1 Day and 3 Day Naxos Itinerary
1 Day Itinerary
08:00-11:00 – Explore Naxos Old Town. Get lost in the winding streets and take photos. Make your way up to the Kastro area of the Old Town. Stop at 1739 Terrasse Cafe for a coffee and excellent views of the island.
11:00-16:00 – Take the bus to Agios Prokopios. Agios Prokopios beach is one of the nicest beaches in Naxos. Relax the afternoon away under a rented umbrella and swim. You can also see the ferries coming and going from here.
16:00-19:00 – Shop in Plaka. The next beach down from Agios Prokopios is Plaka and there are some lovely shops to explore as well as restaurants for a snack. After this head back to your hotel and take a rest in the afternoons as the Greeks do.
19:00-20:00 – See the sunset at Portara. It is a perfect way start your evening in Naxos.
20:00-22:00 – Eat dinner Greek style. The Greeks eat dinner late. Have dinner on the promenade or in Naxos Old Town. After dinner do some people watching on the promenade.
3 Day Itinerary
After your first day on the island, add-on these two days of fun to your itinerary…
Morning and Afternoon – Take the bus to the village of Halki. This quiant village is located about 30 minutes south east of the Port and is a wonderful village to explore. There is a traditional distillery of Kitron in the town to take a tour. Kitron is a locally made liqueur from the citron fruit. There are also several historic sites to see including the Venetian tower and several churches.
Evening – Eat dinner on the Promenade. You should not miss eating while the sun goes down. There are plenty of restaurants to sit and watch the sunset while you eat on the main promenade in Naxos Town.
Morning and Afternoon – Take a day sail. There are several boats offering day sails to the smaller islands close by and some places in Naxos not reachable by car. You will spend the day on the boat and they serve you lunch as well.
Evening – Explore Old Town at night. Naxos Old Town takes on a different feel at night and many places only open for the evening.