Galini Naxos: The village of Galini is built in a fertile valley a few km north of Chora. It has about 200 inhabitants which deal mostly with agriculture. Close to Galini, there is the monastery tower of Ypsilotera, which was constructed by the Venetians in the early 17th century.
There are many different ways to get to Galini from any location on the island. Airport to Galini: 10.3 km / 6.4 miles | Port to Galini: 8 km / 4.9 miles | Chora to Galini: 8 km / 4.9 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Naxos transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 22850 25835, 0030 22850 24829 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Naxos with as little as 15 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Galini and many other places of interest in Naxos at their own pace.
Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at the port of Naxos. There are few buses from Chora to Galini. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. From Naxos airport to Galini: Note that there is no bus station at the airport and the best option is to book a car or a transfer. If you still want to use the public bus, after exiting the airport buildings, follow the road to the left, the bus station (Naxos Camp) is located 500 meters away. From Naxos Camp, visitors can take the bus route Plaka - Agia Anna > Chora (approximately every 30 minutes during summer) to Naxos central station. From there, visitors should take a bus to reach Galini. From Naxos port to Galini: The bus station is located at the port of Naxos. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Naxos should take a bus to reach Galini. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.