Greece

Naxos

  • About

    Naxos is the largest and greenest island in the Cyclades.
    At Naxos there are mountains and deep valleys and inside the island it is green and leafy with olives and citrus trees. The beaches are beautiful, white and long where cedar trees also grow.
    If you get tired of the sun, swimming and night life, there are ancient relics from ancient times to visit. Naxos is an island that fits everyone.
    The capital is called Naxos town or Chora and most of the tourism is concentrated there. It is quite exploited in Chora but you can find a little more Greek everyday life if you go away a bit.
    Since naxos has the most for all types of visitors, the island is very popular. Naxos satisfies most people's wishes for a successful holiday.

  • Travel information

    You can travel to Naxos with a charter company.
    Either a complete trip with accommodation or an air chair and then book accommodation separately.
    You fly to Santorini and from there you take a boat to Naxos which takes about 2 hours.

    You can also fly scheduled flight to Santorini or  Athens and from there you take a boat to Naxos.

  • Sights

    Temple of Demeter
    Temple dating from the 600s BC and located in the middle of the island. The temple was partially destroyed in the 7th century AD and then fell apart but between 1976 and 1995 excavations were made and then it was decided that it would be preserved.
    Kouros
    Kouros means young man and is a standing statue from the archaic era (650-480 BC) depicts a young naked man. The statue representing Dionysus and located above Apollonas is 2500 years old.
     Portara
    A spoil from an Apollon temple that has become a symbol of Naxos. The temple began to be built 500 BC and would be huge according to plans but was not built clearly. From here you can see the most beautiful sunset you can imagine. Do not miss it.
    Vallindra's Kitron distillery
    Liquor drink made from the leaves of the kitron tree which is a citrus tree. The distillery has been in Chalki since 1862 and is still owned by the same family in the fourth generation.

  • Map

     

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