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THE ISLAND OF NAXOS
capital Naxos Chora with the Kastro
endless sandy beach of Plaka
Naxos is the largest of the 23 inhabited Cycladic islands,
428 km2 large, until 32 km long and 23 km wide. It has the longest
sandy beaches of the Cyclades. The population
is still traditional, friendly and frank to the guests, and they make the
impression being more lively than the people of the neighbouring islands.
over the Koronos (996 m)
over the Zas (1003 m)
plateau of the island is crowned by the highest mountains of the Cyclades: Zas (1003 m) and Koronos (996 m). In contrast
to the surrounding islands Naxos is rather
fertile. It has more water reserves than its neighbours. Beside fruit-growing
and olive groves Naxos produces a lot of
wine and the traditional citrus liquor. Even though Naxos
is well prepared for tourism, it has not yet lost the traditional and agricultural
appearance of the island.
The top of
the Town of Naxos
(Chora) is built by the venetian castle. The old part of the town is traffic-free
an belongs with its little lanes, flight of steps and arches around the
castle to the most romantic and authentic medieval places of Greece. But
also the mountain villages Apiranthos and Filoti are regarded as picturesque
places of the island. Characteristic are the many venetian castles in the
open landscape and the scattered closed villages.
middle of Naxos is inhabited and has a good
road system the southern and northern part is sparely populated and undeveloped.
The most famous sandy beaches lie on the west coast and extend over many
kilometres (Ajas Prokopios, Aja Anna, Plaka, Mikri Vigla, Kastraki and Pirgaki).
But also at the east coast of the island you will find some beautiful sandy
beaches (Moutsounas, Lionas).
of Naxos: the Venetian towers
landmark: the suplies of water
buses are running from Naxos town into
nearly every part of the island. As well there are many car, bike or
scooter-rentals in every big village.
from the famous temple port
is situated only a few kilometres from Paros
on the main route of Piraia-Paros-Santorini. It takes 4-5 hours from Naxos to
Piraia, 40 min to 1 hour from/to Paros and
2-3 hours from/ to Santorini. During the summer there are eight boats, during
the winter about three boats daily. Speedboats runs twice a day in summertime
and once a day in wintertime. Further connections from Naxos are to Samos,
Ikaria, Mykonos, Amorgos and Ios, as well to the small Cyclades which are
very close to Naxos: Iraklia, Koufonissi,
Schinuosa und Donousa. The small airport
of Naxos lies 4
kilometres outside of the town. Daily flights from and to Athens (45 min.), all over the year.
One of the mountain villages
Moutsounas at the east end of the island
OF FURTHER ISLANDS:
Antiparos Paros Santorini Serifos Sifnos Milos
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