Naxos Villages

Naxos villages

Among the prettiest villages of the Cyclades, Chora has maintained its Venetian architecture, with the elegant towers and the paved streets. On the island of Naxos, small beautiful villages dot the mountainsides, including Apiranthos, Sangri, Halki, and Koronos.
Many hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 21 villages

Discover our guide to 21 Naxos villages. They are all presented with detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Naxos. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Location: On the north western side of the island
Description: Also called Chora, Naxos Town is the capital and main harbour of the island. With a lovely waterfront and elegant Venetian architecture, it considered as one of the most beautiful Cycladic villages.

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Location: 26 km east of Chora
Description: Apiranthos is a beautiful, mountainous village in the centre of Naxos. Surrounded by lush greenery and keeping its elegant architectural style, Apiranthos is still untouched by tourism.

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Location: 16 km south east of Chora
Description: Halki is a lovely, traditional village in the centre of Naxos. It used to be the old capital of the island and has maintained its Venetian style.

    1 reviews   94 photos   

Location: 18 km south east of Chora
Description: Filoti is situated on quite a steep hill and the main street is lined by picturesque cafes and restaurants. The surrounded nature is gorgeous with green and mountainside views.

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Location: 9 km south east of Chora
Description: Potamia is a village famous for the production of fruits. It is close to Medieval towers, old mills and running water.

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Location: 30 km north east of Chora
Description: Koronos is a traditional village built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a hill. It has houses of exceptional architecture, a picturesque square, paved streets and many arches that create a romantic atmosphere.

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Location: 35 km north west of Chora
Description: This is a charming fishing village with a couple of great fish taverns and a sandy beach. An ancient statue of Kouros is found close to Apollonas.

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Location: 12 km south east of Chora
Description: Sangri is a mountainous village famous for its Byzantine monasteries, the Venetian towers and the ancient temple of Demeter that is found closeby.

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Location: 8 km east of Chora
Description: Melanes is a small village surrounded by a green valley. A giant statue of Kouros has been found in the area and it stands there since the ancient times.

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Location: 7 km south east of Chora
Description: Agia Anna is a small fishing village in western Naxos with a lovely beach and many tourist facilities. The small port is lined up with delicious taverns and cafeterias.

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