Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Naxos1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Naxos with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Naxos areaThis Naxos map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Naxos and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryIf you want to control your journey by yourself, you can rent a car or a motorcycle. Roads in major cities are quite nice, but in the suburbs, the prime coat predominates. With a rented car, you can also travel by ferry. The cost of paying for such a transportation is extremely high; it’s at least 80 euros. Carrying a motorcycle will cost as much as a passenger ticket. It is also possible to rent a bicycle. However, not everyone will be able to move around a city, as the relief of Greece is very hilly. Moreover, there are no dedicated bike lanes. Although, car drivers are quite respectful of the two-wheeled members of the road traffic. … Open
Nature and parks of GreeceSamaria 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
Photogallery of Naxos sights
Our guide to Naxos
Advices for travellers
2. The only form of public transport on the island is bus; you can easily travel between major cities and towns. The main bus station is located on the waterfront of Chora, where you can specify the bus schedule and other important information. 3. Tourists who plan to travel a lot around the island would find it convenient to rent a car. An international driver's license and a credit card for collateral would be … 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 … Open
Travel guide to Naxos
Travelers who want to visit Naxos in June have an opportunity to visit the historical festival that is held in the Batheros Palace. It is dedicated to the national culture and traditions. Exciting performances, sports competitions and themed excursions are organized in the fortress. This festival is one of the longest holidays here. It lasts for several weeks and ends in August. Right after it, the music festival … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The fertile soil of the island is ideal for cultivation of vineyards; excellent wine is produced there. However, the most popular local drink is sweet liqueur Kitri Naxos, which is made of lemon leaves extracts. Liquor has a rich sweet taste perfectly complemented by the citrus freshness. Most attractive restaurants are concentrated in the capital of the island, Chora. There you can find not only local dining … Open
Attractions and active leisure
The island strikes with an abundance of natural attractions; some specific places are chosen by photographers. Among such places is the fortress of Castro, next to which there are excellent viewing platforms. Latest provide an unforgettable panoramic view of the harbor; you won't find a better place for taking pictures. Shoppers should definitely visit colorful markets of Chora, as a selection of items is simply … Open
Top hotels with reviews
Finikas beach hotel located at Alyko Beach area is a good choice for nature explorers. The hotel is situated next to the shore; it is surrounded with the magnificent tropical garden occupying territory of over 4,000 square meters. There is a healthcare center with original Turkish bath and jacuzzi. Sports fans will find a fitness center there. Lots of shops, restaurants and other points of interest are situated near … Open