The island has dozens of sites of natural beauty and historical interest.
In Zakynthos town is worth a tour in the church of St. Dionisios, in the Ecclesiastical Museum at the Castle of St. George and at the Cultural Center of Zakynthos Municipality. A great sight of the bay of Laganas is a waterfront monument of Andre Vezal, a Belgian doctor of the Renaissance period, aka "father of anatomy.
Finally, there is also the only marine park of Careta-careta turtle. Zakynthos’ National Marine Park is located on the southwest coast, at Laganas beach. Its purpose is to protect the endangered sea turtle Caretta-Caretta.