If you are seeking for a tourist destination where you can do nothing, just do relax and enjoy the restful stay, then you must plan your trip for the most beautiful Island of Paxos. The wonderful Island on the earth in the Ionian Sea is very tiny with 19 square kilometers. You can even explore the whole island by walking. Well, you have a lot of things to do and traverse, despite its tiny area- three main harbor villages, 30 beaches, olive grove surrounding, sheer cliffs, caves, and azure water.
If you are very concerned about the privacy and your main objective of travelling is finding the serenity, then you can spend a month here in the solitude.
This island is known for its idyllic approach and tranquil ambience, and for a romantic stay- nothing could be more demanded than the serenity, privacy, and scenic beauty. After all, there is a mythology behind this Island’s establishment.
According to the myth, the God of Sea, Poseidon created this wonderful Island as a love nest for him and Amfitriti. Since then, the island has been maintaining its charm and gives every visitor a feeling of paradise with its picturesque settings and enchanted settlement.
You can reach at this island by boat, either from Corfu or from Parga. After arriving on the Island, you can feel the purity and tranquility in ambience. The centuries-old settlement in villages will make you compelled with its eccentric beauty. Let’s begin traversing the harbor villages one by one to experience the old-fashioned Greek settlement from close.
Wander Across the Narrow Streets of Gaios
Begin your excursion from the capital village of Paxos- the Gaios, which is also the main port of the Island. You can stroll across the narrow streets of this village and can also give your tongue a try to taste the best coffee and yummy homemade ice cream. You can find wonderful waterfront tavernas and can enjoy the Greek food served in your plates. You can also visit the museum and a gallery in this village-if you love to explore the history and art.
Explore Magnificent settlement at Loggos
If you want to experience the traditional settlement and want to taste delicious food, then Loggos is must to visit place for you. Known as a Fisherman’s village, this was a commercial town in the past with several factories. However, it is still a commercial land with a few shops, several restaurants, and dozens of Tavernas.
Go for Yachting at Lakka
Lakka on the other side seems vibrant with church, lighthouse, yachting club, and a few Tavernas. If you want to go little adventurous on this tranquil Island, then drag yourself for yachting and do fun.
Thirty Beaches for a Leisure Stroll
You are in Paxos, and you have not traversed the beaches, then your trip is just a fail. You have 30 beaches and all are pebbles. However, if you’re going to excurse the Erimitis, then you can find a perfect amalgam of white sand and pebbles on the beach. Don’t forget to see the sunset and sunrise at this beach. You would fall in love with the miraculous beauty of nature for sure. You can go for a promenade with your beloved on the shingled beaches and feel the freshness spread everywhere.
A Walking Trip to the Inland Beauty of Paxos
If you love to walk, then nothing could be better than walking through pathways to explore this wonderful Island and its breathtaking views. You can experience the unspoilt and beautiful nature at a very slow pace. A romantic walk through olive groves surroundings with your partner would be the best way to explore the Island and find enough quality time to be lost in the romantic talks during the walk.
Book a Boat to Excurse West Coast
You have a lot of gentle things to explore in east coast, but there are a few things to show you the rough edges of this Island in most beautiful way. Book a boat and ride for the west coast. The whole coastal area on west can be explored through boat and thus, you can get the chance to see coves and sheer cliffs during the excursion.