Naxos Island has over 40 villages to visit and most of them have their own distinct character and style. Naxos Town (or Hora) is Naxos capital and port and it is a lively town with 9,000 inhabitants. Naxos Town combines beach (Saint George) and cosmopolitan town resort with a lot of interesting places to visit.
Most of the villages in Naxos Island are in the middle and the north of the island. There are many routes to choose from, and for the adventure lovers there are more than 20 walking tours to discover olive groves, forests, caves, ravines.
Potamia is a group of three beautiful villages in a fertile valley, Melanes is close to Potamia and it is the place to see the huge statue of Kouros. Apeiranthos or T'Aperathou is a pretty village on the slops of Mount Zas at 650m altitude, Koronos, a stepped village is is one of the most beautiful villages in Naxos Island. Keramoti is a very attractive village full of walnut trees and surrounded by mountains. Halki or Tragea once administrative centre, is a beautiful village with long history.
Filoti is nice village, sourrounded by olive groves and settled on the flank of Zas mountain. Sagri with its ancient monuments, Byzantine Churches, Venetian castles is one of the interesting places in Naxos. Galini and Eggares are traditional, quiet and peaceful villages, in the verdant Galini - Eggares Valley.