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The Bravery of the Men Who Saved the Greek Jews of Zakynthos

The Jews of Zakynthos, Greece's beautiful Ionian island, owe their survival during the dark days of the German occupation to two brave Greeks. Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous all across the world for its splendid natural beauty and...

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.

The Most Photographed Beaches in the World on Instagram

A recent study of the most "Instagrammed" and picturesque beaches in the world revealed that Greece's Navagio Beach lands in the top five. 

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: Greece Closes Schools, Theaters, Cinemas in Achaea, Zante and Elis

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday evening that emergency preventative measures will be taken in three counties in the West of the country amid Covid19 coronavirus fears. More specifically, the regional units of Achaea, Zakynthos (Zante) and Elis (Ilia) will be...

Greece's Damage From Thomas Cook Collapse To Exceed €500 Million

Monday's shocking announcement that the British tourism giant Thomas Cook had collapsed has sparked fears across Europe in the countries where the firm had booked thousands of accommodations and tours, among which Greece holds a prominent place. According to the...

Greece’s “Turtle Island” of Marathonisi and Zakynthos Marine Park

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

Local Businessmen Demand Full Reopening of Zante's Iconic Navagio Beach

Local businessmen from the Ionian island of Zante (Zakynthos) are demanding the full reopening of the iconic Navagio Beach, which has remained closed since last year over safety concerns. Pavlos Kolokotsas, the mayor of the island, is under increasing pressure from...

New Safety Measures Announced for Zante's Iconic Navagio Beach

A plan to manage visitor safety will be put into place for Greece's iconic Navagio Beach on the island of Zante in response to last summer's landslide which occurred on the beach. Efthimios Lekkas, the president Greece's Geology and Geo-environmental Department,...

Scientists: Zakynthos Earthquake Moved Island By 3 Centimeters

The island of Zakynthos has moved at least three centimeters to the southwest following the strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale that shook the island early on Friday. Dr. Athanassios Ganas, Research Director at the Geodynamics Institute of...