Exploring Naxos Old Town

Greece, Naxos Guide (B): Exploring Naxos Old Town

Exploring the winding streets of the Naxos Old Town is a wonderful way to spend a day in Naxos, Greece especially after spending the day at the beach. It is the classic white village of Greece, and many locals still live in the Old Town making for an authentic Greek experience.

When you first enter the Naxos Old Town, you are entering the Bourgos area. The Bourgos area is where the Old Market is located. The Old Market is the place to shop and eat in the Chora, the village. You will find a variety of shops and restaurants here.

As you go further into the Chora, you will enter the Kastro area. The Kastro is the area that is still occupied by much of the 13th century Venetian Castle. As you get closer to one of the three entrances, look for signs on the ground or walls that say Kastro.

Besides getting lost and finding hidden gems, there are lots to explore inside the Old Town of Naxos. Here are all the things to do in Naxos Old Town.

Shopping is easy to do in Naxos Old Town and there is something for everyone. There are the typical tourist shops with souvenirs such as magnets and t-shirts and then there are clothing stores, jewelry stores, craft stores and more. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Exploring Naxos Old Town
Guide Location: Greece » Naxos
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Kastro   Papyrus   Jubilee   elevator   Archeological Museum of Naxos   Mitropolis Museum   Folk Museum Collection   Metaxi Mas   Apostolis   Labyrinth Wine Restaurant  
Author: Tiffany Schureman
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