Naxos Glinado

Information about Glinado

Glinados Naxos: This lovely village is built on the slopes of mountainside. It is located 6 km south of Chora with a population of about 500 inhabitants. The main occupation of the locals is cattle-breeding and agriculture. Glinado is a picturesque village situated near Galanado and one of the most fertile areas in Naxos.

The village has limited accommodation options but it offers a beautiful scenery to the green field. Close by, in the region of Iria, visitors can see the sanctuary of Dionysus, an ancient monument dedicated to the god of wine, who lived on Naxos according to the Greek mythology. There are many churches in Glinado, which is also close to the popular beaches of Agios Prokopios and Agia Anna.

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How to get to Glinado

There are many different ways to get to Glinado from any location on the island.
Airport to Glinado: 5.4 km / 3.3 miles | Port to Glinado: 6 km / 3.7 miles | Chora to Glinado: 6 km / 3.7 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 Glinado 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 several buses from Chora to Glinado during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Naxos airport to Glinado: 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 Glinado.
From Naxos port to Glinado: 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 Glinado.
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.

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Reviews of Glinado, Naxos

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2 Reviews
  • alexis 16 Mar 2011
    Village of the gods
    This village is perfect. It has retained its "Greekness" and yet many foreigners have bought homes here and happily become part of the friendly community. Mina's taverna, in the village square, is one of the best on the island. The views are wonderful and the easy access to Hora and the best beaches makes it all the more attractive.
  • alexis 28 Jan 2011
    Great great restaurant
    Are you looking for some authentic experience? "Mina" is the place to go. But you have to be a meat lover as most of the menu is about meat. All products from food to vegetables comes from their own farm. So, the quality is amazing.
    The atmosphere of the restaurant is also very nice as it is located on the main square of Glinado village and it is the gathering point of inhabitants of the village.

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