Gaios is a wonderful warren of alleyways and most meet in a large square which houses a church and various bars, tavernas and kafenios (traditional Greek coffee houses).
For example, lined up against Gaios harbour are the islands of St.
It is a centre for flotilla sailing and many people live on board yachts moored in the harbours at Gaios and Lakka.
The pace of life is slow here, compared with its bustling neighbour Corfu, although the harbour bars in Gaios and Lakka are jumping when the flotilla yachts tie up On August 15, the Day of the As sumption, villagers cross to the monastery on the isle of Panayia at the entrance to Gaios harbour, well worth a visit on this rare open day.
But just 10 minutes on the regular speedboats that leave Gaios harbour will take you to Antipaxos, a virtually uninhabited island with white sands.
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It is a centre for flotilla sailing and many people live on board their yachts moored in the harbours at Gaios and Lakka, the two main towns which would be called villages anywhere else.