Exploring Paxoi Sailing Holidays area
In 1986, John Gough brought the first string quartet to Paxos in a warm summer night with a concert under the olives trees. Since then the Paxos Music Festival has become a tradition taking place every year during the last two weeks of August.
In general you will find a very closed historical relashionship to music on the Ionian Islands, which has been inspired by the Italian culture from baroque to the present.
The port of Paxoí (Gáios) is a natural harbor formed in front of the houses of the city of Paxoí, which is the capital of the island. The port can be approached by the N entrance having a width of approximately 230 m or by the S which has an entrance width of approximately 30 m and 2 m depth.
Only 2 km or so south of Paxos is the island of Antipaxos; an even smaller, almost uninhabited with small vineyards. There are two beaches in the north end, Vrika and Voutoumi, Here you have some of the finest clear blue seas in the world safe for swimming and snorkeling for all ages.