorts of Tsilivi and Argassi nearby, you may choose to venture further afield in your search for the perfect beach.
Zante Town offers the island’s best selection of shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and tavernas. The resort is full of life and local colour and there are plenty of opportunities to people watch whilst you enjoy the hustle and bustle of busy island life. With twisting alleyways and packed squares to explore as well as the activity around the waterfront and harbour, you will find plenty of shops to browse and picturesque locations in which to while away a pleasant afternoon. Evenings see the streets come alive with lights and music as the resort’s busy nightlife gets going with discos and popular music bars, there is always plenty to see and do on holidays to Zante Town.
With frequent boats departing from the colourful harbour, Zante Town is ideally placed to explore the whole of the island. Regular boat trips depart on tours of the island giving you the chance to check out some of the other resorts and scenic areas of Zante. If you would prefer to stay close to the town, you may want to take the walk up to the Venetian Castro which will reward you with beautiful views or take a walk amongst any of the surrounding countryside. Zante Town is a wonderfully ambient place; with flower decked squares, cobble stone alleyways and traditional, family-run tavernas, your Zante Town holiday will be full of life and the joys of Greek living.
There are a variety of accommodations available on Zante Town holidays to suit different needs and budgets. Check out some of the more popular Zante Town hotels:
Hotel Strada Marina