Paxos island! A small island created by Poseidon to live his love. Ideal for quiet and quality holidays. A cultural village of Europe in 2004 with lacy beaches, underwater caves and lush hills! According to tradition, Paxos was once united with Corfu, but for Poseidon to be able to live his love with Amphitritis undisturbed, he grabbed the piece with his trident and snatched it.
Paxos is an island in the Ionian Sea and is located only 7 miles south of Corfu and 8 miles off the Epirus coast, the capital is Gaios where the you can soo find the island’s main port.
The narrow canal between Paxos and the islet of Saint Nikolas is one of the most beautiful pictures in Greece. Antipaxos is also located 3 nautical miles from the port of Gaos.
During your stay in Paxos you can also visit the Venetian castle, the English Government, the Paxos Museum and the town’s churches that talk about its past.
You can explore the picturesque villages of Longo, Laka and Ozia.
The endless olive groves inside the island will give you a special impression and in the village of Magazia you can visit a traditional olive mill that has been transformed into an olive museum.
St.Nikolas and the black mountain are two small islands situated around the coastal sea port of Sivota. Plataria is the centre for two municipality of Sivota and has about 3,010 residents. The battle of Korinthos and Thesproton against Corfiots was well known in Sivota in ancient times where they took part in the Peloponnesian war in 433 B.C. The name village was named Mourtos by the ruler and whose income came from the working port of Mourtos.
The area of Sivota is a first class tourist destination and receives thousands of visitors every year. It is very green and edged with beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters impressing even the most demanding tourists.
Small boats and yachts are welcomed to stay in the marinas in Sivota and Plataria. Sivota houses large hotel complexes, taverns, restaurants, bars, clubs and coffee shops. During your stay it would be worth visiting the beautiful green island of St. Nikoloas and the Black Mountain.
Situated northeast of Sivota you will find the ancient village of Vraxona where there are the ruins of 50 houses dating back from the 18 to 19 century to the west you will find the ruins of the ancient Acropolis temple.
The church of St. Friday ( St. Paraskevi) is situated 3 kilometers from Plataria, where in the period of Endokratia the old monastery would have been found there, today the new temple of St. Friday can be found there built in the 1960’s. You can also visit the castle of Polinerio set in the village of Poinerio.
The beautiful natural landscape is an unforgettable sight.
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Papanikolis Sea Cave is thirty meters deep with a small fairytale sandy beach inside.
During the Second World War, the legendary submarine Papanikolis was hidden in the historic cave. The monument is of great historical and archaeological importance as it was inhabited in ancient times according to recent geological surveys.
The cave impresses tourists with its blue waters.