The heart of the Aegean

Welcome to Naxos

Located in the heart of the Aegean, Naxos is an island with a long history and notable contribution to the creation of Greek civilisation. Naxos has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Zeus, father of the Greek gods, was born on Crete but raised on Naxos; the island's highest peak, Za, with an altitude of 1004 meters, takes its name from him. Dionysos, the god of wine, lay on Naxos with Ariadne, goddess of fertility. The fertility of the island is credited to their union. Even though the island today has considerable tourist development, locals also engage in other industries including agriculture, stockbreeding, marble quarrying, and trade. 

Naxos has the cosmopolitan air of a modern tourist resort but also retains its traditional color and its folk culture. The seemingly endless shoreline lapped by clear waters and shaded by cedars that extend along the southern and southwestern coasts, as well as on the island's northern side, harbor spots of incredible natural beauty and alluring landscapes.

Devotees of windsurfing will love the island for the unique conditions it offers for their favorite sport. The meltemi, or summer winds that blow during the daytime, are their best ally.  

For cycling aficionados, Naxos offers unique routes while hikers and nature-lovers will find the island satisfies their passion for exploring. The island is a veritable paradise with scores of paths crossing it. Visitors interested in learning about the day to day lifestyle of the island and its folk culture should explore its interior where visitors are welcomed as honoured guests. The island is also a trove of culture and history, with a number of noteworthy monuments concentrating relics representing a range of period. It's also an excellent summer holiday destination for those for whom vacations are synonymous with nightlife as Hora in summer doesn't sleep.

Photos of Naxos

How to get to Naxos?

By Boat

Naxos is connected by boat to the port of Piraeus and the other Aegean ports (Paros, Ios, Santorini, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Koufonissi, Donoussa, Amorgos, Syros, Tinos, Mykonos, Ikaria, Samos, Heraklion, Thessaloniki) with high speed and flying cat. The ferry companies that serve the itineraries are Blue Star Ferries (, Hellas Flying Dolphin (, Minoan lines (, Nel lines (, GA ferries. From the port of Piraeus, during the summer season, 6 to 10 ships sail daily to Naxos. There are itineraries in the morning (departures from Piraeus 07.25 - 08.00), in the afternoon (departures 16.30 - 17.30) and some in the evening (departures 20.00 - 22.00). Conventional ships operate the "Piraeus - Naxos" itinerary in approximately 6 hours and 20 minutes, Blue Star Ferries in 5 hours and 20 minutes while high speeds in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

By Air

Naxos is connected to Athens by air via Aegean Air and Sky Express. The journey is only 45 minutes. Online ticket reservations: and Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (ATH): Naxos State Airport (JNX): tel. +302285023292.

The Hotel

Evripus Suites is a luxurious, newly built 29-apartment hotel in Kastraki of Naxos, near the area of ​​Mikri Vigla. It offers its guests apartments of different types from 55 to 65 m2 that can accommodate from 2-6 persons.


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CHECK IN from 14:00 onwards.
CHECK OUT at 12:00.

If there is availability, Check Out can be extended at no additional cost.

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