Many shops in Zakynthos are gathered in the capital town of the island. There is a great variety for you to enjoy and are found mostly around Solomos Square and Agios Markos Square.
Souvenir shops and mini markets are also found in the main tourist places in Zakynthos, such as Laganas, Tsilivi, Kalamaki, Argassi, Alykes and others. Shops in Zakynthos usually stay open until late at night to cover the needs of visitors.
Zante is also rich in local crafts, producing ceramics, pottery, lace, weavings, carvings and paintings using a mixture of modern and traditional techniques. Volimes village in the north is the centre for beautiful handmade carpets, lace and other traditional handicrafts.
Other Zakynthian delicacies you can buy and enjoy are traditional Zakynthian sweets such as mantolato (nougat) & pasteli (sesame seed & almond bars), and locally produced olive oils, cheeses, smoked meats and delicious locally grown wines.