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is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

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is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

i just dont want to get lost lol

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1. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

you'll be finme, its sign poted well and you can get round the whole island in a day.

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2. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

thank you much help

Edited: 17 May 2012, 13:03
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3. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

We hired a jeep around 10 years ago and just drove. The island isn't massive so pretty easy to find your way around.

The best part of not having a map is you fall upon places you probably won't find if you did. On our travels we drove, litterally through someones back garden. The old lady was in the shade having a drink and just waved out at us. It was part of a road, but oddly it went through her property.

Now, we do follow maps as we have kids saying "are we there yet" but this year we may just drive and see where we end up.

Enjoy your travels around the island, it's amazing and you will love it!

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4. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

No problems driving in Zakynthos at all. We've tried a number of times to get lost, and found it totally impossible, as sooner or later you always come to a signpost for Zakynthos Town!

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5. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

And even if you do get lost (which I've done regularly) it's only a small island so it's fairly easy to find yourself again!

Last year we took a wrong turn and found ourselves on a horribly precipitous narrow road....wife had kittens; which got worse when it became a dead end and we had to go back along it the other way!

Stick to main roads if you're not good at heights.

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6. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

We got lost loads last year (it took us three hours to drive to the shipwreck viewing platform, lol) but never so lost that we couldn't find our way back, Zante is quite small so whatever happens you're never lost for long and besides it's all part of the fun of driving around.

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7. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

We drove all over Zante last year and found that the signs were generally good, the main thing we found was to plot where you were on the map and your destination in relation to the Sea & North east etc, and then heading in that direction you will eventally find signs.

The worst signposting we found was around Shipwreck bay.

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8. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

A lot of bars and hotels have maps that are free and very good for use when driving round the island.I got lost many years ago but soon found a sign for Zante town and got my bearings from there.

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9. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

I agree Pete, we used to head towards ante town and then up the coast, keeping the sea on yoru right meant map reading was easier. And on return we just used to head for Zante town and then when on the outskirts follow the signs to Laganas, taking us straight back to Kalamaki.

The South West & West coast were not as easy as the roads went into the mountains a lot more and were not as well signposted.

Edited: 18 May 2012, 22:05
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10. Re: is it easy to find your way around zante in a car ?

Its pretty hard to get lost as its only a small island a just about all roads eventually lead you to Zante town

Its well worth hiring a car & getting out & about to see some of the places you wouldn't normally see, we're still finding new places after going there for the past 10 years or more

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