Paxoi is a verdurous island of perennial olives, pines, cypresses and bushes, with beautiful beaches,gulfs, steep coasts and fascinating marine caves.
The settlements, with samples of architecture,like the churches and chapels, in combination with the distinct natural environment make Paxoi an ideal destination. Walking the streets and paths give you the opportunity to see every corner of the island, while the bays are offered for mooring and are a reference point to those who travel in the Ionian. According to mythology, Neptune extracted Paxoi with his trident from island Corfu, and made them the shelter for himself and Amfitritis.
Lakka lies in a magnificent setting on the island of Paxos, at the head of a long, curving inlet where the water is of a startling shade of turquoise. Tree-covered hills and headlands drop gently down to the sea, providing the shelter from the winds.
There are also beautiful beaches around Lakka the pebbles give way to golden sand. A walk over the headland where the lighthouse Lakka. Usually beaches around Paxos tend to be pebbly, but in stands, or a short trip by boat, brings you to some terrific beaches where the sea has sculpted the rocks into amazing shapes.
Gaios the capital of Paxos is a charming port town and spreads itself along the waterfront. You enter Gaios from a northerly direction passing two small islands.
Rare among Greek islands, the little flagstoned square with its church and pink and white oleanders is right on the water. Yachts from all nations moor close to the square. The village is a maze of narrow streets lined with an assortment of little shops.