Greek Island icons & landmarks: Shark Rock on Naxos

Shark Rock is an amusing attraction on the western coast of Naxos, between Agia Anna and Maraga. We shot this photo of the grinning Great White during our first trip to Naxos in 2005.   This is the first instalment of Greek Islands Icons & Landmarks, a planned series of occasional posts about curious, unusual […]
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Tips & talk about Naxos: my interview with Hype Magazine

Enjoying the scenery on Naxos, one of my favourite Greek Islands   I love talking about Greece — that’s one of the main reasons why I write this blog, after all! — so I was delighted when Hype Magazine, the blog published by the U.K.-based Holiday Hypermarket, invited me to participate in a Q & A […]
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Why Naxos is setting tourism records this summer

ShareNaxos: The Land for a Young God is a professionally-produced video that shows some of the island’s top attractions, including its gorgeous beaches, scenic mountain villages and historic monuments   Good press: “Naxos is breaking every record on tourist arrivals this year,” declares the headline of an article published August 12 on naxos.gr, the website for the municipality […]
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Enchanting views of Naxos

ShareNaxos: The island that will enchant you is a mesmerizing 4-minute area film by Naxos Times   Here’s an intriguing video of Naxos that’s unlike any I’ve seen before. Released just this week by Naxos Times, the 4-minute film features breathtaking aerial views of Naxos Town as well as Cape Agios Prokopios in the Stelida district of […]
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Naxos: The quietly traditional heart of the Cyclades

Shops line a narrow lane in the historic Old Market district of Naxos Town. Photo by Mike Andrew.   Sitting at the heart of the Aegean, can the unassuming and traditionally minded Naxos hold its own against its cosmopolitan neighbours?   Guest post by James Andrew The shutters bang and clatter against the window. The howling, […]
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In photos: Two weeks on Naxos

Approaching Filoti, one of more than two dozen fascinating mountain villages on Naxos. This image is one of just 600 photos from the Two Weeks on Naxos album on the MyGreeceTravelBlog Flickr page.  Click here to open the album and view the photo highlights from our Naxos vacation last October.  
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Naxos captures 6th place on TripAdvisor traveller ranking of the top 10 islands in the world

A view toward Tsikalario and Himmaros, just two of many scenic mountain villages on Naxos island   Visitor favourite: Looks like we have plenty of company in recommending Naxos as an outstanding Greek Island holiday destination — it has been rated the Number 6 island in the world in TripAdvisor’s 2014 Traveler’s Choice Awards. Naxos […]
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