Naxos, the largest of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, welcomes visitors with its impressive variety of landscapes, cultural richness and traditional charm. The island is characterised by its breathtaking beaches, picturesque villages and historical sites.
The capital, Naxos Town (also known as Chora), is characterised by its imposing Venetian castle, narrow streets, traditional tavernas and lively atmosphere. The island is also known for its idyllic villages such as Apeiranthos and Apollonas, with their charming whitewashed houses and narrow streets.
Naxos not only offers impressive coastal landscapes, but also a rich cultural heritage. The Portara, an ancient temple portal dating back to the 6th century BC, is a landmark that towers majestically over the sea and attracts visitors. The Archaeological Museum of Naxos and the Folklore Museum offer an insight into the rich history of the island.
The beaches of Naxos are renowned for their beauty and variety. Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna and Plaka are just some of the dreamy stretches of coastline where visitors can relax and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean.
Whether exploring the history, strolling through picturesque villages or relaxing on the beautiful beaches, Naxos offers a diverse and unforgettable travelling experience.