Chalki – Kaloxylos – Moni (circular)
Link the past to the present with this beautiful walk through the Byzantine history of Naxos.
- Explore the picturesque villages of Chalki, Kaloxylos and Moni
- Discover the Venetian towers and Byzantine churches of Tragea Valley
- Visit the Citron distillery and taste the local liqueur
This tour will unveil fascinating facts about the medieval era and domination of Christianity in the Cyclades, and how the fertile valley of Tragea in the heartland of Naxos helped the island’s economy and society flourish, even as it changed hands from Byzantine to Venetian rule. You will explore beautiful Chalki, the main settlement of the area, and the villages surrounding it, greatly influenced by its economic, social and cultural importance, still dominant today. The area is famous for the Venetian towers and numerous Byzantine churches, giving it the name of “Mystras of Naxos”.
* This tour is offered on a private basis only.
- LOW SEASON RATES (1/4-30/6 & 1/9-30/10)
1 to 3 Persons: 460 € /tour
4 to 8 Persons: 610 € /tour
- HIGH SEASON RATES (1/7-31/8)
1 to 3 Persons: 510 € /tour
4 to 8 Persons: 670 € /tour
Chalki village, at the main public parking area | Click for map
Chalki village, at the main public parking area
Walking tour with a certified guide/narrator
Bio local refreshment and snacks
Light meal with various meze dishes of local gastronomy in a “farm-to-table” village tavern, including drinks
Transfers to/from meeting/ending points
Hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, comfortable clothing, backpack.