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Paxos Island

ΠΑΞΟΙPaxos in the Ionian Sea is located at a distance of 7 nautical miles south of Corfu and 8 nm west of the continent. It is the smallest island in the Ionian Sea, known as Benjamin the Ionian Islands. According to mythology, the island was created when Poseidon, god of the sea, wanting to find a shelter to house his love with Amphitrite, knocked loudly with his trident the southern tip of Corfu and so detached a small piece . Hence, the trident is the emblem of Paxos. Charming and idyllic island impresses at first glance the visitor with its dense vegetation, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages.Gaios is the capital and the harbor, with great Ionian architecture and quaint streets.The entrance to the port of Gaios is a special experience as the between Gaios and the islands of the Virgin Mary and St. Nicholas formed a unique natural fjord incomparable beauty. Below are the settlements Loggos and Lakka on the northern side, while the famous southern island of Antipaxos within 2 nm offers an earthly paradise: green waters and white sand on a green background…