NAXOS TRAVEL GUIDE
Find out everything about your holidays in Naxos Greece on our travel guide!
Discover the best things to do, exciting tours & activities, fantastic beaches, recommended hotels and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos!
Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades islands and, definitely, one of the most beautiful Greek islands! It may be a short ferry ride away from the super famous Santorini, Paros and Mykonos islands, but Naxos is relatively unknown, staying (so far) under the mainstream radar.
Actually, Naxos is a paradise on earth. Are you ready to discover it?
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Despite being relatively underrated, compared to the neighboring Greek islands, Naxos is one of the most interesting destinations in Greece! Its glorious ancient past and strong influences of the Venetians and the Franks are responsible for the abundance of ancient sites. Naxos breathes history!
Apart from its impressive monuments, though, Naxos boasts a beautiful natural landscape, as it is the greenest island of the Cyclades. Imposing mountains, green valleys, beautiful beaches, and rural villages will exalt nature lovers’ spirits!
Naxos Greece sits in the center of Cyclades islands group, in the heart of the Aegean sea. It is the biggest and the greenest island of the Cyclades, boasting a magnificent natural landscape! The island’s rich history is reflected in the many archaeological sites that embellish it. The most iconic of them -and the trademark of Naxos- is Portara, the remaining gate of an ancient temple dedicated to the Greek god Apollo.
Naxos Chora, the main town of Naxos, is a wonderful mixture of Venetian and traditional Cycladic architecture. Above the Cycladic whitewashed houses of Chora stands the imposing Venetian castle, oozing a medieval charm!
Are you a thrill-seeker? There’s a whole heap of amazing things to do in Naxos’ nature! Visit enchanting mountain villages, explore Mount Zas, test your skills in water sports such as windsurfing and kitesurfing, hike in the verdant nature… Naxos holiday is a never-ending adventure!
As for Naxos beaches, they are considered as some of the best beaches of the Cyclades islands! The coastline of Naxos is fringed with small coves, creating an array of beautiful sandy- and uncrowded- beaches with cobalt waters. Don’t leave the island before having a dip in Mikri Vigla beach, Agios Georgios beach, and Plaka beach.
Naxos island is the ultimate unpretentious summer escape! Are you ready to explore it?
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HOW TO GET TO NAXOS?
The most popular way to reach Naxos is by ferry from Athens but the island can also be reached by plane. You can also include Naxos in an island-hopping itinerary as the island is well connected with Santorini, Paros, Mykonos and more.
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