Naxos island .has a beautiful natural landscape, as it is one of the greenest of Cyclades. Imposing mountains, green valleys, beautiful beaches, and rural villages will exalt every nature lover’s spirit!
Beaches in Naxos are different from those in other Cycladic islands due to their characteristic length .
Amazing beaches with soft fine sand and crystal blue waters with the most charming ones on the western side of the island, which is also the most touristic developed part. On the other hand, the eastern beaches are more wild and pristine for those seeking more isolation. Naxos is full of interesting sites such as Ancient ruins ,Museums, Churches, Castles and picturesque traditional villages.
Portara is the trademark of Naxos. It is the first sight of the island that the eye catches as the ferry approaches the port. It comprised the doorway of a massive temple that would be dedicated to Apollo.
In the city of Naxos walk around «The Castle» (Kastro) .Ιt is the part of the old Venetian Town of Naxos. Along with the Tower of Glezos, it served as a protective shield to the impregnable fortress of Sanudo in Chora.It was built under the supervision of Marco Sanudo (the Venetian conqueror after whom it was named), who came along with the establishment of Frankish sovereignty over the Aegean Sea in 1207.
In the narrow streets around the Castle you can find bars and little restaurants where you can enjoy music coffee or drink .
From day one of your holiday in Naxos we are sure you will fall in love with the culinary tradition and the tasteful products of island.
Naxos is a very fertile land and maintains a thriving agricultural economy, producing some of the most famous and delicious, cheese varieties .
Before you leave you have definitely taste local liquor Kitro of Naxos which is a Greek liqueur made of the leaves of the citron trees.