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    Naxos Old Town & Venetian Castle - History & Culture Walking Tour

    From €39 per person
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    Duration:
    2 hrs
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    English & Ελληνικά (Greek)
    Group activity: Up to 15 people
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    Commisionable amount: 7.5%
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    Description

    With a licensed and very experienced guide, the history of Naxos will come to life on this short tour of Naxos old town and the castle.

    Your tour begins from the Old Town of Naxos. You will discover Naxos history as you climb up the hill, walking down the alleyways, you will be taken back through time from the ancient gods to the Dukes and the walled fortress of the Middle Ages.

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    The tour continues to the noble quarters of the Medieval Palace. Αs you stroll down the vibrancy of the Old Town you will experience many sensations every step of the way in the narrow streets. Every corner and every coat of arms above the doorways has a story to tell about the history of the families on the island.

    Your expert guide will bring to life the timeless myths and history of Naxos from its early Cycladic past to the Medieval all the way until modern times
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    The inspirational walk ends at the famous Portara, of the Temple of Apollo, offering a breathtaking view of the sensational sunset over the azure Aegean Sea.

    Last but not least, before the end of the tour your guide offers tips on the best places for lunch, shopping and further activities on your own so you get the most from your stay on our beautiful island.

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    Price list

    • People
      39 Euros per person

    Times

    Starts: 6:00 pm
    2 hrs
    Ends: 8:00 pm
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    2 hrs
    Ends: 7:00 pm
    Please be there 15 minutes earlier.

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    Your email ticket will contain all the information you need for an easy and smooth experience. You’ll get contact details, meeting point or pick up details with a Google map, our direct line (in case you need it) and much more.

    Important information

    • The start time depends on the time of the sunset
    • May - August 18:00
    • Sept - Oct 17:00

    Please bring with you

    A small bottle of water is recommended.
    Transfer information
    Free & easy cancellation policy
    • Cancellations received within less than 24 hours before departure and no shows are non-refundable.
    • Cancellations received up to 48 hours prior to tour departure are subject to 50% cancellation fee.
    • Full refund is provided to cancellations received earlier than 48 hours before the delivery of our services.

    Location

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    Sfigga
    Naxos, Naxos Town, Cyclades, 84300,
    Greece

    Getting to the location

    The meeting point is at the marble Sphinx statue in front of the Town Hall.

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    Itinerary

    • Old Town

    • Venetian Castle

    • Portara

    FAQs

    When will I get my ticket?
    We will confirm availability within 1 day or less. Once availability has been confirmed, will we then ask you to pay by sending you an email with a payment link. Please pay promptly to ensure your booking goes ahead.
    What happens if the weather is bad?
    In case the weather is bad and for your safety your excursion is cancelled you will first be offered the chance to reschedule. If, for whatever reason you can't or don't want to reschedule - including, simply, your wishes, we will then immediately process a 100% refund of your booking. Without any extra fees or charges. No hassle no fuss.
    Can I pay on arrival?
    It is not possible to pay on arrival. The only way to secure a booking is to make a reservation beforehand.

    Reviews for this excursion

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    Very nice

    January 2, 2023
    Rated 5 out of 5

    Short tour with a great tour guide! I enjoyed it very much and saw Naxos from a different perspective!

    Aexia
    Travel Date: Sunday, September 5, 2021

    Know the history of the island

    January 2, 2023
    Rated 5 out of 5

    Incredible tour. I was not bored at all. I recommend it unreservedly!

    Umer
    Travel Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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    Reviews from around the web for this company

    5.0
    Based on 78 Reviews
    tripadvisor
    Kerry K
    January 1, 1970

    Amazing tour of Naxos!

    Amazing tour of Naxos!

    tripadvisor
    Amanda S
    January 1, 1970

    Walking, food and history in Naxos Town

    Walking, food and history in Naxos Town

    tripadvisor
    Catherine
    January 1, 1970

    Great tour - wear comfortable shoes!

    Great tour - wear comfortable shoes!

    tripadvisor
    Henry D
    January 1, 1970

    Personal, insightful and great choice of food stops

    Personal, insightful and great choice of food stops

    tripadvisor
    Anne W
    January 1, 1970

    Loved every minute of this tour!

    Loved every minute of this tour!

    tripadvisor
    Constantin102
    January 1, 1970

    The only Naxos travel agent you will ever need. They are the best!

    The only Naxos travel agent you will ever need. They are the best!

    tripadvisor
    vkr92
    January 1, 1970

    Great Tour

    Great Tour

    tripadvisor
    Laura F
    January 1, 1970

    Delicious and informative

    Delicious and informative

    tripadvisor
    TravelingMamaB
    January 1, 1970

    Lovely introduction to Naxos Town but rather simplistic in the mythology portion.

    Lovely introduction to Naxos Town but rather simplistic in the mythology portion.

    tripadvisor
    Rhristou
    January 1, 1970

    Adonis was our marvelous guide!

    Adonis was our marvelous guide!

    tripadvisor
    Annie K
    January 1, 1970

    Great way to begin Naxos vacation!

    Great way to begin Naxos vacation!

    tripadvisor
    Cosmopolitan309436
    January 1, 1970

    You can't miss this

    You can't miss this

    tripadvisor
    Hanamarie T
    January 1, 1970

    Katia provides a genuine experience

    Katia provides a genuine experience

    tripadvisor
    Max K
    January 1, 1970

    Great tour of Naxos!

    Great tour of Naxos!

    tripadvisor
    Richard K
    January 1, 1970

    Superb tour !

    Superb tour !

    tripadvisor
    Matt Ryan
    January 1, 1970

    Amazing tours!

    Amazing tours!

    tripadvisor
    SSun124
    January 1, 1970

    Awesome tour with Katia!

    Awesome tour with Katia!

    tripadvisor
    Eva N
    January 1, 1970

    Brilliant tour!

    Brilliant tour!

    tripadvisor
    Maria C
    January 1, 1970

    The perfect blend of ancient and modern Greece: Delos and Mikonos

    The perfect blend of ancient and modern Greece: Delos and Mikonos

    tripadvisor
    Minke
    January 1, 1970

    Highly recommended food/city tour

    Highly recommended food/city tour

    tripadvisor
    Naomi W
    January 1, 1970

    Perfect welcome to Naxos

    Perfect welcome to Naxos

    tripadvisor
    Blackeyedsusan
    January 1, 1970

    Great way start a week in Naxos !

    Great way start a week in Naxos !

    tripadvisor
    AnnaMarieT917
    January 1, 1970

    Excellent

    Excellent

    tripadvisor
    April
    January 1, 1970

    5 star Food & Culture walking tour

    5 star Food & Culture walking tour

    tripadvisor
    NMRB91
    January 1, 1970

    Incredibly interesting, Katia is super knowledgeable

    Incredibly interesting, Katia is super knowledgeable

    tripadvisor
    AnneBerkhamsted_UK
    January 1, 1970

    Lovely guide & great food!

    Lovely guide & great food!

    tripadvisor
    Anthony
    January 1, 1970

    Amazing experience

    Amazing experience

    tripadvisor
    Casper-H-Denmark
    January 1, 1970

    Gør det alene

    Gør det alene

    tripadvisor
    lisah1104
    January 1, 1970

    Amazing tour!

    Amazing tour!

    tripadvisor
    Marian R
    January 1, 1970

    Glad we took the tour

    Glad we took the tour

    tripadvisor
    Carina F
    January 1, 1970

    Excellent food tour

    Excellent food tour

    tripadvisor
    Kristi Remy
    January 1, 1970

    Can see the food and culture of Naxos, highly recommend!!!

    Can see the food and culture of Naxos, highly recommend!!!

    tripadvisor
    Susana B
    January 1, 1970

    Amazing experience!

    Amazing experience!

    tripadvisor
    Chris S
    January 1, 1970

    Stunning views and cheese!

    Stunning views and cheese!

    tripadvisor
    Carina E
    January 1, 1970

    Fantastic day

    Fantastic day

    tripadvisor
    Fotini
    January 1, 1970

    Highly recommended

    Highly recommended

    tripadvisor
    Christina
    January 1, 1970

    It's a must tour!

    It's a must tour!

    tripadvisor
    Rena C.
    January 1, 1970

    Wonderful approach of a Naxos Town Walk

    Wonderful approach of a Naxos Town Walk

    tripadvisor
    Cathy B
    January 1, 1970

    Absolutely Recommend this Tour…and Natasha as your guide!

    Absolutely Recommend this Tour…and Natasha as your guide!

    tripadvisor
    Angel E
    January 1, 1970

    BEST AUTHENTIC TOUR IN ALL OF CYCLADES!!!! AND ALL OF GREECE!!!!

    BEST AUTHENTIC TOUR IN ALL OF CYCLADES!!!! AND ALL OF GREECE!!!!

    tripadvisor
    Michael Watkins
    January 1, 1970

    A wonderful experience and a great guide!

    A wonderful experience and a great guide!

    tripadvisor
    Alexandra D
    January 1, 1970

    Amazing first day in Naxos!

    Amazing first day in Naxos!

    tripadvisor
    Gabby K
    January 1, 1970

    Awesome tour of Naxos!

    Awesome tour of Naxos!

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