The cosmopolitan Paxi
Exotic beauty, crystal blue waters, white beaches and rich lush greenery! No, it is not a tropical island. They are Paxi and they are only 1.5 hour, with the boat, from Igoumenitsa!
Paxi and Antipaxi will charm you and promise to offer you some of the most unforgettable holidays.
Paxi and their complexes are islands, with many caverns and sulfur springs, while have been characterized as the Natura 2000 Special Protection Area. Greek Mythology mentions that the god, Poseidon, who wanted to house his love with Amphitrite, created the island and so he struck with his Trident a piece of Corfu, creating the popular island complex.
The capital of the island is called Gaios and is surrounded by two other islands, Agios Nikolaos and Panagia. It is the first place that will welcome you on the island! Starting from there, you will discover the lushness that reaches the water. There you will take a walk in the beautiful harbor. In addition, you will also find the castle of Agios Nikolaos, the monastery of Panagia and the local museum. It is also worth seeing the ancient olive groves, but also to search for the local wine, which is created by many different varieties. Moreover, you have to taste the local specialty, the tsiligourdopita, which is a variation of meet pie with liver.
The beaches of Gaios, Kloni Gouli, Kamini, Lagada are waiting for you to dove!
Another well know beach is Monodendri, which is located in the village of Lakka, and you can also admire the 1832 Stone Lighthouse, 32 meters high!
Furthermore, on the east coast of the island, you can find Loggos, where it is worth visiting the statue of the goddess Athena and the oil mills! In addition, you can find the beaches of Lefechio and Marmara, in order to refresh you.
Enjoy the sunset, from Hermit, in the village of Magazia and do not neglect to visit the settlement of Ozias, as it is the oldest settlement on the island! Mogonissi beach is the only sandy beach on the island, so you have another reason to visit it!
Despite the rocky beaches of Paxi, Antipaxi have sandy beaches, with turquoise waters. Vrika and Voutomi are accessible only by boat!
A unique experience, for those whose are used to appreciate the classic Aegean landscape, Paxi and Antipaxi, will take you out of your everyday life in the most special way!