Helmi's Natural History Museum

Helmi's Natural History Museum

The only one of it's kind on Zante, the Natural History Museum has more than 1,500 items on display including birds, fish, shells, plants, rocks and minerals from the Zakynthian coastline. It is named after its founder, Panayiotis Helmis, and represents more than 40 years of his collection.
Local produce

Local produce

Zante

Zante’s lush countryside comes up trumps when it comes to tasty homegrown treats. Olive oil is a local speciality – in fact, the fruity flavour’s a hit around the rest of Greece. Then there’s the wine. You can...

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Navagio Beach

Navagio Beach

Zante

Get your camera at the ready for Navagio Beach – also known as Smuggler’s Cove or Shipwreck Beach. This stretch of sand is home to an actual shipwreck that ran aground in the 1980s, so it’s no surprise it’s one...

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Gyri

Gyri

Zante

The tiny hillside village of Gyri is worth a visit for those wanting to see authentic Greece. Wander the 15th-century streets, taking in the old stone houses and church, then have lunch at the tavern, which...

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