Castle walking tour and sunset at the Portara

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Duration: 2.5 hours
Depart: Naxos > Naxos Town
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General Description

This laid-back three-hour walking tour takes participants through the most beautiful parts of Naxos’ Old Town and its castle while simultaneously familiarizing them with the island’s culture and history, both ancient and contemporary. It is the perfect opportunity to spend a relaxing and fun, yet educational evening in the heart of Naxos.

The tour takes place in the island’s Old Town, where participants have the chance to wander around the Venetian castle that is inhabited to this day, as well as its old market that spreads through narrow, picturesque alleyways that showcase the Cycladic architecture. Visitors can learn about the customs and traditions that have been preserved and the daily life of the town’s inhabitants. In addition, they have the opportunity to discover an array of unique shops, restaurants and bars.
The final stop of the tour is Portara, the most famous attraction on the island. It is one of the best places to admire a breathtaking sunset and magnificent views of the Aegean Sea.

The tour is led by an experienced guide who provides guests with fun and interesting information, not only regarding the tour but the whole of Naxos. It can be highly personalized and modified according to each group’s preferences.
It is easy to follow and is suitable for all ages. It is advised that participants wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Castle walking tour and sunset at the Portara