Largest and highest island of Cyclades, Naxos adapts to all tastes. A port city with a picturesque old town, miles of bustling or secret beaches, a hinterland and mountains for hiking, fascinating remnants of the past...

We created a large 360° stroll through the capital Chora, from waterfront to Portara and from the port to the old Venetian town maze.

We also created a virtual stroll on the beaches of Mikri Vigla, as well as small visits to other fascinating places.

As a bonus, we display of course virtual tours of local companies that we personally recommend!

Agia Anna, south of Agios Prokopios, is one of the golden beaches on the west coast of Naxos. All these beaches are quite crowded in summer, except the ones that are much further south.
To discover the east coast of Naxos and its wild beaches, you have to go through the mountains and, in Apiranthos, take the winding road to Moutsouna. Widened a few years ago, the road is now very well maintained and you can stop to admire the view here, next to the chapel of Agia Kyriaki.
Agios Prokopios is the first of the long series of golden beaches on the west coast of Naxos. These are obviously quite crowded in summer. If you like quiet beaches, you will have to go much further south!
Near Cape Kouroupia you'll find some of the most beautiful beaches of Naxos and the cedar forest of Alyko. It's a wild place but easily accessible, a real paradise when there are not too many people. You'll see also a ghost hotel that has become a street art hotspot.
One of the picturesque villages of the Naxos mountains, built on the slopes of Mount Fanari, about 600 m above sea level. It's the birthplace of Manolis Glezos, hero of the resistance against the Nazis during the Second World War.
A small seaside destination with a nice beach, northeast of the island. It's above Apollonas that you can see one of the curios of Naxos, an unfinished "kouros". This monumental statue remained lying where it was partly carved during the archaic period (650 to 500 years BC).
A shady oasis at the foot of Mount Zas. A perfect place to meditate a bit while listening to the gurgling of the source and the song of the birds.
A brand new gourmet restaurant and cocktail bar in Chora, opened in 2017, which is already renowned as one of the best tables in the capital of Naxos.
Capital and port of Naxos, with a picturesque old Venetian town, a lively seafront and the famous "Portara", monumental pediment of an unfinished temple. Urban atmosphere, but the beaches of the bay of Aghios Georgios are nearby.
Cigars, vapes, tobacco, CBD, hemps, wines, spirits, bongs, pipes, nargile, hookah.
Fun Car & Rides provides brand new vehicles which are absolutely safe, with extra comforts for free, like baby seats.
The charming village of "kitron", the iconic liqueur from Naxos, distilled from citron, a kind of big lemon. You can visit a distillery and taste this delicious liqueur. Halki is also a perfect starting point for many beautiful hikes.
A little known and fascinating place, at the end of a vertiginous road starting from Koronos and meandering along disused mines of emery. A few welcoming taverns, a beautiful pebble beach. We feel at the end of the world and it feels good!
Excellent Greek tavern in the Old Market streets, established in 1908 - the oldest one in Naxos, a real institution!
Some roads in the hinterland offer impressive views of gigantic marble quarries which are still in operation. We bet your life insurance will not pay if you try and go too close...
A village in the heart of a beautiful and fertile area, perfect for hiking. Unfinished kouros, ruins of a sanctuary dedicated to the goddess of fertility, lush gardens, old aqueduct... many things to discover! The photos displayed on this page were shot in the Flerio area, just beside Melanes.
An excellent Greek tavern located on the sea promenade of Chora, with a big shady terrace.
A small seaside destination which is an internationally known kitesurfing spot. Go there even if you don't practice, there are beautiful beaches and the show is guaranteed!
This very good tavern is located directly on one of the most beautiful beaches of Mikri Vigla.
The port from where the emery extracted in the mountains was embarked, at the bottom of a vertiginous road starting in Apiranthos. Nowadays, it's a nice seaside destination and the access point to the wild beaches of the east coast.
This beautiful hotel is located near the beaches of Mikri Vigla, a destination on the west coast of Naxos renowned as a kite surf and sailboard spot.
Renovated in 2018, Panos Studios are located a stone's throw from Agios Georgios Beach, in Chora, capital and port of Naxos.
A few kilometres from Halki, after the fertile region of Kato, Meso and Ano Potamia, the road passes through a rocky landscape, especially when it has been burnt by the summer sun. We took the time to shoot a few panoramas of this splendid desolation...
The Stavros Keramotis Church (the "Cross of Keramoti") stands in the mountains at the crossroads of Keramoti, Apiranthos, Moni and Koronos. When you pass by, don't miss the view!
Lost in the sumptuous landscapes of the hinterland, the Temple of Demeter has been partially restored but the site seems more or less abandoned, while remaining a fascinating stroll.
A very small old fashioned shop at the entrance of Halkio.
A superb panoramic view of the mountain village of Koronos, with Skado a little further on, from the road coming from the crossroads of Stavros Keramotis.
A small travel agency in Mikri Vigla, on the west coast of Naxos.
Collision between the Greece of the past and modern Greece on the road leading to Koronos and Apollonas through the mountains, shortly after the crossroads of Stavros Keramotis.
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