9 days in Naxos & Athens Itinerary

9 days in Naxos & Athens Itinerary

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9 days in Naxos & Athens Itinerary

Start: Athens
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Naxos
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
2
Athens
— 6 nights
End: Athens

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Old Town, steep yourself in history at Kastro, then look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, then kick back and relax at Mikri Vigla Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Portara.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Naxos itinerary builder.

Athens to Naxos is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also ride a ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Naxos, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Portara ©
Portara
Kastro ©
Kastro

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Greeking.me - Athens Tours as well as Taxi Tours - Jordan Daioglou. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Athens holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Naxos to Athens in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Naxos in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Athens, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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