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The first time we were in Naxos with our 3 children was 1990. We slept in our camping car and in a tend in kalandos. Now our children are 26, 25, and 22, but they always return to naxos ...
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Border tower protecting the fortress (Castro) of Sanoudos in Chora, Naxos. The wall surrounding the fortress is pentagonal and has three gates. The Glezos tower (Krispi) stands near the northwestern gate and extends in part along the western and northern side of the fortress (Castro). more ...

Naxos, 2 this beautiful Cycladic Island lies at the center of Aegean sea. It is the biggest island of the complex and distinguishes for its long-age history and fertile land. Naxos has a ground of 440 sq. km and a shore length that stretches up to 148 km.

It borders with many cycladic islands and is connected to them through frequent ferry courses.

Westwards, Naxos borders with Paros, northwards with Mykonos and Delos, southwards, southeastwards with small Cyclades islands (Heraklia, Shinoussa, Koufonissia) and eastwards with the small islands of Donoussa, Stroggili and Aghia Paraskevi.

According to mythology, Naxos is the homeland of Dionysos. It is the only cycladic island with a fertile ground, as it is blessed from the god.

The agricultural production of Naxos is great, ranging from potatoes, cheese, meat and also citrus from which the famous citrus liquer and quality wine from ancient era up to today.

A tour around the island, at the archaeological and historical monuments, will reveal you Naxos history. A history with many legends, shattering historic events, pirate invasions, catastrophes and creativity.

Naxos is a place that will stay forever in your memory. It offers a variety of options that satisfies all tastes and preferences. Take a walk at the enchanting capital or the picturesque villages. The beautiful landscapes will really impress you. The fertile valleys (Melanes, Eggares) and the hills (Za) show the beauty of Naxos countryside.

Naxos is known for its beaches. Starting from Agios Georgios next to Chora and then Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna, Plaka, Mikri Vigla, Kastraki, Pyrgaki. Some organised with umbrellas and sunbeds while others are untouched. The beaches of Naxos will enchant you with their natural beauty.

Lately Naxos became famous worldwide from the surfers that gother here to engoy the summer wind. The location of the island in the center of Cyclades archipelago makes it ideal for windsurfing and kitesurfing (Meltemia are the summer north winds that blow in the Cyclades during the day from June to August). Next to windsurfing a series of other activities began to attract more visitors to the island, as mountain Za provides something unique for the dry Cyclades. WATER!!! For more information about activities taking place on Naxos follow this link : activities in Naxos Greece.

Author: Anthi Kontosorou
Translation: Aspasia Polymerou
May 7, 2008 - Copyright Marinet Ltd

DANAKOS
The wonderful view of the village Danakos.

The wonderful view of the village Danakos. more ...


TOP HOTELS
1 - AMMOS HOTEL
2 - GALAXY HOTEL
3 - GROTTA HOTEL
4 - VILLA MARANDI
5 - ANIXIS HOTEL
6 - AGIA ANNA HOTEL
7 - DELONA VILLAS
8 - NISSAKI BEACH HOTEL
9 - CASTELLO STUDIOS
10 - BIRIKOS STUDIOS
11 - NAXOS RESORT
12 - AEGEAN PALACE
13 - AEOLIS HOTEL
14 - ANEMOMILOS HOTEL
15 - ANATOLI HOTEL
16 - ATHINA - STUDIOS AND MOUSES APARTMENTS
17 - IRENE STUDIOS
18 - NAXOS PALACE HOTEL
19 - GERONTAKIS STUDIOS
20 - NAXOS IMPERIAL RESORT & SPA
CHALKI
CHALKI

Chalki (or Chalkio among locals) is the largest village is center of the Tragea region (the main area for the olive trees and the biggest cultivation ... more ...


VILLAGES
- CHORA
- APOLLONAS
- POTAMIA
- APIRANTHOS
- CHALKI
- KORONOS
- TRIPODES - VIVLOS
- FILOTI
- KORONIDA
- SKADO
- MONI
- POTAMIA
- AGIOS ARSENIOS
- AGIDIA
- KERAMOTI
- ENGARES
- DANAKOS
- GALANADO
PYRGAKI
PYRGAKI

Pyrgaki is another beach located at a distance of 19 km from Naxos town, 17 km from the airport and 19 km from the port. ... more ...


BEACHES
- AGIA ANNA
- AGIOS GEORGIOS
- AGIOS PROKOPIOS
- PLAKA BEACH
- ORKOS
- KARADES
- MIKRI VIGLA
- ALYKO
- KASTRAKI
- MOUTSOUNA
- AYIASSOS
- PARTHENOS
- ABRAMI
- PYRGAKI
IRIA
IRIA

A sacred place of the Aegean with uninterrupted life and function from the 14th century B.C. up to our times. It is the cradle of the Ionic order of t... more ...


WORTH SEEING
- NAXOS TOWN CASTLE
- PORTARA
- IRIA
- ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM OF NAXOS
- AGIAS TOWER
- DEMETRA (DIMITRA) TEMPLE
- PANAGIA DROSIANI
- CHIMAROS TOWER
- MELANES
- PANAGIA PROTOTHRONE
- BAZEOS TOWER
- SANGRI
- AGIOS MAMAS
- KALAMITSIA
- TOWER OF BELONIA
- NAXOS PORT
- NAXOS AIRPORT
MONI
MONI

Small village to the central Naxos. In near distance we meet the temple of Virgin Mary Drosiani. The village is acquaintance for the embroidery that m... more ...

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PANORAMAS
- FRONT VIEW
- PLAKA BEACH SURROUND
- PLAKA BEACH
- PORTARA
- PORTARA WHEN THE SUN RISES
- NAXOS CHORA PORT
- SUNSET AT THE BEACH
- THE NORTH PART OF THE BEACH
- TEMPLE SURROUND
- SAINT GEORGE BEACH SURROUND
- VIEW FROM AGIOS NIKOLAOS
- VIEW SURROUND