Zakynthos, Greece: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Zakynthos, Greece? If you're planning to go to Zakynthos, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Zakynthos, Greece

Based on the climate and weather in Zakynthos, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Zakynthos, Greece

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zakynthos, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Zakynthos, Greece by month

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January

January in Zakynthos is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in Zakynthos is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

March in Zakynthos is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

If you visit Zakynthos during May, you are likely to see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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June

If you visit Zakynthos during June, you will probably find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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July

July is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

If you go to Zakynthos in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Zakynthos in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

November here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

If you go to Zakynthos in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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Activities for Zakynthos, Greece

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Zakynthos.

If you visit the Dionysios Solomos Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Blue Caves? You'll need:

Zakynthos has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

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