Explore Zante

Boasting picturesque views, blissful turquoise beaches, and charming countryside, Zante is open and ready to welcome you for your next holiday.

The capital and main harbour is called Zakynthos Town, or Zante, and has a population of about 10,000 inhabitants. The town used to have a particular architecture influenced by the Venetians, the French and the English who colonised the island. But the strong earthquake of 1953 destroyed the major part …

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How to get to Zante (Zakynthos)

Here's what you need to know about getting to Zante (Zakynthos). You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Zante (Zakynthos) takes 6 hours, 25 minutes.

When to go to Zante (Zakynthos)

Typical Holiday Price

£1343 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Zante (Zakynthos) varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - June is the cheapest month to go to Zante (Zakynthos).

Where to stay in Zante (Zakynthos)

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Zante (Zakynthos), according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Zante (Zakynthos)

Dimitris M | Trip by SkyscannerNavagio Beach
Navagio Beach
xri | Trip by SkyscannerNavagio "Shipwreck" Beach
Navagio "Shipwreck" Beach
Eleni Koi | Trip by SkyscannerPorto Limnionas
Porto Limnionas
Peter B | Trip by SkyscannerXigia
ZanteDiamond Transport Services | Trip by SkyscannerZakynthos Venetian Castle
Zakynthos Venetian Castle
Julls | Trip by SkyscannerSaint Dionysios Church
Saint Dionysios Church
Dimitris M | Trip by SkyscannerBochali (Μπόχαλη)
Bochali (Μπόχαλη)
Arazzo Holiday Apartments | Trip by SkyscannerBanana Beach
Banana Beach
Dimitris Graffin | FlickrPl. Agiou Markou (Πλ. Αγίου Μάρκου)
Pl. Agiou Markou (Πλ. Αγίου Μάρκου)

Reviews of Zante (Zakynthos)

Markéta Grycová
Markéta Grycová

I had a great time there. I would recommend evening walks, visiting harbour, shopping and dining in any of those nice restaurants in the center.

Doyle Mrs
Doyle Mrs

Great place for a holiday has something for everyone; nightlife, quiet spots, history, scenery, walking etc. Good variety of places to eat at with various price ranges. Friendly people.

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City

Nice little getaway town on Zakinthos island, known for its Shipwreck beach but lots of locals come here to relax in summer also.

Leigh Virkus
Leigh VirkusPittsford

Spelled Zakynthos this a very colorful and friendly Greek island. Spent the morning meeting and talking with locals and shopkeepers.

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