The Medieval Castle

3 hours
Apollo Temple, Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, Greece

Naxos’ towering castle holds many fascinating secrets. Embark on a storytelling tour that will take you back to an era where conquerors, empires, castles and pirates shaped history. The medieval castle of Naxos Town unveils a world of forgotten times with Latin conquerors held the island after the 13the century. Discover how some of the castle’s buildings are still being used and how its fortifications protected the city. Centuries after the Ancient Greeks had shaped their destiny by taking advantage of several strategic spots on the island, such as the Naxian Castle and the Temple of Apollo, the Latin occupiers followed in their footsteps.

Notes:

  • Tour lasts 3 hours and begins from the port area in town
  • Tour times are flexible (morning, afternoon or at sunset*)

Includes:

  • Certified guide/narrator
  • Visits to all key points in castle
  • Taxes

Does not include:

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

*Sunset tour ends at the temple of Apollo to enjoy the enchanting sunset

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