fbpx
newThisYear

Set on a walking tour in Naxos Chora, by wandering around its old city and its imposing medieval castle. Enjoy a majestic Cycladic sunset at the most iconic location of the island.

  • #Sightseeing
  • #Family
  • #LocalExperience
Duration
2.5 hours
TOUR TYPE
Private
SCHEDULE
Daily
Price
From: 20 / person

Overview

Join us at our Naxos Castle & Portara private sunset walking tour and grab the chance of experiencing the Chora of Naxos through its impressive monuments, with the company of our expert local guide! Engage in a fascinating walk that will introduce you to the vast history of Naxos and finish your day with a majestic Cycladic sunset on the grounds of the iconic Portara.

Explore the old Castle of the Chora of Naxos and listen to stories of pirates, knights and Venetians rulers from our expert local guide!

Visit the Old market, nowadays the heart of Naxos' nightlife, full of traditional tavernas, bars, and cafes.

Visit the medieval Roman Cathedral of Naxos, the seat of the Catholic Church of Naxos and admire its architecture and precious artefacts.

Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from the small island of Portara!

Description

On this 2.5-hour walking tour, our expert local guide will introduce you to the ancient history and modern-day local culture and tradition of Naxos, by taking you to some of the most important and impressive sights in Chora. Take a stroll inside the walls of the medieval castle and listen to stories of pirates & knights - learn why Venetian aristocracy always held an important position on the island. Check out the historical, medieval Roman Cathedral and admire its exquisite architecture. Do not miss the chance to witness from up close a rare Byzantine icon that is almost 1000 years old!

Continue your walk in the old city of Naxos and travel back in time, by entering an archaeological excavation inside the city, with findings that cover the span of the Mycenaean times until today. Wander around the excavation through alleys and bridges and experience first-hand an ancient cemetery, among others. Before heading to dinner in a local restaurant with traditional dishes of Naxos, enjoy the magical Cycladic sunset and watch the sun dive into the Aegean Sea from the small island of Palatia, where the iconic Portara stands!

BOOK NOW

Inclusions

  • Services of an excellent local guide
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up if located downtown
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses, dinner

Customize your Tour

The "Naxos Castle & Portara Sunset Walking Tour" is available as a private tour, in order to further customize your experience to fulfill your specific needs & expectations. Simply tell us your preferences in the booking form below.
Please let us know how we can further customize your tour
Invalid Input

Preferred date*
Invalid Input

Full Name*
Please let us know your name.

Email*
Please let us know your email address.

Mobile phone
Invalid Input

Number of Adults*
Invalid Input

Number & Ages of children
Invalid Input

We need your agreement

Invalid Input

We enjoy travelling | We remain safe

Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities