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.
Naxos Castle & Portara Sunset Walking Tour
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 an 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.
- Time-travel back in ancient Naxos by visiting the in situ excavation at Metropolis square.
- Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from the small island of Portara!
What you can expect?
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 had 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 almost 1000 years old!
Continue your walk in the old city of Naxos and time-travel back in time by entering an archaeological excavation inside the city with findings from the Mycenaean times until today. Wander around the excavation through alleys and bridges and experience first hand an ancient cemetery and much more. Before heading to dinner in a local restaurant with traditional dishes of Naxos, enjoy the magical Cycladic sunset and watch the sun diving into the Aegean Sea from the small island of Palatia, where the iconic Portara stands!
- Services of an excellent local guide
- All taxes and VAT
- Personal expenses, dinner
Is this tour child-friendly?
Very much so! Our expert local guide will provide fascinating info & easy to understand stories, that will make this tour an unforgettable experience for your little ones!
What are the acceptable paying methods?
All services booked through the website of Greeking.me are paid via PayPal or credit card. Once you make your payment, we will issue a voucher & send it to you via email. Please bring it with you on the day of the tour, as proof of purchase.
We've booked the tour but due to an emergency, we won't be there on time. What should we do?
In case you won't be able to be at the agreed meeting point issued on your voucher on time, please let us know in advance by sending us an email or call us on this number +30 694 207 0899.
I have some food-related allergies. Is that gonna be a problem?
Not at all! Just let us know in advance and we will arrange your dinner accordingly!