Naxos Filoti

Information about Filoti

Filoti Naxos: The Tragea region is famous for its olive groves and little Byzantine churches and they are very much in evidence in the village of Filoti.
Filoti is situated 18 km from the capital of Naxos, in a beautiful verdant valley near the mountain of Zas.

The village is situated on quite a steep hill and the main street contains the main life in terms of cafe and restaurants. It is a traditional Cycladic village built amphitheatrically on the slopes of the mountain with whitewashed flat roofed houses and narrow flowered streets. Local people use this flat topped houses as balconies.

Filoti has a superb little main paved square surrounded by picturesque cafes and taverns, shadowed by a huge and majestic plane tree. Churches are plenty and they are worth exploring if the doors are open.

How to get to Filoti

Things To See And Do In Filoti

Map Of Filoti, Naxos

Reviews of Filoti, Naxos

1 Review
  • Jans 18 Jan 2007
    Small and Sweet
    Nationality: Swedish
    -How did you get to Filoti village in Naxos: By scooter/motorbike
    -Where is your accommodation located: Naxos town
    -How much time did it take you to reach the village: 1 hour
    -What are the conditions of the roads that take you to the village: Ok, sometimes very bumpy
    -Did you enjoy the trip to Filoti village in Naxos: Very nice, a lot to see on the way here
    -In order to get to the village were there enough signs in order to find it: I used a map
    -Why did you choose this particular village in Naxos: Saw it on the map, on the way to Agia Marina
    -How would you describe the village in Naxos: Picturesque. A few tavernas, a perfect place to have a bit t eat, nice friendly people
    -Can everything, one might need, be found in the village: Yes, everything seem to be here
    - Favorite thing about the village: Small and sweet, nice tavernas and good selection of food
    - Is there anything that you don’t like about the village or things that should be done by the authorities to improve it or is something missing: No
    - Any recommendations/tips for future visitors: You must go!!
    - Other recommends villages? Not yet, all places seem nice so far