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You can get around Naxos Island by Buses, motorbikes,
cars, jeeps & sea!
English is pretty much spoken by everyone! Even those
who don't speak English can pick up "keywords"
from your sentence and understand what you are asking
of them. In this case if they cannot express themselves
they will guide you to the nearest person that could speak
Remember Greece is a country that depends highly on it's
tourism therefore they are willing to help you in the
best possible way!
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|Naxos is the biggest of cycladic islands.
Situated in the heart of the Aegean Sea, in the middle
of the cycladic cluster, always followed the fate of its
inhabitants. Always followed their adventures. Everything
in Naxos is big, compared with the other islands. From
the top of the highest mountain you scan the horizon and
the rest of the islands. Filled with monuments, showing
a significant culture, unique landscape, routes through
valleys or mountain, Naxos is an ideal place for holidays.
Naxos has approximately 17000 inhabitants, scattered in
several villages. It preserves its architectural style.
Its villages clean and rich in cultivations. Its inhabitants
are loyal to their culture and tradition.
Travelling in Naxos, visiting its monuments and landmarks
is a unique experience. Meeting its people, get to know
their souls, creates a great impression. All the spots
of the island, the mountain, the sea are most provocative.
Very old churches, castles and blazons in every step.
Cycladic Architecture, dazzling white houses in green
surroundings, Venetian castles and old Byzantine chapels.
The access to the island is easy. During summer there
are several boat-schedules daily, that bring you to the
island in 5 hours.
Nevertheless, the growth of transportation increased the
speed and reduced the time of the journey. With high-speed
ferries, from Piraeus, you only need 2,45 hours. From
Naxos, you can also travel to the surrounding islands
and to Crete. The services you can find in a major city,
you can also find in Naxos Hora, as it has banks, all
kind of stores, easy communication through phone world-wide.
Small hotel units, clean, fully equipped, beautiful offer
all amenities for comfortable stay. Islanders, the people
of Naxos offer their hospitality to the visitors.
|Naxos has a big account of past events, most important
of which are the following:
3rd millennium B.C.
Naxos is the centre of the Cycladic
Civilization, the oldest of the European
2nd millennium B.C.
Naxos is the bridge across which Minoan
civilization expanded throughout the
8th-6th century B.C.
Wealthy society. Settlement in Sicily.
Export of Naxian marble, development
of fine arts. Construction and dedication
of sculptures such as the Sphinx in
Delphi, the lions in Delos are some
of the masterpieces.
Naxos becomes a province of Roman Empire.
Ottoman occupation May 6th
Revolution against the Turks
February 3rd, 1830
The union with Greece.