Walking Tours

WALKING TOURS

SUNSET CITY WALK

HIKING ON NAXOS ISLAND

SUNSET CITY WALK

Type : joined ,private or groups

Duration: Approximately 2-3 hours

Days: Every day on demand

Starting time   2h30min prior to sunset, according to the season

Languages: Guided in Greek, English

Description:

A walk through time experiencing life of another era ,an unforgettable experience from Naxos island which is much more than beaches and relaxing by the seashore….We enter the Venetian castle from the South Gate (Paraporti) and walk on the colourful flowery alleys ,admiring architectural constructions from another era and getting into a medieval atmosphere which still echoes the past. We walk by Ursuline nuns closter and School,enter “1739” café, located at the terrace of the Ursuline nuns’ dormitories, to enjoy the most spectacular view of Naxos town and the whereabouts. Then we walk to the Catholic Cathedral and to the East Gate. Through the maze of the narrow,characteristic alleys we end up at the North Gate “ Trani Porta” and then all streets lead to the port of Naxos and you feel you have become a piece of Naxian history. We stroll at the Old Market place, an inviting area filled with souvenir,art shops and much more. A perfect place to take photos! When we get to the main seafront we have a break tasting Citron liquor ,the famous unique Naxian drink and last but not least stop , Portara ,Naxos’ landmark,where apart from getting amazed by the size and grandeur and the history you enjoy a magnificent sunset ,as well.  

HIKING ON NAXOS ISLAND

Type : joined ,private or groups

Duration: depends on the selected trail

Days: Every day on demand

Starting time   usually early in the morning 08.30-09.00 in Summer time

Languages: Guided in Greek, English,German and Italian

Description:

For the adventurers among you, there are a handful of village tours to consider during your holiday in Naxos. The seven villages Naxos walking tour is the most comprehensive village tour you can take in Naxos. To cover 7 villages, you’ll have to walk between 4 and 5 hours, but do not be hindered, there are plenty of stops and the walking will work up your appetite. Your tour begins at Kurunochori to Miloi village, passing by Kouros the greek statue at Flerio and the second one at Faraghi close to Ano- Mesi- Kato Potamia. You will traverse through a stream and walk through olive groves in order to visit the winery and a hidden jesuit monastery in Kalamitsia before taking a well deserved break for a traditional meal in a taverna in Melanes Return to Naxos town and call it a day well spent! However ,there are so many options as well. Here is a list of the most popular ones,addressed not only to experienced hikers but mainly to simple people who love nature ,meeting people and getting acquainted with the local culture. So here we go ,along with a local hiking guide of course ,to:

  • Apiranthos – Agia Kiriaki
  • Keramoti -Rutsuna waterfalls
  • Kinidaros (riverbed) -Eggares
  • Koronos -Lionas bay
  • Moni-Kaloxylos-Halki-Potamia

Go ahead and take your pick!

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