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Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades island group, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other idylls, it is one of the most enchanting places for any visitor. Despite flying somewhat under the radar, the...

Neanderthals Reached Greek Island of Naxos 200,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals and early humans are now believed to have inhabited Naxos 200,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought.

The Mystery of the Sleeping Giant of Naxos, Greece

An ancient giant statue has been lying on its back for centuries on a hill on the scenic Greek island of Naxos.

Apeiranthos: The Unique Mountain Village of Naxos, Greece

Apeiranthos is a beautiful mountain village of Naxos, the Cycladic island of Greece, seemingly untouched by time.

EU Adds Naxos Island's ''Arseniko'' Cheese to Protected Geographical Indication List

The European Commission announced on Monday that yet another iconic, traditional Greek product will be added to its coveted list of ''Protected Geographical Indication'' (PGI) foods. Arseniko cheese, made for millennia on the island of Naxos, will soon be added...

The Sensational Twin Sandy Beaches of Greece's Naxos

  In the middle of the west coast of Naxos, south of the island's capital, Chora, there are two neighboring seaside settlements that are ideal destinations for your summer vacation. Located 5km from Naxos Town, Agios Prokopios beach is considered as...

Google Adds Naxos' Temple of Apollo to its Arts & Culture Platform

The Temple of Apollo on the Cycladic Island of Naxos is the latest addition to the Google Arts & Culture platform and its Open Heritage Gateway, which digitally records important monuments of the world. Google launched the Open Heritage Gateway...

Photo of Romantic Cats Enjoying the Sunset in Greece's Naxos Goes Viral

This photo of the two cats sitting next to each other savoring the sunset on the Greek island of Naxos has gone viral. The photo of the romantic cats was snapped by tourist Amanda Harrington near the port of the...

Naxos Sets Guinness Record For Largest Portion of French Fries – Weighing 625 Kilos! (Video)

The Association of Agricultural Cooperatives of Naxos managed to break their own record in less than 8 hours - for the largest portion of french fries! It took them slicing and dicing 2.5 tons of potatoes, 800 kilograms of olive...

Quad-Bike Renters Picket Mykonos, Naxos Ports in Road-Ban Protest

Mykonos police and port authority are braced for protests on Wednesday as owners of businesses which rent all-terrain vehicles to tourists are blocking the port over a traffic law banning ATVs from the island's roads. In a letter sent to the...

Archaeological Sites to Visit in Naxos Island

Naxos is big a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea and part of the group of the Cycladic Islands. This favorite touristic destination is an ideal place to visit also during the low season. Its rich history has...

Bollywood Videoclip Shot on Naxos Reaches 120 Million Views in Less than a Month

It is not often that a Bollywood video is shot somewhere other than India, but then again, Naxos island is not just any other place. Makes one wonder if it is the song or the location that was the reason for...

Norwegian Divers Discover Roman-era Shipwrecks off Naxos Island

Divers exploring the reef off the coast of Naxos island, were in for a surprise when they discovered a cluster of ancient shipwrecks. The eight wrecks, which date to the Roman Empire era of around 2,000 years ago, were found...

Greek Island of Naxos Transformed for Bollywood Blockbuster Movie (photos)

Almost 200 people, singers, actors, dancers and production staff descended to the Aegean island of Naxos for the shooting of an upcoming Indian blockbuster movie. The picturesque Greek island was transformed for the needs of Bollywood production Tiger Zinda Hai....

Naxos Tavern Owner Finds Clever Way to Protest Against Heavy Taxes, Austerity

A tavern owner on Naxos found an inventive way to protest against the heavy taxes and overall austerity imposed upon Greek people in the past seven years. The businessman made his protest statement on the back of the menu, both...