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Car rental Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos, often known as Zante, is a Greek island in the lonian Sea. The capital, Zakynthos Town, lies on the eastern part of the northern coast. Being the third largest of the lonian Islands, it is thriving in tourism, attracting worldwide visitors for its sunny weather and beautiful beaches.

Tips for familly trips while you make use of car hire

Car rental in Zakynthos Town is a highly popular means among tourists. A self-drive tour by car rental in Zakynthos Town brings you spectacular views when navigating this beautiful mountainous island. Rent a car in Zakynthos Town and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore places which public transport cannot take you. Roads that lead to the main tourist resorts in Zakynthos are generally good, so a small car rental category should do it, although you need be aware that there can be rough tracks off the main roads. With car rental in Zakynthos Town, you can drive northeast to the small village of Agios Nikolaos, where you can take a boat trip to the amazing blue caves. Or you can bring your kids to Kalamaki located to the east of Laganas or Tsilivi. They are perfect resorts for families. But if you come here to party, then the main party town on the island Laganas is not to be missed.

Things you should consider when you want to park your rental car

As most of the tourists use car rental when travelling in Zakynthos Town, the following parking tips may help enhance your overall car rental experience. During the Greek holidays, Zakynthos Town can be packed with cars, which makes parking difficult. It's advised to park your rental car on the outskirts of town and take the bus back to the center. There are parking areas near the port and the main bus terminal, where you should always be able to find a space. It can be difficult to find free parking in the congested central area, but along the seafront there are always free parking spaces. Never park your rental car in a taxi area, as it is said to be the worst offence to the local taxi drivers. Please note that in some tourist resorts, parking is only allowed on one side.

A Enjoyable climate all year long

The island enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with hot, sunny summers and mild, rainy winters. The abundance of sun and rain contributes to the extreme fertility of the land in Zakynthos. The average daytime temperature in August is around 32°C and about 13°C in January.

Famous sights to see

A few highly ranked tourist attractions in Zakynthos include: The Solomos Museum, which contains the tombs of Dionysios Solomos and Andreas Kalvos and remains of the island's history and culture; Anafonitria Monastery, built in the 15th century, it is where the patron saint of Zakynthos spent his final years; Blue Caves, known for the vibrating and striking blue color of the water, a must see for visitors.

See some local events while you rent a car at Zakynthos town

Zakynthos has a wide range of festivals to cater to both tourists and locals: Zakynthos Carnival featuring costumed parades, dance and live music, attracting visitors from all over Greece; Zante Jazz Festival, performed by professional and armature Jazz musicians; The Feast of Agios Dionysios, celebrated in honour of Agios Dionysios, Saint Patron of Zante; Wine Feast, an excellent opportunity to enjoy the wine produced by the island. Remember to take a designated driver for your rental car to ejnoy the wine feast at the fullest

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Tips and experiences for Zakynthos Town

Our customers rated Zakynthos Town with an average of 10.0 based on 1 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

10-10-2014
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The west and north of Zakynthos are beautiful. The roads are quite passable.