Naxos is the biggest island of Cyclades complex, covers an area of 428 sq km and stands at a distance of 108 nautical miles from the port of Piraeus. Its north part has a view to Mykonos and Delos, the south one to the two Koufonisia, Iraklia and Schinoussa, while eastwards stands Donousa and westward Paros.
The island enraptures the visitor upon entering the port. The castle’s view and Portara, the door of the church that was never finished, welcome to the glories and mysteries of the island.
Panagia Mirtidiotissa, the small island at the port completes the reception.
Nothing is similar to that place. Nothing compares to the sensation from visiting this island.
Naxos is the largest and most fertile island in Cyclades complex. Naxos has a particular geography and an impressive succession of landscapes. Meadows crossing immense blue beaches, green valleys, hills and mountains, vineyards and orchards, medieval towers and castles, magnificent Byzantine ruins scattered among the olive groves, and the simple, wise and warm-hearted people.
Naxos stands at a central position in the Aegean Sea, with important intellectual tradition and folklore, amazing richness of Byzantine painting, a variety of architectural monuments dated back to various time periods.
Naxos with its rich and interesting history is revealed to the visitor step by step and each experience at Ariadne’s island gives a feeling of plenitude.
From Piraeus port, Rafina port and the surrounding islands
Naxos port authority 0030 22850 22300
Piraeus port authority 0030 213 2147600
Rafina port authority 0030 22943 21200
Naxos airport 0030 22850 24816
Distance: 3 km form Naxos town
Area: 428 sq km
Naxos municipality administratively belongs to Cyclades prefecture (South Aegean Region).