Paxi is a lovely, green island of the Ionian Sea. Its small size and quiet beaches make it ideal for relaxing vacations and yet its closeness to Corfu give Paxi a cosmopolitan vibe. Except for stunning beaches, there are very few sites in Paxi. The most impressive beaches are found on the neighboring and tiny island of Antipaxos, accessible by boat from the port of Gaios, the capital town of Paxi. Voutoumi and Mesovrika are the most popular beaches in Antipaxos.
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The Folklore Museum of Paxi was established in 1996 and it is located in the old British Government House, at the port of Gaios. All the exhibits were donated to the museum by the residents of Paxi and they include traditional clothes, weapons, old coins, kitchen tools, furniture and many other items.
The church of Agioi Apostoli is located in the central square of Gaios, the capital of Paxi. It has some interesting frescoes inside.
Olive Press Museum
The Olive Press Museum is located in Lakka, on the northern side of the island. It actually consists of an original stone olive press found in the rural setting and dating from 1865. The olive press has been recently renovated and works till today. The family of the owner will gladly show you how the press works.