The island’s capital and main port is called Gaios, a charming traditional village; old houses built around a beautiful bay that is embellished by the small island of Agios Nikolaos compose a gorgeous landscape. On this small island you may see the ruins of a Venetian fortress, two small churches: Agios Nikolaos and Agios Ioannis and a lovely windmill. On Saint Mary’s day, 15th of August, you may also visit the Monastery of Panagia on the island bearing the same name as well as a charming lighthouse. Gaios with its cosmopolitan character is quite developed; it has some very nice restaurants, cafes, bars and many shops. The church of Agii Apostoli is located on the village’s square, while a typical traditional edifice dating from 1906 houses the Museum of Paxos Island, exhibiting fascinating archeological and historical but also contemporary objects. On this picturesque port you can see fishing boats, yachts, sailing boats, boats that can take you on an island tour as well as passenger liners and even a seaplane.