Calendar of Events

Naxos Nonstop: What's on in September

Naxos: A Destination for Cultural Events Too! Rich program awaits visitors and residents of all ages and interests


September 12th: Wine Fest

Naxos, the island of Dionysus, celebrates the season of the wine harvest with a wine fest complete with wine, music and dance! At 8 pm at Alsos Ellis, across the street from the Church of Agios Nikodimos, Chora, Naxos.

Religious Festivals

September 14 on Donoussa: The Fete of the Cross (Timios Stavros)

On September 14, Day of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) –the patron of the island, pilgrims from Donoussa and nearby islands come with offerings and big candles to pay their respects to the icon, which is considered miraculous.

Bike Riding

A one-of-a-kind mountain bike race that takes cyclists through some rough terrain passing archeological sites such as the (6th cent. BC) Temple of Demeter.

Coming Up! The 2nd Annual Naxos Mountain Bike Race Sunday Oct. 26th

For a second year in a row, the island of Naxos hosts a technically challenging mountain bike race with a route that boasts some of the islands most significant ancient & Byzantine monuments and sites. Deadline for registration is Oct. 24th!

Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides

Download the travel guides published by the Municipality of Naxos and Small Cyclades and discover all there is to know about Naxos, Iraklia, Schinoussa, Koufonsissa and Donoussa: five special islands of Greece's Cyclades! The guides — illustrated...

Where to Stay

A Quick By-Category Guide

Choosing where to stay is often the first thing to decide once travelers have picked the destination they are going to visit.  While we cannot make specific suggestions on where to stay, this short by-interest guide is designed to assist based on...

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