Culture & History

The Ionian islands have a rich cultural heritage and great feature with the Italian influence from the Venetian period - especially in the field of music, with their characteristic Eptanisians serenades.

The museums of the Ionian feature rare artifacts and clearly reflect the cultural heritage (for example the Archaeological Museum of Corfu, Kefalonia Folklore Museum, the Museum of Byzantine Art in Zakynthos, Lefkada, Folklore Museum).

The Ionian Islands are characterized by a common history both in antiquity and in the Byzantine period, the period of the Venetian and the modern era.

There is much information in relation with the Culture and History of Zante Island in the following links.

History of Zante

Culture in Zante

Famous Personalities

Sightseeing in Zante

Local Cuisine

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