Naxos is a Greek island, the largest island in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean Sea. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. Naxos is a popular tourist destination, with several archaeological sites.
It has a multitude of beautiful beaches,
like as Agia Anna, Agios Prokopios, Alikos, Kastraki, Mikri Vigla, Plaka, and Agios Georgios, most of them are near the Hora (the capital of the island).
Naxos is the most fertile island of the Cyclades!
It has a plentiful supply of water in a region where the water supply is usually limited. Due to its fertile valleys,Naxos has the richest variety of produce of the
Cyclades islands (Naxos is famous in Greece for its potatoes), as well as cattle and poultry. Most of restaurants serve fresh and wholesome food, but only a few stands out for excellent dishes, especially in local cuisine.
Naxos also has a mountainous interior with a great variety of valleys and villages, easily reachable by road.
For adventure-lovers, the island offers many opportunities for active sports.
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How to get to Naxos: You can get to Naxos either by airplane or by ship. In high season period (July & August) and summer weekend’s early booking is highly recommended.
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The trip lasts about 45 minutes with the Olympic Airways. There is one flight to Naxos daily from Athens (12:30 pm). One more flight in Friday (10:15 am)