Famous ”Navaghio” calls for restoration

24 May 2016
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The worldwide famous “Navaghio” beach on Zakynthos that took its name from the freighter Panagiotis that run aground 34 years ago in the sand of Ai Giorgis beac

The adverse weather conditions, the sea salt and the humidity have left their marks on the shipwreck that remains stuck in the sand and needs restoration in order its life to be extended.
However, the weather is not the shipwreck’s only enemy. The thousands of visitors want to take a small piece as a souvenir or leave their print or carve their names on the hull or use markers and other sprays.
Zakynthos tourism committee has recently made an inspection in order restoration works to start as soon as possible.

“We are expecting the results of the first autopsy in order the restoration study to start. In parallel the municipality launches a restoration, maintenance an promotion plan for this emblematic attraction, the Navaghio of Zakynthos,” said the vice president the tourism committee of the municipality of Zakynthos Antonis Nikoloudakis.

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