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Travel information for Ferries.
Ships and Ferries to Naxos - Cycladic Islands.

Naxos and the Cyclades in general are connected
to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina. From Naxos
you can also visit the nearby Cycladic islands of
Ios, Santorini, Kimolos, Paros, Anafi, Amorgos etc.

In addition, there are ferry connection from Naxos
ferry to the islands of Crete, Rhodes, and basically all Dodecanese and East Aegean Islands via a third island.

Your trip to Naxos can be with a conventional ferry boat, by Highspeed or Flying dolphin depending on
the day, the time and the ferry company you wish
to travel with.

If you select to visit Naxos with the conventional
ferry your trip will take about 5-7 hours while with
a Highspeed ferry 3.5-4.5 hours depending on how
many ports the ferry will call at on the way.

Ferries from Piraeus to Naxos run all year round
on a daily basis. In summer of course there are more departures to choose from.

1. Piraeus - Paros - Naxos - Syros
Mykonos
2. Piraeus - Paros - Naxos - Ios - Sikinos
Folegandros - Anafi - Santorini
3. Piraeus - Paros - Antiparos - Naxos
Santorini - Ios
4. Piraeus - Kythnos - Serifos - Sifnos
Milos - Kimolos - Folegandros - Sikinos
Ios - Naxos - Paros - Antiparos
5. Rafina - Syros - Paros - Naxos
6. Thessaloniki - Skiathos - Skopelos
Syros - Tinos - Mykonos - Paros
Naxos - Ios - Santorini - Heraklion

Attention !
The above mentioned information is subject to alteration. To be sure about correct schedules, departure and arrival times of conventional and highspeed ferries check the ONLINE Booking System.

Naxos Ferries Cycladic Islands

Ships and Ferries to the island of Naxos in the Cyclades
Travel Information for ferries to Naxos. Island of Naxos Cyclades.

ON LINE Booking System for seats and tickets in real time.

Starting your reservation through the online booking system you can select to have your tickets
sent to you or to collect them from the port office on the day of departure about 2 hours
before departure simply by giving your reservation code and showing your ID card.

We wish you a pleasant trip!

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Α multileg reservation allows you
to combine 2 to 4 domestic routes
(routes within Greece) in one reservation,
even if the selected departures are
operated by different ferry companies.

Travel Guide Naxos Island Cyclades Greece

NAXOS > ARCHAEOLOGY

Portara

Portara Naxos Cyclades Greek Islands Greece

The first thing you see as the ship enters Naxos' port, is the Portara. It is built on the small island of Palatia and is the gatway to the ancient Apollo Temple, which was never completed.

The Portara was built in the middle of the 6th century BC, when the tyrant, Lygdame, ruled the island. The island, which is called Palatia by the locals, is connected to the tragic myth of Ariadne. According to mythology, Thesseus abandoned Ariadne on the island. It was then that Dionysos saw her and married her. There is another scenario according to which Ariadne was drawn into the sea.

Dimitra’s Temple

Dimitra’s Temple Naxos Cyclades Greek Islands Greece

Near the village of Sagri in the area of Giroulas excavations brought to light the remains of an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess, Dimitra.

It is a structure dating back to the oppressor Lygdamidos (530 BC) and belongs to his ambitious structural programme, similar to the one built by his Athenian friend, Pesistratos.

The building has a square plan and an inner collonade of Ion style. It is a very rare marble building half of which has been saved. It gives information about the way the marble roof was made and about the first buildings of Ion style. It is the forerunner of classic attic architecture.

Ancient City

On the north side of the port, at Grotta, the archaeological excavations brought to light the remains of Naxo's mycinaic town. According to the findings it is a part of the settlement's ancient market.

This town flourished in 1300BC. It is well worth a visit.