Naxos Things to do

Naxos Things to do
Guide to things to do in Naxos island

Although this is a calm family island, things to do in Naxos are many. Naxos is an amazing island for windsurfing and kite surfing, especially in the beaches of Mikri Vigla, Plaka, Laguna and generally all the other beaches on the western side of the island. Many windsurfing centres are found there, renting the necessary equipment and offering courses for all ages.

Another popular activity in Naxos island is diving. The sea around Naxos is rich in reefs and wrecks. In fact, there is the wreck of a Beaufighter torpedo bomber, a German seaplane and other more recent wrecks. Apart from courses, the diving centres in Naxos offer trips to interesting spots.

Over the last years, few horse riding centres have opened in Naxos and offer sunset riding trips and also trips to the countryside. The inland of Naxos is crossed by many signposted footpaths, making hiking and mountain biking very popular. These footpaths lead to Venetian towers, old churches, ancient sights, mountainous villages and secluded beaches.

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Naxos diving
Scuba diving is very popular in Naxos due to the many wrecks, sea caves and reefs.
Naxos windsurfing and kitesurfing
Windsurfing and kite are very popular in Naxos, one of the best Greek islands for these sports.
Naxos watersports
Some beaches in Naxos are organized and have few watersports centers.
Naxos riding
Naxos is a nice island for horse riding across the countryside and along the coastline.
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