Vathy’s attractions include the Ano Vathy old quarter (inland 1km via Sofouli), relaxing municipal gardens, Roditzes and Gagos Beaches, a first-rate archaeological museum and the splendid church of Agios Spyridonas. About 15km east of Vathy is one of the island’s best and least crowded beaches, at the fishing hamlet of Agia Paraskevi.