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Why Visit Naxos?

Naxos is situated in the Cyclades group of Greek islands. It is the largest island of the group, however tourism is mainly found along the stretches of white sand beaches on the west coast. Naxos is a very unheard-of compared to its famous neighbouring islands, nonetheless as beautiful and well worth a visit!

Naxos is the perfect alternative to the busier more well-known islands, if you are looking for a peaceful getaway, to relax on a beach all to yourself, this is the island for you! Being the most mountainous island in the Cyclades, means quaint traditional hilltop villages perfect for wandering through the cobbled sheets, tasting the local Greek cuisine and browsing unique local stores.

If you love Greek history, you are an outdoor lover or simply enjoy laying on the beach you will love Naxos. With lots to do and see on the island, it is perfect for the adventurous type.

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Things to do in Naxos

Attractions

  • With a plethora of cultural and natural attractions in Naxos, you won’t go bored on this holiday!
  • Wander the cobbled streets of Naxos town
  • Visit the historic hilltop castle overlooking Naxos
  • Enjoy the abundance of beaches available! The islands most beautiful beach is Agios Prokopios. With clear blue waters and golden sand, you could spend the whole day relaxing here!
  • The highest point of the Cyclades can be found on Naxos, Mount Zeus. Climb up to the top or visit the caves along the way.

Nightlife

Night life in Naxos is very low key. There are a couple of spots to go if you are looking to dance the night away. However, most locals prefer a nice place to sit, have a drink and listen to some music, so jazz bars are popular.

Dining Out

You will find plenty of picturesque locally run taverns in Naxos town, sourcing locally grown produce with dishes to suit everyone. For more affordable local restaurants head out of the town, where you will find true authentic Greek dishes.

Beaches

Naxos is famous for its many beaches. Windsurfing and other water activities are very popular and readily available! The beaches on the west of the island are busier with tourists, they also have the facilities to cater for them. Plenty of seaside taverns and sun loungers. If you are looking for more secluded beaches, head to the east side of the island! Here you will find private bays to catch some peaceful tanning time!

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Best Time to Go

The best time to visit Naxos is in the summer months of June to August. The hottest month is July with average temperatures of 25°C. January is often the wettest month in Naxos with an average of 80mm of rain.

 

Local Info

Currency

Naxos is a Greek island. In Greece, the currency is Euro.

Time Zone

Naxos is 2 hours ahead of Ireland. GMT+2

Getting around

The best way to get to Naxos is first flying to Athens. Ryanair offer flights from Dublin 3 times a week in the summer. Olympic Air also offer flights from Dublin 4 times a week. From there daily ferries depart from Piraeus Port to Naxos. The ferry length is 4-5 hours. It is easy to get around the island as there is a reliable bus service. Car hire is also readily available.