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The Temple of Apollo "Portara" is the first image visitors face when the ship enters the port of Naxos and is of course the trademark of Naxos island. "Portara" is a great huge marble gate, that was left of the "Temple of Apollo " who started to be built around the 6th -7th century BC and was never completed. According to mythology, Theseus abandoned his love Ariadne, after killing Minotaur in Crete. Popular place especially at sunset time.
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Apollo temple
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The Temple of Apollo "Portara" is the first image visitors face when the ship enters the port of Naxos and is of course the trademark of Naxos island. "Portara" is a great huge marble gate, that was left of the "Temple of Apollo " who started to be built around the 6th -7th century BC and was never completed. According to mythology, Theseus abandoned his love Ariadne, after killing Minotaur in Crete. Popular place especially at sunset time.
The Venetian castle and the old town dominate the harbor and the coastal road. Following the marble / stone alleys lead to the inner city of the Old Town and the Venetian Castle with the Catholic Church, the Venetian Museum and the Archaeological Museum. There are also several souvenir shops, cafes with special decorations and many restaurants
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Castle (Kastro) of Naxos
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The Venetian castle and the old town dominate the harbor and the coastal road. Following the marble / stone alleys lead to the inner city of the Old Town and the Venetian Castle with the Catholic Church, the Venetian Museum and the Archaeological Museum. There are also several souvenir shops, cafes with special decorations and many restaurants
The temple is build in the Ionic style and is dated back in 530- 520 BC. The sanctuary of Demeter and the temple of Iria are considered by the architectural point of view, as the forerunners of the Athens Parthenon. Located close to the village of Sangri in the local name area of 'Gyroula" Its one of the most famous sightseeing where each visitor can explore one of the most remarkable buildings of ancient Naxos, the Temple of Demeter.
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Temple of Demeter
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The temple is build in the Ionic style and is dated back in 530- 520 BC. The sanctuary of Demeter and the temple of Iria are considered by the architectural point of view, as the forerunners of the Athens Parthenon. Located close to the village of Sangri in the local name area of 'Gyroula" Its one of the most famous sightseeing where each visitor can explore one of the most remarkable buildings of ancient Naxos, the Temple of Demeter.
At the North side of Naxos island nearby to seaside village of Apollonas, any visitor will encounter one of the most important archeological findings of Naxos and of whole Greece, the Kouros of Apollonas. It is a male, unfinished statue of 10,45 m hight, lying on the ground, as it was never detached from it. The Kouros dates to the early 6th century BC and depicts God Dionysus or God Apollon.
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Apollonas Kouros
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At the North side of Naxos island nearby to seaside village of Apollonas, any visitor will encounter one of the most important archeological findings of Naxos and of whole Greece, the Kouros of Apollonas. It is a male, unfinished statue of 10,45 m hight, lying on the ground, as it was never detached from it. The Kouros dates to the early 6th century BC and depicts God Dionysus or God Apollon.
Not so far from Naxos Town (chora ),near the village Melanes, at the area Flerio, located the second Kouros of the island. The statue is unfinished and is lying on the ground, just like the craftsmen of the region abandoned it. The length reaches 6,4 m and is dated around the 7th century, An ideal directions for bike lovers, as the amazing enviroment provides for unforgetable Bikking Tours.
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Kouros at Melanes
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Not so far from Naxos Town (chora ),near the village Melanes, at the area Flerio, located the second Kouros of the island. The statue is unfinished and is lying on the ground, just like the craftsmen of the region abandoned it. The length reaches 6,4 m and is dated around the 7th century, An ideal directions for bike lovers, as the amazing enviroment provides for unforgetable Bikking Tours.
Few meters from Sangri Village, on the way to Damalas Village approximately 12km from Naxos town, located the Bazeos Tower. It was built in 1600 BC and originally functioned as a monastery of the Holy Cross, until the early 19th century. After 1830, it came into possession of the newly established Greek state. In the late 19th century, the Greek government sold the tower to Bazeos family. Now it is used as a place for cultural activities.
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Bazeos Tower
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Few meters from Sangri Village, on the way to Damalas Village approximately 12km from Naxos town, located the Bazeos Tower. It was built in 1600 BC and originally functioned as a monastery of the Holy Cross, until the early 19th century. After 1830, it came into possession of the newly established Greek state. In the late 19th century, the Greek government sold the tower to Bazeos family. Now it is used as a place for cultural activities.
After the gate of Portara, another landmark of Naxos is the Tower of Chimarou. It is located on the southest of Naxos, between Mount Zas and the kalandos beach, on a hill which shows the strategic position of the tower. The impressive defensive structure of the 4th century is built with double walls, made of local marble. Its plan is circular while the outer side is carefully built with large rectangular plates, which demonstrate the high quality of ancient stone carving. On the south side of the tower we find its entrance, while the only window is at a height of 10 meters. Inside the tower there are 3 levels which are connected by a marble staircase.
Πύργος Χειμάρρου
After the gate of Portara, another landmark of Naxos is the Tower of Chimarou. It is located on the southest of Naxos, between Mount Zas and the kalandos beach, on a hill which shows the strategic position of the tower. The impressive defensive structure of the 4th century is built with double walls, made of local marble. Its plan is circular while the outer side is carefully built with large rectangular plates, which demonstrate the high quality of ancient stone carving. On the south side of the tower we find its entrance, while the only window is at a height of 10 meters. Inside the tower there are 3 levels which are connected by a marble staircase.
Few kilometers before the Northest place of Naxos, Apollon sea side village, at the local name "Agia" located the Tower of Agia's. Estimated that the imposing tower was built during the 17th century and is an architectural example of the post-Byzantine era. The amazing location with a panoramic view, make the sight- seeing uniqe.
Agia Tower
Few kilometers before the Northest place of Naxos, Apollon sea side village, at the local name "Agia" located the Tower of Agia's. Estimated that the imposing tower was built during the 17th century and is an architectural example of the post-Byzantine era. The amazing location with a panoramic view, make the sight- seeing uniqe.
Church and Monasteries
The church of Panagia Drosiani is located between the Tragea area and the village Moni. The cluster of temples of Drosiani, was built in the 6th century and is one of the most important early Christian churches. According to archaeologists it features the best preserved murals with the oldest one dating back to the 7th century and reaching up to the 14th century. The most famous of these is a double play on the dome of the church showing Christ at an early age, almost without a mustache and then as an adult man.
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Panagia Drosiani
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The church of Panagia Drosiani is located between the Tragea area and the village Moni. The cluster of temples of Drosiani, was built in the 6th century and is one of the most important early Christian churches. According to archaeologists it features the best preserved murals with the oldest one dating back to the 7th century and reaching up to the 14th century. The most famous of these is a double play on the dome of the church showing Christ at an early age, almost without a mustache and then as an adult man.
North of the village Danakos and after following a small dirt path you will find the monastery of Fotodotis Christ. The monastery has the typical architecture of fortification. Numerous paintings and sculptures adorn the interior of the church, which is divided into three sections with three altar table, one for each aisle.
Monastery Fotodoti
North of the village Danakos and after following a small dirt path you will find the monastery of Fotodotis Christ. The monastery has the typical architecture of fortification. Numerous paintings and sculptures adorn the interior of the church, which is divided into three sections with three altar table, one for each aisle.
Villages
Filoti is the biggest village and with the most residents on the island after Naxos town. The village is well developed both socially, touristically and is a perfect destination for a tour with a variety of restaurants, cafes, folk art shops. In the big village square, the old plane tree stands impressive, offering its shade to every visitor. Various paths spread out amphitheatrically from the square, waiting to be explored.
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Filoti
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Filoti is the biggest village and with the most residents on the island after Naxos town. The village is well developed both socially, touristically and is a perfect destination for a tour with a variety of restaurants, cafes, folk art shops. In the big village square, the old plane tree stands impressive, offering its shade to every visitor. Various paths spread out amphitheatrically from the square, waiting to be explored.
Apiranthos is perhaps the most authentic village in Naxos and one of the most beautiful places of the Aegean. Apiranthos is nowdays the spiritual center of the island and has a rich tradition and culture. Apart from the archaeological museum, visitors can enjoy the geological museum with rare exhibits, the Folk museum and the museum of Natural History with many plants ad mammal skeletons, as well as beautiful aquarium.
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Apeiranthos
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Apiranthos is perhaps the most authentic village in Naxos and one of the most beautiful places of the Aegean. Apiranthos is nowdays the spiritual center of the island and has a rich tradition and culture. Apart from the archaeological museum, visitors can enjoy the geological museum with rare exhibits, the Folk museum and the museum of Natural History with many plants ad mammal skeletons, as well as beautiful aquarium.
Koronos is a mountain village, 35km from the Naxos town, It has been built according to cycladic architecture style. Situated at an altitude full of olives. It’s a purely agricultural village with few tourist facilities but great architectural interest and nice quiality of food, each visitor have to taste it.
Koronós
Koronos is a mountain village, 35km from the Naxos town, It has been built according to cycladic architecture style. Situated at an altitude full of olives. It’s a purely agricultural village with few tourist facilities but great architectural interest and nice quiality of food, each visitor have to taste it.
Eggares, located in west Naxos, 6.8 kilometers north of Naxos Town and just after the village Galini. A Lowland Village with a lot olive trees in the surounding area. it is worth a sort stop in the Olive Press Meseum.
Eggares
Eggares, located in west Naxos, 6.8 kilometers north of Naxos Town and just after the village Galini. A Lowland Village with a lot olive trees in the surounding area. it is worth a sort stop in the Olive Press Meseum.
The capital of Naxos is called Chora or Naxos town. It is one of the most picturesque towns of the Cycladic islands and of course the most popular tourist destination for Naxos. It’s about the main Port of Naxos and the first place which someone meet when arrive to Naxos. Consist of different areas, like Palatia The impressive Stroll through the narrow streets, discover the Venetian mansions with their coats of arms and search for the Trade School where the famous write Kazantzakis studies and which today houses the Archaeological Museum of Naxos.
Naxos, Chora
The capital of Naxos is called Chora or Naxos town. It is one of the most picturesque towns of the Cycladic islands and of course the most popular tourist destination for Naxos. It’s about the main Port of Naxos and the first place which someone meet when arrive to Naxos. Consist of different areas, like Palatia The impressive Stroll through the narrow streets, discover the Venetian mansions with their coats of arms and search for the Trade School where the famous write Kazantzakis studies and which today houses the Archaeological Museum of Naxos.
Halki is located in the basin of Tragaia, just 14km from Naxos town. It is a very picturesque village with neoclassical houses and lots of plants. Halki has been for many years a brilliant social, economic, religious and cultural center.
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Chalkio
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Halki is located in the basin of Tragaia, just 14km from Naxos town. It is a very picturesque village with neoclassical houses and lots of plants. Halki has been for many years a brilliant social, economic, religious and cultural center.
Beaches
You will definitely have heard of this beach, as it is one of the best in Greece and in Europe. It is located 5 km from Naxos town at a sheltered location with white sand and a length of 1,5 km. It is well organized and offers its visitors many opportunities and facilities for sunbathing and water sports of all kinds. Here you will enjoy the natural beauty in all its glory. On the edge of the coast you will find the church of Agios Prokopios. Behind the dunes lies a village with hotels, cafes and bars.
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Agios Prokopios Beach
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You will definitely have heard of this beach, as it is one of the best in Greece and in Europe. It is located 5 km from Naxos town at a sheltered location with white sand and a length of 1,5 km. It is well organized and offers its visitors many opportunities and facilities for sunbathing and water sports of all kinds. Here you will enjoy the natural beauty in all its glory. On the edge of the coast you will find the church of Agios Prokopios. Behind the dunes lies a village with hotels, cafes and bars.
One of the most famous beach in Naxos island, the sorter in Naxos Town and the Port of Naxos, really well organised with plenty facilities, like restaurands, caffe, pasrty shops e.t.c Preferable for families and romanting walks at the sunset time where visitors can walk, touching the water of the sea.
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Agios Georgios Beach
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One of the most famous beach in Naxos island, the sorter in Naxos Town and the Port of Naxos, really well organised with plenty facilities, like restaurands, caffe, pasrty shops e.t.c Preferable for families and romanting walks at the sunset time where visitors can walk, touching the water of the sea.
The beach of Agia Anna is the continuation of Agios Prokopios and is one of the famous of Naxos. It has fine sand, clear and turquoise waters and rare cedar forest that grows in its hot sand. A fishing retreat on the edge of the beach is added to the landscape and there you can find, early in the morning, fresh fish in the boats.
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Agia Anna
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The beach of Agia Anna is the continuation of Agios Prokopios and is one of the famous of Naxos. It has fine sand, clear and turquoise waters and rare cedar forest that grows in its hot sand. A fishing retreat on the edge of the beach is added to the landscape and there you can find, early in the morning, fresh fish in the boats.

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Town Tour is easiest by foot, Island tour think for a car!!
Naxos Town provide a lot of interests, and most of them located nearby, a walking tour in Naxos Town can be really relaxable with no worries. A day tour around to the island based to your preferences would be ideal a rental car,
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Sunset time in Apollo Temple "Portara" & Old Town!!.
One of the most famous sight - seeing in Naxos, and especialy in Town of the island, is the Apollo Temple "Portara" where in the evening " sunset time" sun pass through the gate, a strange happen, which attract hundrens of lovers who want to enjoyed the lovely romantic moment. In conteniously, a tour in the old Town and the castle via the tranditional corridors can be unique.