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Vacation on Naxos beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Guests of island of Naxos have over 20 charming beaches to choose from. Some of coast places are well known far beyond the country; picturesque Agios Prokopios beach is one of them. It’s reasonably considered one of the most picturesque beaches of Europe. The beach is over two kilometers long with fine snow-white sand creating amazing contrast with sky blue water. With its excellent equipment, Agios Prokopios is a very good choice for comfortable long-term vacation. It’s well protected from strong winds; high waves are rare there as well. A huge number of visitors is the only drawback of Agios Prokopios.
The cuisine of this picturesque Greek island fully complies with national traditions. However, foreign guests are offered some exquisite treats in local restaurants only. Naxos is famous for … Open
Those preferring to spend time in solitary atmosphere should pay attention to Plaka beach. This pretty large beach with decent equipment is a good fit for swimming and unhurried walks. Plaka beach is never too crowded; it provides an excellent opportunity to rest in calm ambience and enjoy amazing seascapes. The busiest beach on the island is Agios Georgios situated just a few minutes away from the capital’s downtown. If you plan to go there, it's worth to do that early in the morning to reserve a vacant place on the beach. Agios Georgios is a very beautiful place and shallow sea bed makes it very popular among families with children. There's also a nice selection of restaurants and gift shops along the coastline.
Mikri Vigla is probably one of the most scenic and attractive parts of island coastline. It has being popular among surfing fans for many years. This picturesque beach is divided in two with rock ledge, but both parts are equally good for surfing. Popular Agia Anna may be a good choice for nature lovers. The beach is surrounded with cedar thickets creating excellent environment for beach leisure and hiking. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The rich history of Naxos is embodied in a huge number of attractions, including ancient temples and Venetian fortress built by the Byzantines and many museums that tell visitors about the … Open
Among undeveloped beaches, Apollonas located in the village with the same name is notable. This small part of coast doesn't have much to offer in terms of equipment or entertainment places, but it's an excellent example of nature's beauty untouched by human hand. There's also an opportunity to make vacations even more amazing by learning one of the popular local crafts, fishing. Locals willingly provide all necessary equipment to tourists.
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Nature and parks of Greece for active vacation

Samaria Gorge is the largest in Europe; its length is about 18 kilometers. It is located on the island of Crete that is one of the most picturesque islands in the country. There is the national park of the same name. The gorge was inhabited since ancient times. You can still find the ruins of the temples of Apollo and Artemis; in the 4th century BC, it housed the city of Tarra. The park has a rich flora and fauna. The forest is inhabited by a rare Kri-Kri goat, which can be found only in the mountains of Crete. Among the animals in the park, you can meet badgers, wild cat, marten, and various birds. … Open
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Iceland Wants to Open Its Doors for Vaccinated Tourists

Initially, only tourists coming from the EU/EEA area were eligible for simple entry to Iceland without any testing or quarantine. However, everyone can apply today and provide proof of vaccination. Note that the vaccine must be certified by the European Medical Agency. Full requirements can be found in the guidance provided by the Chief Epidemiologist of Iceland. If the vaccine is validated by the WHO (World Health Organization), this international certificate (the International Certificate of Vaccination or the Carte Jaune/Yellow Card) is also accepted by Iceland’s government. Read this

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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Naxos

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Naxos for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Naxos.
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