Naxos Villages

Among the prettiest villages of Cyclades, Chora has maintained its Venetian architecture, with the elegant towers and the paved streets. In 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.
After you have seen the best Naxos villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Naxos.

Let us plan the trip of your dreams!
Book online with us your ferry tickets, car rentals, tours, hotels and more, easily!

Guide to 21 villages

Discover our guide to 21 Naxos villages. They are all presented with a 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.

list-item-title image

Town

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Apiranthos

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Halki

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Filoti

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Potamia

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Koronos

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Apollonas

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Sangri

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Melanes

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Agia Anna Village

View on map
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.
list-item-title image

Moutsouna

View on map
Location: 37 km east of Chora
Description: Moutsouna is a small fishing village on the eastern side of the island. The region is secluded and provides nice spots for total privacy.
list-item-title image

Agios Arsenios

View on map
Location: 7 km from Chora
Description: Agios Arsenios is a small village with beautiful churches around it. It is located very close to Chora, the capital of Naxos.
list-item-title image

Egares

View on map
Location: 8 km north east of Chora
Description: Egares is a small village surrounded by much greenery and many Venetian mansions. In one of these mansions, the famous novelist Nikos Kazantzakis was hosted for one year by a friend.
list-item-title image

Galini

View on map
Location: 7 km north east of Chora
Description: Galini is a small village close to Chora, in the middle of a fertile valley. The monastery tower of Ipsilotera can be visited close to the village.
list-item-title image

Glinado

View on map
Location: 5 km south east of Chora
Description: Glinado is a small village in proximity to Chora Naxos. Close to Glinado, there is the ancient sanctuary of Dionysus.
list-item-title image

Keramoti

View on map
Location: 25 km north east of Naxos Town
Description: The village of Keramoti is located right in the centre of Naxos. This village keeps intact its traditional character and has stayed away from tourism. The surrounding region is good for hiking.
list-item-title image

Kinidaros

View on map
Location: 24 km east of Chora
Description: Kinidaros is a small mountainous village surrounded by much greenery. The ancient marble mines are found close to Kinidaros.
list-item-title image

Kourounochori

View on map
Location: 8 km east of Chora
Description: Many trekking paths pass through Kourounochori, this small mountainous village close to Chora.
list-item-title image

Moni

View on map
Location: 20 km east of Chora
Description: Moni is a small village surrounded by lush greenery and high mountains. The church of Panagia Drossiani is closeby.
list-item-title image

Skado

View on map
Location: 34 km from Naxos Town
Description: Skado is one of the smallest village of Naxos, located on the north eastern side of the island and surrounded by wild natural beauty.
list-item-title image

Tripodes

View on map
Location: 8 km south east of Chora
Description: The small village of Tripodes, also known as Vivlos, distinguish for their old windmills and their natural beauty.

Our Travel Services in Naxos

Explore our travel services & make the most out of your Naxos holidays!

Do you Need a Free Travel Quote?

Our team of experienced travel specialists can organize your unforgettable vacation in Greece!

Please send us a request and we will rapidly answer you with a free quote!

Who is Greeka (Licence No: PK-01-7031)
Read Reviews (1133)