South Naxos

A spot of white in the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, Naxos is the greenest island of the Cyclades. Although being among the most popular Greek islands, Naxos has managed to keep its traditional character intact. Considered as the childhood home of Zeus, king of the gods. Naxos is a unique blend of ancient ruins and beach culture.

Due to its long history, Naxos has numerous interesting sightseeing venues, with the Marble Gate of Portara, the statues of Kouros and the temple of Demeter, being the most notable ones from ancient times. The Medieval quarter of Kastro and the Monastery of Panagia Drossiani date since more recent years.

The island of Naxos is crossed by many hiking paths and routes leading to fantastic sceneries and picturesque villages. Sunsets in Naxos are breathtaking, composed of magical colors and dazzling landscapes.