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  2. Cyclades
  3. Naxos

Naxos Island: Full–Day Historical Bus Tour

Product ID: 115324
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Tour around Naxos island, see the villages, ancient Greek temples and other sights that reveal the past and the characteristics of Naxos.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Greek

Pick-up included

Pickup is available from a list of selected hotels, airports, and other locations around Naxos. Please contact the local supplier directly in order to arrange the pickup service.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the huge Kouros Statue
  • Taste the local liqueur Citron at the oldest distillery on the island
  • Walk through the famous marble village of Apiranthos
  • Visit an olive press museum and taste samples of olive products
  • Enjoy some free time to swim or have lunch
Full description
Join a magnificent tour and cross the island’s inland, its northern part and the west. Visit the restored Demeter’s temple in Sangri from circa 530 B.C. and the museum with local findings. Continue to the oldest Citron distillery of the Naxos, dating back to 1896, in Halki. There, take the chance to taste the local Citron drink.

A visit at Apeiranthos will give you the chance to see the famous marble village and shop in local traditional shops. Next, as the bus heads north to Apollonas, your tour allows you to see the remnants of the old emery mines and their machinery. Discover the huge 10.5–meter tall Kouros Statue, often considered to be a personification of God Dionysus.

The final stop will be at a traditional olive press museum, before you head safely back to Naxos town after a memorable trip.
Includes
  • Bus transfer
  • Local and experienced tour escort
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• From May 2019, Demeter's Temple is closed on Tuesdays and the tour does not visit this sight if booked on this day
• On Tuesdays the tour visits a traditional cycladic pottery workshop instead of Demeter's Temple
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 91 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.6/5

Organized by

San Med Travel Hub I.K.E

Product ID: 115324