Nestled in the South Aegean Sea, beautiful Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades Islands. It is famous for its lush and fertile lands along with its picturesque, whitewashed villages and towns. Its mountainous landscape is also famous for its marble, which has been used to make statues for centuries. You can even visit a marble quarry!
Although it has a modest permanent population, Naxos’ beauty makes it a popular place for tourists. Its a big island, there’s some fantastic accommodation and there are a lot of great things to do on Naxos.
Things to do on Naxos (near the beach)
Naxos is famous for its long, sandy beaches, in fact some of the longest beaches anywhere on the Greek Islands can be found here. If you’re looking for something to do in Naxos, visiting one of the beautiful beaches is a great choice.
Paralia Mikri Viglia
St George beach
more outdoor things to do on Naxos
Aliko Juniper Forest
Things to do on Naxos (for history lovers)
For the Ancient Greeks, Naxos was the most important part of the Cyclades. As a result, there are many remnants of the past left behind, making it a paradise for history lovers.
Temple of Demeter
Explore the small villages of Melanes, Halki and Filoti
Day trips from Naxos
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