Naxos Food Tour

Winding local streets
Naxos is the largest of the Greek Cyclades islands, home to ancient ruins, inviting beaches, and mountain villages that seem suspended in time. Naxos is also famous as having some of the best and freshest produce in the entire Cyclades island chain. This guided food tour highlights this part of Naxos' culture with visits to towns like Kindaros, Kaloxylos, Chalki, and the marble town of Apeiranthos, as well as the capital town and main harbor, Naxos Chora.

The tour includes visits with local producers for a sampling of the ingredients used in the island's better-known dishes, such as loukoumades (fried donuts), keftedes (meatballs) with tzatziki sauce and Naxian cheeses. It also includes a cheese/olive picnic with coffee, juice, bread, fruit, and yogurt. The tour ends with a tasting of the local kitron liqueur at a distillery.

Itineraries with Naxos Food Tour

Relaxing Secret Cyclades - 16 Days

See the lesser-known side of the Cyclades on this 16-day  island itinerary. After sampling the street foods of Athens, you'll ferry off to the Cycladic islands that deserve just as much of the spotlight as their more-famous siblings. Tour the mansions of the Cycladic capital on Syros, explore the Tinos marble scene, bike the beaches of Naxos, and see the villages and vineyards of Ios before your return to Athens, accompanied by the sweeping of the Aegean Sea.

Past and Present in Athens, Tinos, Mykonos & Naxos - 14 Days

Some say that Greek civilization has been around so long, they've had the opportunity to try every form of government. See the results of those political experiments on this 14-day itinerary, starting in Athens, the birthplace of democracy. You'll head out to the Cyclades after an Acropolis tour to experience the food and history of the islands before you return to the city.

Past and Present in Athens, Tinos & Naxos - 7 Days

Cover more than 3,000 years in just seven days with this educational itinerary. You'll learn about the myths of the Acropolis along with the agriculture of Naxos and artisans of Tinos as you sweep past the centuries in the city of Athens and Cyclades island chain.