The main town will enchant you with its architectural Cycladic-Venetian diversity, the spectacular views and the buzzy nightlife. Points of interest: The medieval castle with its towers, the archaeological museum, the picturesque narrow alleys, the sunset towards the emblematic 6th-century BC "Portara" gate.
The beach menu is majestically overwhelming. Starting from Plaka, you can explore some of our favourites, like Agios Prokopis, Agia Anna, Kastraki, Mikri Vigla, Pyrgaki, Aliko, Hawaii. From cosmopolitan to peaceful, we can guide you to your dream beach.
You can wander from village to village and live your authentic, postcard-perfect Cycladic fairytale. Filoti will welcome you in the shade of its plane tree at the central square, Apiranthos with its amazing stonework, Halki with its Byzantine churches and Sagri with its whitewashed alleys and the evocative temple of Demeter.
THE CULINARY BLISS
You'll never forget the local delicacies of Naxos and the many picturesque tavernas by the sea, or in every other paved alley and village square. The signature local products are raved by all Greeks with the two most famous Naxian goods being the 'graviera' PDO cheese and the local potato.
The history & art connoisseur has a lot to discover. Some highlights: The spectacular "Fotodotis Christ'' tower-monastery (fragments of non-iconographic hagiographies date the construction back to the Iconoclasm). The impressive 11-meter tall 'Kouros' statue (unfinished since the 7th-century BC). The marble temple of Demeter, from around 530 BC (one of the first Ionic temples). The emblematic 6th-century BC "Portara" gate.
The local microclimate of the Cyclades is ideal for the extreme water sport enthusiast. Depending on the facilities of each beach, Naxos has the widest range of choices: Windsurfing, kitesurfing, wakeboarding, skiing, jet skiing, sup, diving, wakeboarding, you name it. Of course, other activities are also available, like hiking, yoga, horse-riding etc.