Naxos - Self-Catering / Vacation Rental Apartments
Cyclades Islands, Greece
renovated villa with a Cycladic Architecture consisting of eight self catering
studios as well as four two room family apartments. All units are furnished.
The villa has a large well maintained yard with several terraces to enjoy
the sun. There is a reception area, a bar, a laundry room as well
as a private parking area.
unit offers a fully equipped kitchen, with Colour TV, Ceiling Fans, En-Suite
bath as well as a terrace or balcony. The 2 family apartments have a/c.
just on the outskirts of the town of Naxos. The villa offers breathtaking
views. 650 m from St. George beach. Located close to all amenities and
shops within an easy strolling distance from the town's square. A
quiet beautiful villa, with peaceful surroundings, and mountain and greek
activities include Water Sports, Hiking, Horse Back Riding and Snorkelling,
Beach Volleyball, Bike Riding
island of Naxos is the largest and most fertile of the Cyclades islands.
is centrally located to numerous other islands in the Cyclades. It is only
six and a half hours by ferry from Piraeus, one hour from Paros, two hours
from Mykonos, two hours from Ios and three hours from Santorini. There
are frequent connections to and from the islands of Syros, Andros, Tinos,
Koufonissia, Amorgos, Ikaria, Samos and Crete. There are also daily flights
to and from Athens available. In the near future the International airport
will be ready with a runway of 1800 meters long. Charter flights and big
aircrafts wil then be able to land.
is one of the more beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea and one that attracts
thousands of tourists each summer.
of Ancient, Byzantine and Venetian history abound throughout the island
and its capital town, Naxos. The island has fine examples of both Cycladic
and Venetian architecture.
charming 41 villages and green valleys are sandwiched in between rugged
mountains. The highest mountain on the island, and of all the Cyclades,
is Mount Zas (Zeus) at 3200 feet.
Naxos is the most important of the Cyclades islands. Due to its size and
fertility, Naxos is one of the most self-sufficient islands of Cyclades,
with its own production of agricultural and dairy products.
deal of farming takes place in its rich valleys, the cultivation of lemon
trees being particularly important. Naxos is known for producing cherries,
preserves of fresh fruits, olives, grapes, different kinds of nuts, potatoes,
pomegranates, wine, a special liquer made from lemon tree leaves called
Kitron, olive oil, corn, figs, lemons, oranges and vegetables.
forget the Famous Naxian cheese. There are plenty of places you can buy
Naxian cheese - some of them are just cheese shops. Try "Kefalotyri", "Anthotyro"
island is 18 miles long and 12 miles wide and is well known for its sparkling
sandy beaches, a clear blue sea and monuments representing a history of
more than 6000 years.
interior of the island is one of the few place in the Cyclades where the
folded valleys are remote enough from the sea to have a distinct life of
their own. It is possible in Naxos to feel that one has lost contact with
the sea. Between the northern and southern mountain ridges, a graceful
valley leads through the village of Apiranthos.
first thing one sees when entering the port of Naxos is the lonely lintel
from the Temple of Apollo. They start building it in 522 B.C. but it was
never finished, perhaps because it was too large. It is the most symbolic
landmark in the town.
picturesque port, Naxos features a Venetian touch blending in nicely with
Cycladic architecture. It's whitewashed walkways, tunnels and arches beg
to be explored by the visitor.
see the Naxos of the past, don't forget to visit the small archaelogical
museum in town with its various Cycladic sculptures, pottery of various
periods and fragments of Kouros statues, busts, mosaics form the Roman
period, various jewellery and coins.
island is best suited for those who seek a quiet vacation. There are enough
activities to pursue on the island, for all tastes, but the visitor seeking
an escape from the noise and hoopla found on other popular Aegean islands
will find his peace on Naxos.