The islands of Paxos and Antipaxos

paxos Paxos is the smallest group of Ionian islands. In Greek it is a plural form. The largest islands are Paxos and Antipaxos nearby. Antipaxos is famous for its wine and two of the most beautiful sandy beaches in the Ionian Sea. The main town of Paxos, is Gaios. In Greek mythology, Poseidon created the island by hitting Corfu with his trident, so that he and his wife Amphitrite could have some peace and quiet. The island is about eight miles (13 km) long and points west. The west coast is dominated by steep white limestone cliffs, which are heavily eroded at sea level, forming 'many blue caves', which can be explored. Antipaxos is a small island (5 km) in Greece, about 3 kilometers (2 miles) south of Paxos. It has a population of 64 inhabitants at the 2001 census, largely covered with vineyards, Antipaxos has several beaches and a port, Agrapidia. Paxos AntipaxosAntipaxos Paxoi is the smallest group of Ionian Islands (the Heptanese). In Greek it is a plural form. The largest islands are Paxos and nearby Antipaxos. Antipaxos is famous for its wine and two of the finest sand beaches in the Ionian Sea. The main town of Paxoi, is Gaios. In Greek mythology, Poseidon created the island by striking Corfu with his trident, so that he and wife Amphitrite could have some peace and quiet. The island is approximately eight miles (13 km) in length and tipped up towards the west. The west coast is dominated by steep white, chalky cliffs that are greatly eroded at sea level, and harbour many 'blue caves', which can be explored. Antipaxos is a small island (5 km?) in Greece, about 3 kilometres (2 miles) to the south of Paxos. It reported a population of 64 inhabitants at the 2001 census, Largely covered in vineyards, Antipaxos has several beaches and one harbour, Agrapidia.    

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