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Zante

Information about Zante

Planning a trip to Zante? Our articles feature all you need to know for the perfect holiday – from clubbing to finding things to do with the kids. We cover essentials like Zante holiday weather as well as guides to the best waterparks and watersports, or taking a day trip to the idyllic Turtle Island.

What's the weather like in Zante?
What's the weather like in Zante?

Zante is the southernmost of the Ionian Islands, located just west of mainland Greece, looking out towards Italy. Actually in the Ionian Sea, Zante shares a Mediterranean climate with many of its Greek island counterparts, meaning long, hot and dry summers and mild, rainy winters.

Day trips to Zante's Turtle Island
Day trips to Zante's Turtle Island

Pack your flip flops and hop on a boat over to the beautiful Marathonisi Island for the chance to spot turtles in the sea and learn about where they nest.

A clubber's guide to the Zante strip
A clubber's guide to the Zante strip

The small island of Zante has a big reputation for clubbing in places like the Zante strip in the eastern resort of Laganas. With over 40 bars and clubs lining the strip there are places to go for all kinds of music, from dance to pop, hip-hop to indie and tunes from the decades.

Things to do with kids around Laganas
Things to do with kids around Laganas

Over on the island of Zante in Laganas, the family-friendly activities are all about getting outdoors and enjoying Greece's famous Mediterranean climate. Lazy beach babies take shelter on the popular shore here while animal lovers can spot the island's famous loggerhead turtles underneath the waves.

Waterparks and watersports in Zante
Waterparks and watersports in Zante

With a climate as warm as Zante's, watersports and waterparks are an especially popular pastime – they'll keep you cool and active, all at the same time.