All activities on Naxos

All activities on Naxos

This is a full list of the activities available on Naxos plus some useful links with information on things you can do on your own.
TA = link to the Tripadvisor page of each provider
This page is updated regularly.

CULINARY TOURS & COOKING LESSONS, PRIVATE DINING

  • Basiliko (or Vassiliko) -> Taverna between Kato (lower) and Messi (middle) Potamia settlements offering cooking classes. The taverna is situated in a green valley by the river that crosses the three Potamia villages, as well as on the hiking trail that connects these villages. Local and organic produce, herbs and aromatic plants are used in their recipes. At the end of the lesson, you enjoy the dishes you have made with local wine and traditional music. A tour of the most charming spots of the village, a visit to the family’s garden or cheese making classes are offered upon request. Classes are offered privately or in small or large groups. TA
  • Cozy Nest TA Book now
  • Flying Chef
  • Koufopoulos cheese making industry -> Dairy cheese tasting experience. Duration: 40 min. Tel. +302285026018.
  • Naxos Cultural Tours -> Food tours and cuisine masterclasses. TA
  • Naxos Sun Holidays -> Travel agency in Agios Prokopios organising culinary tours and cooking classes. TA
  • Naxos Truffle TA Book now
  • Philema -> Food and culture tours to exclusive destinations such as a vineyard, a cheese home, a lush organic farm, a marble quarry and workshop, a honeybee farm and much more. Full and half day private tours including tours especially for kids. Customized tours and special events for unique occasions are also available. TA Book now
  • Platia Naxos -> Restaurant in Galini village offering cooking classes of authentic Greek meals with fresh ingredients from their farm. This activity with transfer included is offered by Naxos Tours. TA
  • Private Chefs TA Book now
  • Vioma Naxos -> Cooking lessons in a village or a bakery, food tasting tours in Naxos Town or Apiranthos village, and meals prepared in your private villa or home by the Vioma team. TA

ALL ABOUT OLIVE OIL


FARM EXPERIENCE


WINERIES & WINE TASTING

  • Vallindras Kitron Distillery -> Traditional Kitron distillery in Chalki village has pioneered Naxos’ renowned citron liqueur, one of three Greek aperitifs marketed with a Protected Designation of Origin. The kitron liqueur is produced since 1896 from the citrus tree leaves (lat. Citrus Medica). The distillate gives three basic spirit types: yellow at 36 degrees, white at 33 degrees, and green at 30 degrees. Guided tours of the facilities and sampling of the aperitif. TA

CULTURAL TOURS – SIGHTSEEING

  • Naxos Cultural Tours -> Half and full day cultural and history tours on Naxos, Delos and Mykonos by professional, certified guides. Semi-private tours in small groups and private tours on request. TA

BUS TOURS

  • Naxos Bus Transfer -> Full and half day bus tours to Naxos villages, beaches, and sights, VIP transfer service. Evening tours also available. TA Book now
  • Naxos Island Tours -> Naxos Round to the main sights, Hidden Naxos tour to East Naxos, Sunset City Walk in Naxos Town, transfers, and private tours. TA Book now
  • Naxos Sun Holidays -> Half-day and full-day tours to the main sights on Naxos; tailor-made tours also available upon request. TA
  • Naxos Tours -> Full day guided bus tours to Naxos’ main sights; half-day tours on request.

HIKING / WALKING TOURS

  • Back to the Roots TA
  • Naxos Hiking -> Private walking tours with Stella through Naxos villages offered in English, German or Italian. TA
  • Naxos Tours -> Walking tours to Byzantine churches, Melanes and Potamia villages, and on the Kinidaros to Engares river route.
  • Naxos Trekking -> Tailor made guided tours offered in English. The guides share their knowledge about history, nature, geology, culture and traditions of Naxos. Their tours include sightseeing, exploration hikes, and discovery walks. ΤΑ Book now
  • Smirili Book now

Naxos’ network of signposted trails -> English, Ελληνικά
Hiking trails on Naxos by Raymond Verdoolaege -> English, Français, Nederlands


PHOTO TOURS

  • Naxos Photoshoot Tours -> Photoshooting of your walking in Naxos Old Town or the villages by a professional photographer.
  • The Islanders -> Private and semi-private off the beaten path photo tours on a minivan. The tours include visits to sights, points of interest, the villages, and Naxos Town and there are also sunset tours. Tour duration is between 2.5 and 6 hours. Tailor-made tours and photo shoot of your special occasion are also available upon request.

BIKE TOURS – MOUNTAIN BIKING – E-BIKES – E-SCOOTERS – BIKE RENTALS

  • Aurelia e-assist bikes -> Licence free e-assist bike rentals manufactured on Naxos and e-scooters. Private or tailor-made interactive e-bike tours upon request. Free delivery to the port, airport, or hotel and free charging spots throughout the island. TA Book now

Bike trails on Naxos -> English, Ελληνικά


MARBLE CARVING WORKSHOPS


HORSE RIDING

  • Naxos Horse Club
  • Naxos Horse Riding Club -> Two and three-hour horse riding tours on the beach for beginner and advanced riders. Rides take place in the morning and in the afternoon. Lessons for children and adults. Open all year round. TA

DAY TRIPS TO NAXOS AND TO NEARBY ISLANDS – BOAT TRIPS


SAILING TRIPS

  • ActionSeaze -> Full and half day sailing trips to South Naxos (Rina Cave), Upper and Lower Koufonissi, Schinoussa, Iraklia, Dounoussa, Antiparos, and Despotiko; sunset tours. Trips can be shared or private. What’s included: lunch, drinks, refreshments, snacks, SUP and snorkelling equipment, and free Wi-Fi. They also offer Greek cuisine tasting and party or events arrangements. TA
  • Azul Cruises -> Semi-private and private day trips to the South Naxos and the Minor Cyclades. Trips start from Agia Anna port. TA
  • Captain Panos -> Sailing trips to Upper and Lower Koufonissi, Iraklia, Schinoussa, and Paros. Private cruises also available. TA
  • Naxos Cruises TA
  • Naxos Catamaran S/Y Artemis & Apollon Sailing Boats -> Day trips to Northeast or South Naxos, the Minor Cyclades, and Paros. Sunset tours and private charters are also available. Coffee, cold refreshments, traditional lunch cooked and served on-board, chilled local wine, beer, fresh fruit salads, snorkelling equipment. TA
  • Naxos Sailing S/Y Annabella -> Day trips to South Naxos (Rina Cave or Kalados Bay), Upper and Lower Koufonissi, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Paros (Naoussa or Pisso Livadi), and Panteronissia islets. What’s included: soft drinks, water, wine, snacks, dinghy, DVD with photos, free Wi-Fi, Naxos seasonal fruits, noodles, raincoats, sailing lessons, snorkelling equipment, waterproof flashlights, bed sheets for overnight tour. TA Book now
  • Naxos Yacht Anna Maria & Natalina TA
  • Naxos Yachting Danae, Rena, Anassa & Steve catamarans -> Day trips to South or North Naxos and/or the Minor Cyclades; also, private sunset cruises, special occasion arrangements, WaterAction cruises, on-board wine-tasting, yoga sunset cruises. What’s included: coffee & cakes, cold refreshments, delicious traditional lunch served on-board, chilled local wine and raki served with lunch, fresh fruit salads, snorkelling equipment, swimming flotation aids, Wi-Fi. TA
  • Sea Ride
  • Xanemo Sailing -> Sailing trips to Naxos southwest beaches, South Naxos (Rina Cave), Upper and Lower Koufonissi, Iraklia, and Schinoussa. Their cruises include adults only or private honeymoon day trips, local food & wine tasting tours, and private sunset cruises. Tailor made cruises are also available. TA Book now
  • Wirbelwind Project Book now

SPEEDBOATS – RIB BOATS 

  • Fantasy Rib Cruises -> Private and semi-private trips to Paros, Antiparos, Delos, Mykonos, Upper Koufonissi, Iraklia, and Schinoussa. What’s included: snacks, fresh fruit, bottled water, soft drinks, local wine, and snorkelling equipment. Skippered and non-skippered rib rentals, sea transfers, tailor made and VIP private cruises, romantic sunset cruises, DJ dance or live music cruises, and chase tenders. TA
  • Katsonis Marine Boats -> Rib boat rentals for 4 to 8 persons. Boat driving licence is required. Skippered rentals also available. TA Book now
  • Naxos Deep Blue Rib Cruises -> Skippered and non-skippered rib boat rentals. Cruises to North and South Naxos, Upper and Lower Koufonissi, Schinoussa, Antiparos, and Despotiko; also, private sunset tours, VIP island transport and specialized VIP services. TA Book now
  • Naxos Rent a Boat by Xanemo Sailing -> Private full day and half day tours, tailor-made cruises, and private transfers. Their destinations are: Blue Lagoon, Antiparos, Despotiko, Paros, Rina cave, Lower and Upper Koufonissi, Ayios Sostis, Irakleia, Schinoussa, and the round of Naxos. What’s included: free Wi-Fi on board, snorkeling gear, snacks, beverages, and photos of your trip. TA Book now
  • Naxos Voyages -> Private cruises to secluded spots on crewed boats, sea transfers by rib boat or speed boat, boat rentals, private dining services. Their trip destinations include sea caves and islets south of Paros, Antiparos, Despotiko, Mykonos, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Upper and Lower Koufonissi.
  • Panteleos Mini Yacht Charters -> Skippered and non-skippered motorboat rentals. Trips to Paros, Antiparos, Delos, Mykonos, Upper and Lower Koufonissi, Schinoussa, Iraklia, Donoussa and Amorgos, fishing trips, sunset cruises. TA Book now
  • Portara Cruises
  • Salty Pan
  • Sea Power Rib Adventures

FISHING TRIPS


SCUBA-DIVING

  • Blue Fin Divers -> Scuba-diving school in Agios Prokopios. Courses for beginners and advanced. Beach bar-restaurant. TA
  • Nima Dive Center -> Scuba-diving school in Agia Anna. Private courses available on request. TA

WINDSURFING, KITE SURFING, WING FOILING

  • Naxos Kitelife -> Kite surfing and hydrofoil lessons and rentals on Parthena beach, Mikri Vigla. Surf shop in Naxos Town. TA
  • Naxos Kitesurf Club -> Kitesurfing lessons and rentals, SUP, and canoe on Glyfada beach, Kastraki. TA
  • Naxos Surf Club -> Windsurfing lessons and rentals on Stelida (”Laguna”) beach. This club is under the Laguna Beach Park management. TA
  • Plaka Watersports -> Windsurfing lessons and rentals on Plaka beach. TA
  • Ride with the Gods -> Windsurfing and kite surfing lessons & rentals, and SUP on Kastraki beach; also, judo training camps and yoga camps. TA
  • Thalasea Sports -> Kite surfing lessons and rental, windsurfing rental, beach bar on Parthena beach, Mikri Vigla. Private and group lessons available. TA
  • Wirbelwind Project Book now

WATER SPORTS


WATER PARK
Aqua Fun -> Water slides, pool, kids pools, grass area with volleyball net, cafe, and parking area. TA


HORSE CARRIAGE RIDES

  • Amaxa Naxos -> Rides at Naxos Town waterfront (”Paralia”), wedding and event services. 

 


GYMS & PERSONAL TRAINERS

  • Genesis Gym
  • Naxos Gym Marsoula Anevlavi -> Aerobics, step, power yoga, pilates studio, reformer pilates, aerial fitness, personal training, body building, cross fit, bouldering and contemporary dancing.
  • Naxos Island Gym -> Body building, weight lifting, power lifting, cross fit, TRX, and cardio. Day and week passes available. TA

YOGA CLASSES


TENNIS
Naxos Tennis Club -> Three brand new tennis courts plus a mini tennis court, specially designed for the young players’ needs. The club also features a lobby, dressing rooms and a spacious car park for its members. TA


MINI SOCCER
Naxos Mini Soccer Club -> Two 5X5 courts that can be easily turned into an 8X8 one, spacious parking area, and refreshments stand.


KARTING
Heart Rock Go Kart -> Kartodrome on the route to Galanado village created by a team who loves racing and provides a safe and fun experience for the entire family. The specialized staff will assist you, while there is also a bar where you can take a break and sip on a cooling refreshment. Open from 10 am until midnight. Tel. +306996753632, +306932436874 and +306997119380.

 


CINEMAS – FILM SCREENINGS

  • Cine Naxos -> Open air cinema sporting a digital projection unit and state-of-the-art multichannel dolby surround audio system. Plays exclusively latest movies. Parking space, fully accessible to people with disabilities. TA
  • Iakovos Kambanellis Theatrical Museum -> Classical film screenings, theatrical play readings, theatre and cinema workshops, children’s activities. TA
  • Naxos Cinema Club -> Film screenings of select movies.
  • Prokopios Arts Festival – Art Café -> Open-air and indoor film screenings; bar with live music: classical music with piano and violin, classical and rock guitar, jazz and blues concerts, Greek folk music & dancing.

MUSEUMS

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