• Flourishing civilizations since the 4th millennium BC

    with flourishing civilizations

    since the 4th millennium BC

  • Demeter's Temple

    impressive monuments

    that recently came to light

  • Naxos Town, Portara gate

    gigantic shrines

    of a glorious past

  • Kouros of Apollon village

    and colossal statues

    of the archaic period

The monuments of Naxos

An ancient and rich history has left strong marks on the island of Naxos, making it the centre of the Cycladic Civilization and allowing it to play a significant role in the evolution of the European and Greek history. Remnants of this historical background are scattered in various parts of the island and are still here to show us that there is much more to learn about antiquity.

List of monuments of Naxos
Yria Sanctuary of Dionysus
open to public | 3km from naxos town
A sacred place of the entire Aegean area with uninterrupted life and function from the 14th century B.C. up to our times. It is the cradle of the Ionic order of the monumental Greek architecture. The sanctuary of Yria has been located (1982) ...

Naxos monuments

How to get to Naxos

Travel to Naxos by ferry or plane
Travel to Naxos
Find out how you can travel to Naxos by ferry or airplane, depending on the season.

The highlights of Naxos

The beaches of Naxos

The secluding beaches of Naxos

More than 30 beaches !!!

Yes, it is true. The island of Naxos offers the greatest variety of beaches you could ever hope to find & endless opportunities for explorations.

The villages of Naxos

The traditional villages of Naxos

Traditional or modern Naxos villages, inhabited or abandoned, one thing is for sure, you won't ever get bored.

The various activities

Naxos activities

A wide variety of activities during your holiday

Taste new experiences during your holiday on Naxos. You may enjoy surfing, walking, snorkelling, sailing, horseback riding, cooking and so many more ...

Family holidays on Naxos

Naxos holidays

Naxos is mostly a family destination. It is ideal for families with small children.

Top Naxos Beaches Photos

The best beaches of Naxos
Naxos.net friends have selected the most wonderful photos of Naxos beaches. Have fun ...