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Family trip to Zakynthos Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Zakynthos is just great for a vacation with children. There are many beautiful beaches with a gentle descent, and unusual natural objects, historical monuments, and attractions for children of any age. Be sure to visit the water park Water Village located in the village of Sarakinado, just 4 kilometers from the island's capital. There are slides not only for children but also for adults, so neither your child nor you will be bored. If you get tired of skating and swimming, you can always relax and sunbathe on the deck chairs, without leaving the park. Moreover, the child here can jump on a trampoline or ride a mini car. If you want, you can also visit the Splash FunTsilivi Waterpark – it is a bit smaller in size, but there are plenty of water attractions.
Zakynthos is the well-known resort island that is a part of Ionian Islands. Lots of legends are associated with the island. According to the one of them, islanders were brave warriors and … Open
The second object, obligatory for a visit with a child in Zakynthos, is the zoological park of Ascos. Askos is divided into three parts. One is occupied by the national park, the second is dedicated to archaeological excavations, and the third is reserved for the zoo. Here you can see the traditional stone and wooden rural buildings – stables, water cisterns, and houses. On the territory of the zoo, you can not only admire the multitude of animals living in spacious enclosures but also feed them. It is not forbidden here, the main thing is to find out in advance what exactly this or that species eats.
Young naturalists will also like the territory of the National Marine Park. It is located in the south of the island and is entirely devoted to turtles. In the coastal areas of the park, these aquatic animals lay eggs and breed baby turtles and live in large numbers in the marine area. You can see sea turtles it is possible with own eyes if you go for an excursion on a boat with a transparent bottom. By the way, except for the turtles, your child will have a chance to meet the Mediterranean seal Monachus monachus, which is now considered to be dying out. Young naturalists will also be interested in visiting the museum dedicated to turtles Caretta-Caretta. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Your child will probably enjoy an excursion to the Blue Caves. You can get there only by boat, and the whole view brings thoughts about pirates and adventures. Thanks to the excellent visibility, there are almost ideal conditions for snorkeling. However, your child can dive with a mask and tube almost on any beach of the island. If your child is fond of diving, then he will like several good dive sites in the water area of ​​the island. With younger children, you can go on a sea voyage around Zakynthos or try sea fishing.
Climb to the Bohali hill with your child not only for the magnificent view that opens from there to the capital of the island. There is the Venetian fortress, whose foundation was laid in the 12th century. Recent changes in the construction were made in the 17th century, but before and after that the fortress served as the main point of the island's defense. It will be interesting for children of any age – schoolchildren will be able to see firsthand what was said at the history lessons, and young children will certainly give room to their imagination and move to the world of dragons, knights, castles, and princesses.
When you are talking to the local residents, remember that not all gestures here have a traditional meaning. For example, the palm that is spread out and directed right at the interlocutor … Open
You can go with the child to Strofades, small islands near Zakynthos. In the 13th century, a monastery was constructed here, partially destroyed after the earthquake of the late 20th century and rebuilt in our time. You can find not only the old building on the islands but also a lot of migratory birds that have chosen the local trees for their haven. It was here, according to the Greek legends, where the hero of the Trojan War, Aeneas, found Gaius. The child will certainly be pleased to be able to visit the place, where myths and reality bind together.
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You can look into Aqua Land water park on Corfu. There are dozens of various slides, several swimming pools and an outdoor jacuzzi. Adults like the kamikaze coaster, which is one of the most extreme rides in Greece. A large number of tropical plants grow in the park, so it literally drowns in the picturesque greenery. There is another large water park, WaterLand, in Thessaloniki. There are numerous water slides and rides. Guests can go through an artificial storm in one of the pools, or sit a restaurant or bar. There is also a basketball court, courts for tennis, and a football field. Events with famous Greek performers and thematic performances for children and adults are frequently held there. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Zakynthos Island

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Zakynthos Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Zakynthos Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Zakynthos Island for families with children.
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