According to ancient Greek mythology, Naxos is the land where the Nymphs decided to raise young Zeus, the king of men and gods. By having such an important role in mythology, Naxos inevitably came to be one of the most important island-centers of the ancient Greek world. Besides its vast historical and archaeological background of the island, Naxos offers a huge variety of diverse landscapes to the visitor. This is why we’ve prepared this guide with the best things to do in the island of Naxos.
Located in the middle of the Cycladic complex of islands in the Aegean sea and between the popular destinations of Paros and Mykonos, lies Naxos, the largest island of the Cyclades and the once center of archaic Cycladic culture.
Is this your first time on Naxos and you want to learn the best spots to relax by the seaside or have a swim? Here is a list of the top beaches of Naxos we’ve carefully selected for you!