Naxos, the biggest island in the Cyclades, is unusually green in comparison to the rest of the islands in the complex and boasts about its charming and very romantic old town. This is an excellent island for beach holidays.
Some of the places of interest: the main town of the island with the Venetian castle built by Marcos Sanoudos in 1207, the Capuchin monastery, the Archaeological museum, the Byzantine Folk museum, the monastery of St. John Chrysostomos, the monastery of the Holy Cross and many more.
Main villages: Glinado, Vivlos, Filoti, Moutsouna
Beaches: Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna, Mikri Vigla, Kastraki, Alykos, Pyrgaki.
How to get to Naxos from Athens: by ferry (5 hours), by catamaran (3 hours) and plane (45 minutes).
The current (Fri, 29 Sep 2023 12:02am) temperature in Naxos island is 22.6°C/72.7°F.