Guided tour

Naxos: Portara and Venetian Castle Historic Walking Tour

Activity provider: Naxos Cultural Tours
Guided tour

Naxos: Portara and Venetian Castle Historic Walking Tour

Activity provider: Naxos Cultural Tours

From US$ 42.29 per person

Explore the highlights of Naxos with a certified guide on a walking tour to remember. Learn about Naxos' history from ancient times to the present.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Gaze at the stunning Aegean vistas visible from the ancient Temple of Apollo
  • Visit the pre-historic excavation museum and marvel at Naxos' cultural treasures
  • Enjoy meandering through the quaint alleys of the old Venetian Castle district
  • Discover Byzantine icon from the 11th century in the Roman Catholic Cathedral
Full description

See the Temple of Apollo and the Venetian castle with a guide on this walking tour of Naxos. Discover the fascinating mythology of the island as you delve into its past.

Meet your guide at the port and start your historical sightseeing tour. Visit the ancient Temple of Apollo for stunning views over the Aegean before exploring the archaeological site.

Next, move on to the Venetian Castle district and meander through its quaint alleyways. Discover the cathedral when you reach the top and see its historic coat of arms, as well as a Byzantine icon from the 11th century.

Listen to stories about the ancient history of Naxos. Come face-to-face with the past at the Ursuline School's temporary archaeological exhibition.

Head back down the hill at the end of your tour. Get some food tips from your guide as you pass by the bustling marketplace.

  • Guided tour by Professional Licensed Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with low level of fitness

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the local bus ticket office at Naxos Port. Your guide will be holding a sign with a "Naxos Cultural Tours" logo.

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September 6, 2022

You must do this tour! Highly highly recommend. She was amazing!

May 5, 2022

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