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The Marine Park of Zakynthos: Where Sea Turtles and Seals Roam Free

The islet of Marathonisi in Laganas Bay, known as "Turtle Island," is included in the Marine Park of Zakynthos

Coronavirus Restrictions Extended in Zakynthos and Chania

Greece recorded a rise in the number of daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, as 3,605 total cases were recorded in the country.

Greece Imposes New Coronavirus Restrictions on Zakynthos, Chania

Strict emergency measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be imposed on the Greek island of Zakynthos and the city of Chania.

British Author’s Love Letter to Greek Island of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos is yet another idyllic Greek island offering rich history, and cultural treasures, along with beaches galore.

UK Says Travelers Returning from Zakynthos, Lesvos and Santorini Need Not Isolate

In a surprise move, the government of the United Kingdom on Thursday removed the stipulation that UK travelers must self-isolate after returning from the Greek islands of Zakynthos, Serifos, Lesvos, Tinos and Santorini as of 4 AM on Saturday,...

Wildfire Rages on Zakynthos Island

Greek firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that broke out near the village of Volimes, on the island of Zakynthos, on Sunday afternoon. The fire, which is burning in a wooded area near the village, is being aided...

Medicane Ianos Lashes Kefalonia, Ithaca, and Zakynthos, Causing Floods, Blackouts, Fallen Trees

The Ionian islands Kefalonia, Ithaca and Zakynthos found themselves in the vortex of the severe weather system "Ianos" during Thursday night, with power outages in several areas due to the strong winds and fallen trees it brought with it. The...

All Passengers to Self Isolate After Virus Cases Detected on Zakynthos Flight

At least seven cases of the coronavirus have been identified among the 193 passengers and crew on a TUI flight from the Greek island of Zakynthos to Cardiff, Wales on August 25. All of the passengers who were diagnosed with...

Greece Imposes Restrictions on Lesvos, Zakynthos as Covid Cases Multiply

271 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, and 5 new deaths, announced Greek health officials on Friday. These numbers follow the trend of elevated Covid cases in Greece. Cases are up from Thursday's 259. 6 deaths were registered on...

Women of Zakynthos Create Giant Crocheted Christmas Tree (video)

A group of women on the Greek island of Zakynthos spent a great deal of their free time this past year painstakingly crocheting squares of a Christmas tree which was eventually pieced together just in time for the festive...

Moderate Earthquake Hits Near Greece's Zakynthos

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit near the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Thursday morning. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute the epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) southwest of the island. There has been no information on...

Volunteers Clean Iconic Zakynthos Beach, Celebrate by Dancing The Zorba (video)

Dozens of volunteers gathered to clean iconic Navagio Beach and its seabed on the island of Zakynthos on Sunday -- and in true Greek spirit, they celebrated their efforts with a dance to the world-famous music of "Zorba the...

How a Shipwreck Transformed a Pristine Beach on Greece's Zakynthos Island (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed shipwreck in the world. Lying upright on a sandy beach on the northwestern coast of Zakynthos since October of 1980, the wreck of the “Panagiotis” is visited by millions of tourists. Despite the worry...

Wildfire on Greece's Zakynthos Island Contained

The wildfire at Keri on the Greek island of Zakynthos was still in progress on Monday but the overall situation was much improved in comparison with the day before, the fire brigade said. The fire broke out on Sunday morning...

Wildfire Enters Village on Zakynthos, Residents Flee in Panic (video)

A wildfire raging on Zakynthos island is out of control, despite the efforts of the fire service; the blaze has entered the village of Keri, forcing residents to flee in panic. According to Zantetimes.gr, firefighters made heroic efforts to contain the...