Together we travel to the centre of the Island to Moni where our hike will begin. Exploring the flora and fauna of this region we will follow the old marble trails to the next village of Kaloxylos.
Aromatherapy Herbs such as Lavender, Louisa, Lemon and Verbena surround us, the fresh clean air has a perfume, you sense you are far away from urban pollution. The trail leads us through fertile land, Citrus, Pomegranate, Plum, Cherry, Fig, Olive and Grape are managed to reap a rewarding harvest. Transiting the Tragea plateau we reach the quaint, charming village of Halki, an ideal location for our first refreshment break.
Here we have the opportunity to visit the Kitros museum owned by the Valindras family. It is the oldest distillery on the Island and you are able to sample their famous beautifully coloured liqueurs.
«Explore the heartland of the Island, a fertile plain, An aroma of herbs, Historic Churches amongst Picturesque undulating scenery.»
After our break in Halki we will continue walking through a magnificent more barren landscape, during this stretch we are able to see the upper fort of “Apano Kastro” and also a panoramic view of Chora.
After a short walk we reach our next and final destination Ano-Potamia where we will have time for a light lunch and acquaint ourselves with new friendships before returning to Chora (Naxos Town).
Amazing Hike on Naxos
What an amazing hike. When visiting Naxsos hiking with Stella is a must. Stella is a caring and knowledgeable guide.The views of the mountains, the plants along the way and finally the beautiful swim and lunch at the end was memorable. We will definitely do another hike the next time we are in Naxsos.
Never a dull moment with Stella. She is a hidden gem
We hade a great amazing experience on our hike with Stella from Koronos to Lionas Bay. Stella has unlimited knowledge on the botanics, history and geography of Koronos region at Naxos. Our group of 16 greatly enjoyed her passionate story telling and learned so much during the beautiful hike. ended with a dive in the waves of Lionas Bay and a fantastic lunch. Highly recommeded.
RPPVDB, Amsterdam, Netherlands
I really enjoyed this 2 days walking with Stella, I did 2 différents hikings , one through 7 beautiful villages of Naxos island. Stella knows about medicinal plants and tells stories about the history of the island. The second hiking is a fantastic way from the village of Koronos to the bay of lyonas. Stella is well organized I really had pleasure with her.
RitaAM M, Geneva, Switzerland
Koronos to Liona Bay Hike
We had a wonderful day with Stella. She picked us up at the hotel in Ágios Prokopios and then drove us to Koronos where the hiking started. The marble path is fantastic! Stella makes us feel very relaxed, shows the different villages surrounding the area and provides a lot of “aromatherapy” experiences with the herbs that grow in the area.
oliveirathompson, Florida, US
Want to find the real Naxos? Ask Stella.
My wife and I have been coming to the blessed island of Naxos for 10 years. This year we decided we must make more of an effort to discover more of the island. Stella is a local lady who gave us a brilliant waterfall walk. She is awesome. Knowlegable about everything Naxos, including plants and herbs founds on the walk. Ignore the rest, choose the best... Stella.
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