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Quick Tour


Naxos is a popular tourist destination, with several easily accessible ruins. It has a number of beautiful beaches, such as those at Agia Anna, Agios Prokopios, Alikos, Kastraki, Mikri Vigla, Plaka, and Saint George (Agios Georgios), most of them near Naxos Town(Hora). Kilometres of white sand beaches that are the best in the Cyclades. But

Galini & Eggares


Galini is 5 kilometres away north of Naxos Town and it is a traditional and quiet and peaceful village, in the verdant Galini Valley. The area is surrounded by orchards and farms and the beach (Amitis beach) is only 1500 metres away from the village. In the village are a few taverns and there is

Sangri


Sagri (11 Km from Naxos Town) with its ancient monuments, Byzantine Churches, Venetian castles is one of the interesting places in Naxos Island. The plethora of old Byzantine churches and Monasteries in the area are reminiscent of the famous Byzantine area of Mystra. The village itself with the beautiful island houses, quaint cobblestone alleys’s old

Filoti & Halki


Filoti is a nice village, 19 kilometres from Naxos Town and it is settled well up on the flank of Zas mountain and it is surrounded by olive groves. There are quite a few cafes and taverns, many of them been shaded by a massive plane tree. Halki or Tragea (16 Km from Naxos Town)

Maniland Naxos

Mainland Naxos


Naxos Island has over 40 villages to visit and most of them have their own distinct character and style. Most of the Naxos villages are in the middle and the north of the island. Apeiranthos is a pretty village on the slops of Mount Zas, Koronos is a stepped village and one of the most