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Apiranthos, the highest village of the Cyclades
Chora, the main village of Naxos
The beautiful village of Halki
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.
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Discover our guide to 20 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.
Location: On the northwestern side of the island
Description: Also called Chora, Naxos Town is the capital and main village and harbour of the island. With a lovely waterfront and elegant Venetian architecture, it considered as one of the most beautiful Cycladic villages.
Location: 28 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.
Location: 36 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.
Location: 6 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.
Location: 8.5 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.
Location: 8 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.
Location: 6 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.
Location: 15 km east of Chora
Description: Kinidaros is a small mountainous village surrounded by much greenery. The ancient marble mines are found close to Kinidaros.
Location: 18.6 km east of Chora
Description: Moni is a small village surrounded by lush greenery and high mountains. The church of Panagia Drossiani is closeby.
Location: 29 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.
Location: 7 km south east of Chora
Description: The small village of Tripodes, also known as Vivlos, distinguish for their old windmills and their natural beauty.