Vertzagio Museum of Zakynthos - Holidays in Zante Island
A visit to the cultural museum and you will instantly be transpoted back in time. to over 200 years of Zakynthian History.
The museum situated in the peaceful village of Pigadakia is set amongst the beautiful green countryside. Here you will view how the Greeks
used to live years before.
Inside the museum itself you will see a traditional bedroom,lounge, dining room with original furniture and decoration of the period. Also there is a chance to see a traditional kitchen with all the original utensils and stone oven along with lots of other things associated with a green family ie old money, newspapers clothes, linen etc.
Outside of the museum is the original horse-drawn agricultural machinery that was used to grind wheat in to flour, press grapes into wine and also to process olives into olive oil. Here you can purchase traditional gifts and sample local farm produce.
A visit to this museum is a must as it is full os fascinating features associated with Greek History. You can visit the mseum bu the local "Trainaki" (Village Train) which departs twice a day from Alykes & Alykanas or if you fancy a stroll by foot. It is around 2 klm from Alykes.