In the center of Cyclades Islands, in the heart of Aegean Sea, is located the island of Naxos. It is the biggest and most fertile island of the complex that distinguishes for its history and unique beauty. Its region stretches to 440sq.m and its shores 148km.
Naxos borders with many islands of Cyclades and has regular coastal connection. From the west borders with Paros, from the north with Mykonos and Dilos, from the south-southeast with small Cyclades (Heraklia, Shinousa, Kero, Koufonisia) and from the east with the islands Donousa, Strogili and Agia Paraskevi. Naxos, although it is an island of Cyclades, has very fertile soil.
It’s not accidental that, according to the myth, Naxos is Dionyso’s home. The tradition says that god Dionysos blesses the island. Since ancient times until our days the island produces fine citrus fruits and excellent wine from its vineyards. As for animal husbandry, Naxos has great development and its cheeses have great taste and quality. In general Naxos is a heavenly place.
Tour around the island can be a challenge for every visitor as the options satisfy all tastes.
Everyone seeking for a place with great history, can visit the archaeological sites and the monuments that reveal the island’s past. For those seeking for unknown beauty, walks around the green valleys (Melanes, Egares) and the hills (Za) show the beauty of Naxos countryside.
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