Diving

Naxos

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Diving

The waters around Naxos hold a plethora of marine treasures: from the eerie remains of sunken ships to colourful fish and curious underwater creatures swimming an arm's length away. Several companies offer professional training courses and necessary guidance through local waters to experienced divers.

Do & See

Whether it is beach relaxation, active pursuits, ancient ruins, or even museums that you're looking for — Naxos has it all. Sites of particular interest include the gate-shaped Portara, Venetian Kastro, the beautiful hiking trails inland (towards the village of Halki, containing the historic Vallindras citrus distillery), and the island's sparse (yet present) archaeological sites.