Naxos Travel Blog

Naxos might be an ideal Greek Island destination for families, but that doesn’t mean that it is not packed full of fun things to do whether you’re traveling alone, with a group of friends or as a couple! Of course, you must’ve heard about the must-visit attractions of Naxos for first-timers or Naxos’ top beaches, but now it is time to think a little outside the box; here are 5 fun things to do in Naxos to make your trip to this striking Greek island a smash hit!

Less busy and touristy than its neighbors, Mykonos and Paros, despite being the biggest islands in the Cyclades complex, Naxos is no shape or form a less interesting destination. Vibrant, diverse and with a bright nightlife that caters to all ages and tastes, the visitors of Naxos will have the time of their life providing they know where to go. That’s what we’re here for: to present to you what to do in Naxos at night and ensure you get the most out of your Greek holiday experience!

Located in the middle of the Cycladic complex of islands 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.

Legend has it, that young Zeus was raised in a cave of mount Zas -or mount Zeus-, the tallest mountain in Naxos and the Cyclades, while Naxos is widely known as the place that hosted the marriage of Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine.

Blessed by the Olympian gods, Naxos, has always been a popular destination of Greece because of its beauty and vibrancy. It is also one of the best Greek islands for families, offering an abundance of choice in things to do, see, try and -of course- taste.

Do you want to know why Naxos is such a family-friendly island? Below, we’ve listed every single reason, just in time for you to book your summer vacations with your loved ones in our glorious island!