- 12. 4. 2021
- Ionian Islands
The history of the islands is connected with that of Corfu, as since antiquity was considered part of Corfu and was occupied by Normands, Venetians, French, British, Russians until it was part of Greece in 1864.
Paxoi is 7 miles south of Corfu and is 25.3 km2. Nowadays has a population of approx. 2.300. The capital of the island is Gaios.
Antipaxoi is 4.1 km2 and has a population of approx. 20 people.
Activities and Events
Apart from the many traditional festivals, religious mainly, that takes place from May until September there is also the festival of “Neroladia” that takes place in mid-July, where olive oil, onions, bread, and boiled potatoes along with local wine and music are offered to the visitors of the island.
In September there is held a classic music festival with participants from all over the world and is worth to watch.