Zante Town is the capital of the island of Zante and is one of the island’s most popular tourist destinations. The town saw a massive earthquake in 1953 that destroyed most of the old buildings. Since then, much of the town has been re-built in the old Venetian style which gives Zante Town a very traditional and charming feel to it. Families, couples and friends would all enjoy a holiday to this resort.
Budget-friendly holidays to Zante Town are available from most major airports in the UK and since the route is so well-loved by tourists, there is bound to be a departure time that suits you. Zante Town is situated just 10-minutes away from Zante Airport. Make sure you check the Cheekytrip comparison site for more fantastic deals to this part of the world. Flight duration to Zante Town from most major UK airports is around 3 and a half hours and with this resort just a 10-minute drive away, you will be able to get straight into relaxation or exploration mode!
The most popular period to visit Zante Town is definitely the spring to autumn period with temperatures often climbing to the high 20s and low 30s during these months. The temperatures drop to around the mid-teens in the winter months and while there will still be a few things to do in the off-season, Zante Town definitely doesn’t see the same level of activity as the summer. Besides, the town looks a lot prettier in the summer sunshine!
There is so much to do and see in Zante Town that you will never get bored on your holiday to this place. The magnificent Church of St Dionysios is one of the most beautiful sights in the town that should definitely be on your to-do list. There is also the Byzantine Museum of Zakynthos as well as Solomos Square, one of the most picturesque and historically significant squares on the whole island. Just outside of the town itself is the famous Stranis Hill where you can enjoy magnificent views across Zakynthos as well as a gorgeous sunset.
The most popular choice of accommodation in Zante Town is definitely hotels. There are some budget ones, medium-range ones and more luxurious ones to choose from in the capital depending on your own budget and preferences. Villas and apartments are available too but are certainly less prominent. There are plenty of options in terms of eating out in the resort too. Taverns that serve up local cuisine and fresh fish are the probably the most popular option - most of which can be found along the main road that leads to Zante port.
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