Keri  

Keri - Zakynthos (Greece)

Keri. Keri is the southernmost village of Zakynthos. It lies in the middle of a beautiful green area with many pine trees and olive trees, 21 kilometres southwest of Zakynthos Town. In Keri live about 500 permanent residents. Keri is a traditional village with stone houses, stone-paved alleyways and squares. The village has preserved its original style, as during the great earthquake of 1953, the village was not damaged too much. The buildings and old houses that were damaged, were later renovated in a responsible way by the inhabitants. Visit the church of Holy Mother Keriotissa (1745) with its beautiful bell tower and its beautiful wood carved iconostasis. Not far from Keri (about 1 km) is the famous lighthouse of Keri. The lighthouse stands on a precipice about 300 meters above the level of the sea, with an excellent view of the stunning landscape and the turquoise sea. From here you can also admire one of the most beautiful sunsets of Zakynthos. Keri was inhabited since ancient times, as witnessed by the sources of tar that can be found here. Tar was used by local fishermen to fill the ship's seams of their boats.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

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Average temperature Keri
January
11.5°C
February
11.5°C
March
12.9°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.4°C
June
23.3°C
July
25.5°C
August
25.9°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.7°C
November
15.7°C
December
12.8°C

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