Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades Islands and is situated pretty much in the middle of the Aegean Sea. You can get there by ferry, as I did, hydrofoil, or by Olympic Airways connections from Athens.
The ferries and hydrofoils to Naxos all dock in Naxos Town where the first thing you notice is a bizarre archaeological site standing proud on a headland (see journal entry). The port feels much more touristy than many other island ports, what with the tavernas, restaurants, ticket shops, and tourist shops lining the harbour.
The town is made up of four distinct areas. First, there is the harbour, with its bustling front of bars, restaurants and tourist shops and fishermen at work. The...Read More