Paxoi, “the lacy island”, with the innumerable pebbled, small beaches and the deep
Port of Paxoi
Gaios is also Paxoi’s main port. The view, a visitor will have, as his ferry approaches the port, is unique, as he’s welcomed by two small islands, the port’s “guards”, Ai Nikolas and Panagia, located at the entrance of the bay, forming a natural fiord. You can get to Paxoi from Igoumenitsa, as well as from other ports nearby, during summer mostly. You can also book your ferry tickets online via Aktoploika.gr for a journey more comfortable and carefree.
Connection With Other Ports
During summer Paxoi is coastal connected to Corfu too, while there are daily schedules from Parga City and Sivota Town, accomplishing small cruises to all over the island.
You can now book ferry tickets online for Paxoi via Aktoploika.gr. If you plan to
travel during July and August, it’s best if you have booked several days or weeks
earlier to avoid hitches. You should also know that round-
In a such a small island, with a limited tourist action and very few needs, transportation couldn’t be more comfortable and easy, than it is. Beside local buses, with their daily schedules between villages, there also many small boats, ready to take you to inaccessible coasts and the small islands around Paxoi. If you want an easier transportation, you can also rent a car or a scooter, or even a bicycle if you prefer a more romantic vehicle for your transportation.
Paxoi Island’s main transportation way are the local buses, that connect the island’s few settlements each other. The main bus station is located to Gaios Village and the tickets cost no more than 2 euros. To visit some of Paxoi’s isolated beaches, you’ll have to use one of the sea-
Paxoi’s name, according to Strabo, the Ancient Greek Geographer, comes from the Phoenician word “pax”, which means “trapezium”, due to the shape the island has, if you look at it from above.
Paxoi Island can be named as “unique Ionian sight” itself, with its lacy coasts and the magnificent geological formation on its west side mostly. Most of the beaches have pebbles and rocks and are spread across the island’s coastline, without any facilities, so be sure you’ll get everything you need with you, when you visit them. The most known are Gianna, Monodendri, Levrehio, Soulanena, Mpalos, Marmaria, Kipiadi, Agia Marina, the magnificent Moggonisi, Alati, Kamini, Kaki Lagkada, the fabulous Clouni Gouli, Glyfada, Galazio, Avlaki, Harami, Kanoni and Arkoudaki. Most of them have access by the sea, so you have to rent a boat to get there, or by narrow paths, that cross the craggy coasts.
Two sights worth visit them, is Ai Nikolas Castle and Panagia Monastery, each one
located at the homonym island at Port of Gaios. You can get there by small boats.
You can also visit Paxoi Museum, with many local folklore exhibits at Gaios Village,
Finishing, it would be a great default, if we didn’t mention Antipaxoi, a small island,
a few minutes away from Paxoi, where two of the most beautiful beaches of Ionian
Islands are, Vrika and Voutoumi. The colorful turquoise waters, objected to the white
sand and all these surrounded by a dark-
2004 was a historical year, which made Paxoi famous worldwide, as the island was named “2004 Europe’s Cultural Village”, a title that was framed by several cultural events and World conventions.
Even this isn’t your main destination for vacation in Greece, if you happen to be
nearby, have no hesitation, that this Ionian “pearl” worth a 1-
Access in some beaches by land can be proved a tiring, even dangerous, experience. Be extremely cautious in the island’s west coasts.
This happens all over Greece during summer, but in Paxoi a little bit more: there are many mosquitoes all around the place, so make sure you have all the necessary stuff to keep them away.
Be careful with sea-
Happy Holidays in the fabulous Paxoi!!!
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