Gargaliani is a little town of 10 000 inhabitants located on a hill, with a spectacular view on the olive tree valley, the sea and the island Proti. It has a large and always lively square with cafes and taverns and turn of the century mostly unspoiled Neoclassical architecture. There are no hotels in Gargalianoi as the main occupations of the local community, besides basic services and commerce, is olive tree and vineyards cultivation. The closest accommodations to Gargalianoi are around the area of Dialiskari and Marathopolis. There are lots of beaches nearby such as Marathopolis, Barlas, Vromoneri, Agia Sotira, Mati-Chrysi Akti (Golden Coast) and Lagouvardos.