Naxos Castle & Portara Sunset Walking Tour
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.
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 Venetian rulers from our expert local guide!
Get insight into the local culture and history through fascinating story-telling
Pass by 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!
On this 2-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.
With the heart of Naxos' Chora as your meeting point, 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!
- A private guided walking tour led by a certified expert guide
- Visit to the Temple of Apollo (Portara)
- Visit to the Old town & Castle area
- All taxes and VAT
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Gratuities for your guide
- Personal expenses