Plan an excursion to the Ancient Sanctuary of Apollo and Demeter in Gyroula Sagri (daily, except Mondays, 08: 30-15: 00), the Sanctuary of Dionysus in the Yria (daily except Mondays, 08:30 - 15:00, 22850 42325, 22850 22725), Apollo’s Kouros in the village of Apollonas, a huge impressive semi-finished kouros in the ancient quarry of the area. And of course don’t forget to climb up to the Temple of Apollo, to see the famous Portara, the trademark of the island, at the port.

The island has seven museums of particular interest, such as the Archaeological Museum, which is housed in the building of the Emporiki School in Chora, with exhibits dating back to the Neolithic period until the Early Christian period (daily, except Mondays, 08:30-15:00 22850 22725). The Byzantine Museum, housed in one of the most imposing buildings of Chora Castle, the famous tower of Krispi, which hosts a very remarkable exhibition of Byzantine sculpture from Naxos and the Cyclades from the 7th to the 12th century (daily except Sundays , 10:00-14:00, 210 3218075). The Geological Museum in Aperanthus, with a unique collection of minerals and minerals from Naxos and the South Aegean since 1964 (July, 10:30-19:30 & August 10:30-21:00, 22850 61725). The Venetian Museum in Chora in the Della Rocca-Barozzi Tower, filled with furniture and utilitarian items of the time (daily, 10:00-15:00 & 19:00-22:00, 22850-28377). The On-site Archaeological Museum, a unique of its kind museum, where visitors can admire the ancient remains of the Mycenaean city of Grotta, right at the spot where they were found (daily, except Mondays, 08:30-15:00, 22850 22725) Metropolis of Chora). The Folklore Museum, in the main square of Aperanthus with more than 1,200 exhibits of folk art (July 10:30-19:30 & August 10:30-21:00, 22850 61725).
You can also plan a visit to one of the traditional olive presses of the island. Note the most interesting of them. The Boulamatsades olive press in the neighborhood of Livadaki in the settlement of Koroni (22850 51457, 6944 607672). The oil mill of Ioannis Sakeliadis at the Kokkos tower in Kaloxilos, built around 1664, of Dimari, located in the homonymous position between Melanes and Kourounohori, the first motorized oil mill on the island (all year round), the one in the village of Damalas (22850 31326) and the olive press at Eggares dating back to 1880 (July-August 16:00-18:00, 22850 24180, 6973 054 801).

Vallindra’s visitable distillery. The first who create the famous drink “Kitro” of Naxos, one of the three liqueurs with a designation of origin. Housed in an old mansion in Halki (22850 31220).