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The entire Aegean on an island!

Naxos, the island of Dionysus, with its turquoise waters and endless sandy beaches, the quaint villages and the long history and tradition, is among the most popular islands worldwide. However, what many may not know is that Naxos has to offer much more than what one can imagine ... It has "hideouts" in nature, flavors and scents that enchant, as well as activities that lead to unique experiences! Those that love adventure or exploration, those who ride their bike or take their back pack and go, those who love good food, as well as those who'd rather partake in water sports activities... seize the opportunity and make all your wishes a reality. Then again if your kind of the perfect holiday is enjoying the sun and the sea ... you are at the right place!

Besides, Naxos generously offers everything!!


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[ Naxos Activities Fun and Action] Naxos, the island of Dionysus, with its turquoise waters and endless sandy beaches, quaint villages and long history, is among the most popular islands of Greece and beyond. However, what many may not know is that Naxos has to offer much more than one can imagine... Activities, which lead to unique experiences! If you seek adventure and exploration or prefer the thrill that water sports activities offer... seize the opportunity and make your wishes come true!

Welcome to Naxos Activities!

Naxos Horse Riding Club Make your dreams come true! Enjoy the distinctive nature of Naxos on horseback, whether on the beautiful beaches or in the mountains. Beginner and advanced riders welcome. Two or three day rides, as well as dual activity holidays can be arranged in low season. Contact Info: Kokkina Spitia Cyclades, Greece 84300 Tel: +30 694 8809142 E-mail: lindabarratt70@hotmail.com

Horse Riding Club

Flisvos Water Sports

Located at the St George - St Prokopios areas, Flisvos Water Sports experienced instructors will guide you through the sports of waterskiing, wakeboarding, jetskiing, canoeing, windsurfing, tubing, as well as a variety of other activities. Contact Info: Saint George Beach and Saint Prokopios Beach, 84300 Naxos Greece Tel: +30 22850 22804 Mobile: +30 694 6370990 www.flisvoswatersports.gr

Heart Rock Co Karting

Flisvos Water Sports

Located just 3 km outside of Chora Naxos, you can partake in the exciting activity of kart racing. The Heart Rock Kartodrome, offers a safe, wonderful and educational entertainment opportunity for the whole family. Open daily from 10 A.M. until midnight. Contact Info: +30 693 8010894, +30 693 2436874, +30 694 4885527

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Heart Rock Co Karting


Situated at Saint George Beach, Flisvos Sportsclub provides all facilities and equipment for the water sports enthusiasts, as well as those who like adventure and exploration. We offer windsurfing, watersports, yacht and catamaran sailing, beach sports and mountain biking. Contact Info: Saint George Beach, 84300 Naxos T +30 22850 24308 • E info@flisvos-sportclub.com www.flisvos-sportclub.com

Flisvos Sportclub

Aqua Fun Water Park

The ideal place for a family to spend quality time together. Our activity filled park will give you unforgettable moments of fun and absolute relaxation. Cover charge applies only to those guests wishing to take part in the activities. Contact Info: Stelida, Naxos 84300 Greece T +30 22850 25050 • F +30 22850 24385 E info@aquafun.gr • www.aquafun.gr

Aqua Fun Water Park

Naxos Tours... Trekking Naxos!

Offering the River walk (Full Day) and Naxos at your Feet (Half Day), our guests have the opportunity to explore the island and discover sights otherwise not seeing. Spend your day in peaceful and tranquil surroundings untouched and undisturbed by the modern way of life. Contact Info: T +30 22850 24000 E info@naxostours.net • www.naxostours.net

Naxos Activities!

Flisvos Sportclub

Trekking Naxos

From morning until late at night, with the cedar forest and the blue sea in the background, live the special moments of summer ... NOTOS offers the opportunity to enjoy a coffee, a drink or meal throughout the course of the day by the sea! Savor modern seafood cuisine with Greek, Italian and Mediterranean references ... Try sole fillet stuffed with shrimp, spaghetti with meatballs in tomato sauce stuffed with Naxos kefalotiri, as well as farfalle with salmon and vodka. Do not forget to taste our refreshing NOTOS salad ... and our strawberry cheesecake. Exceptional mezedes for ouzo or wine and of course the best freddo cappuccino you've ever had!

Alyko, Naxos T +30 22850 75569 E notoslounge@hotmail.com June - July 2016

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gastronomy

Popi Alimperti Translation: Jack Axaopoulos

Tasty & traditional Naxian recipes Perhaps you are craving a delicious authentic Naxian recipe. Food extremely tasty, using seasonal products with a timeless appeal. We have the suggestions... all you need to do is add the ingredients and your own touch in creating these recipes for a tasty summer meal! In the foreground the taste of summer vegetables ... eggplant, zucchini, tomato, onion and the local meats and cheeses that do not need additional spices or herbs to enhance their flavor.

Zuchinni pie For the dough 1 kg flour for all uses 250 g. Naxos fresh butter (at room temperature) 250 g. milk 1 packet of yeast How to prepare Mix all ingredients together and knead until the dough is not sticky. (If sticky, add a little more flour). Divide into two parts and roll out two sheets (the one that will go underneath, slightly larger). For the filling 1 kg small zucchinis grated Olive oil Dill, parsley (chopped) Pepper, salt 3 eggs ½ pound Naxos feta cheese How to prepare In a saucepan with a little oil, add the zucchini, the dill and parsley and cook until wilted. Add some pepper and salt (attention to salt because the cheese is salty). Remove from heat and slowly add the well-beaten eggs. In the end add the feta cheese (crumbled in large pieces). Finally place the larger sheet of dough at the bottom of a greased pan, add the filling and then cover with the other sheet of dough. Sprinkle with a little water and place in a pre heated oven.

Eggplant rolls Ingredients 5 eggplants Olive oil ½ kilo of Naxos feta cheese Peppers (green, red, yellow), chopped Grated onion

Fresh tomato sauce Preparation Cut the eggplant into long slices and place in water for 1 hour. Rinse and fry, enough to soften and then place them on paper to absorb the excess oil. In another pan-fry the peppers with the onion until wilted. In a bowl mash the feta cheese and add the onion with the peppers and a little pepper. Put the eggplant slices on a flat surface, add a little bit of the mixture on one end of each eggplant slice, roll and place in a pan. Pour over the tomato sauce and sprinkle some kaseri or Arseniko cheese from Naxos. Bake in a pre - heated oven for 10-15 minutes.

from marinade, place it in a baking pan and coat it with oil, mustard, salt and pepper. Cut slits and insert the garlic. Sprinkle with the rosemary and add the potatoes (optional). Wrap in wax paper and bake at 180 ° C.

Naxos Melahrino Ingredients for the cake 15 eggs 15 tablespoons sugar 15 tablespoons breadcrumbs 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts ½ cup. Citron ½ tsp. baking soda Zest of one lemon ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 tbsp. cocoa For the syrup 6 cups sugar 4 cups water 3 tablespoons honey Make the syrup for the cake and let it cool completely.

Goat with rosemary Ingredients 2 kg goat (preferably the legs) Garlic, Mustard Some olive oil Rosemary Salt and pepper Potatoes (optional) For the marinade One-cup soda, One cup white wine Grated garlic, Diced peppers, Rosemary Preparation Add the goat in the marinade and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight. The next day, remove

In separate bowls, beat the egg yolks with the sugar until they turn white and the egg whites until they form soft peaks. In another bowl mix the rest of the ingredients except the citron. Mix the ingredients from the three bowls together and place in a greased pan and bake for 40’ at 180 ° C. Finally pour the syrup on the hot cake and sprinkle with the citron and walnuts. Serve (preferably warm) with ice cream.


Restaurant • Grill • Souvlaki

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Margaritis Nektarios Restaurant • Grill • Souvlaki

Papavasiliou street - Hora Naxos Tel.: 22853 01029 - Mob.: 6974 495243

The main objective for Cyclades Culture of Olive Oil is to provide the global market with an exceptional quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a product of the Cycladic land. Kykladi A taste of the Cyclades in a drop!

hot dogs, burgers & more... . till morning

open from 8:00 p.m

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Ancient quarry The “miracle� of Apollonas

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Nikos Levogiannis Scholar, Author Translation: Jack Axaopoulos

The greatest art of antiquity, marble scuplting flourished at the two ancient marble quarries of Naxos, Apollona and Flerio (Melanes-Potamia). Most of the marble monuments located on the sacred island of Delos, the Kouros of Apollona, and dozens of Kouros statues transported to different areas of the ancient Greek world derived from these two locations.


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journey

Apiranthos Worth a visit...

The village of Apiranthos, or “t’ Aperathou” in local dialect, is built at the foothill of Mt. Fanari, at 600m above sea level and 28km from the main town of Hora Naxos.

This small but particularly energetic community has developed while remaining true to its past.

Venetian towers, old two-story houses, marble paved alleys with arches above them, picturesque squares and the poetic disposition of Apiranthians combine to create a rare atmosphere in the Cycladic islands.

The entrance to the village features the impressive Zevgolis Tower (17th century), built on a rock. It is also the starting point for a tour of the marble-strewn alleyways, before you reach the main square.

Its inhabitants are considered to have largely come from other areas (e.g. Crete, Asia Minor) and Apiranthos’ local language dialects, traditions and customs are quite distinct from other Naxos villages.

The Church of Panagia Aperathitissa, built in the 18th century, has an imposing presence in the main street. Apiranthos has a number of very interesting museums. The Archaeological Museum mainly exhibits artifacts of the First-Cycladic period, the

Make sure you visit The Nikos N. Glezos library in the village is the largest in the Cyclades.

Geological Museum features some rare and unique items among its approximately 2,000 exhibits, the Museum of Natural History includes a collection of the area’s flora and a small aquarium, while the Folklore Museum displays traditional fabrics, embroidery and tools. Also, not to be missed is the small Aegean Children’s Art Museum, which deals with children’s relationship with toys, from antiquity to modern times. It is also worth visiting the Church of Agia Kyriaki, which dates to the period of Iconoclasm (9th century) and is one of the most important Christian monuments in the Balkans.


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O Platanos

Personal Training and Group Training

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Mandilaras Manolis Kostera Naxos mob.: 6947 59 57 57 Email: egmandilaras@hotmail.com

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Calendar of events July

2016

Musical, cultural and sporting events are included in the calendar of events for July 2016 in Naxos.

Apart from the cultural and sporting events, the Municipality of Naxos and the Naxos Fesival at Bazeos Tower program includes musical and theatrical performances and festivals that have become a tradition in recent years, such as the "Dimitria" and "Milossia".

Tuesday,

Wednesday,

Municipal Theatre "Iakovos Kampanelis" "Nikodimeia 2016" A Musical Event A Musical Event in honor of the celebrated Agios Nicodemos

"Iakovos Kampanelis" Museum Presentation of the book: "Aenaes tou nou diadromes" (Perpetual Mind Paths) by Lili Daferera – Vasilaki

July 12th | 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday,

July 13th | 9:00 p.m.

Downtown Hora, Main Coastal Avenue "A night of Music and Dance" A presentation of traditional dances from Naxos and Greece, by local dance groups and the Cultural Association of Limnon (Argolida).

Saturday, July 16th and Sunday, July 17th | 9:00 p.m. Koronos, Agia Marina courtyard "2nd Koronos Gathering" Presentation of traditional dances

Sunday, July 17th | 8:30

Halki, High School courtyard, and Monday, July 18th | 9:00 p.m. Downtown Hora, Main Coastal Avenue "Modern Sounds" The British School of Music, Hillingdon Music School performs familiar musical compositions.

Saturday, July 23rd | 7:00 p.m. Filoti, Platanos Milosia 2016 "Journey in Nature" Trail: Gefyra - Pyrgos - Kalamos - Agia Eirini Dexameni - Lymata - Logous - Gefyra

Sunday, July 24th | 8:00 p.m.

Komiaki "8th gathering of traditional tsabouna, toumpaki and souvliari musical instruments performers"

Tuesday, July 26th | 5 p.m. Naxos Municipal Athletics Complex Milosia 2016 "Track and Field competition"

July 27th | 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 28th | 8:30 p.m. Filoti, Platanos Milosia 2016 "1st Aegean Festival of Traditional Music and Dance" Festival of traditional music and dance by the Cretan chapter of the traditional group DROMENA

"Dimitria 2016"

Friday, July 29th 7:00 p.m.: Sagri, adjacent to the elementary

school Activities for children 9:00 p.m.: Sagri, Agios Eleftherios Monastery Subject: "Bone Marrow Donors" a briefing provided by the motorcycle club of Naxos 10:00 p.m.: Sagri, Agios Eleftherios Monastery Concert

Friday, July 29th | 8:30 p.m.

Filoti Theatre Milosia 2016 "1st Aegean Festival of Traditional Music and Dance" Festival of traditional music and dance by the Cretan chapter of the traditional group DROMENA

Saturday,

July 30th | 10:00 a.m.

Beach of Mikri Vigla Milosia 2016 "Beach volleyball games"

"Dimitria 2016"

Sunday, July 31st

7:00 p.m.: Sagri, Elementary School

Activities for children 7:00 p.m.: Sagri, Agios Eleftherios Monastery Football (soccer) match between Athens and Sagri 10:00 p.m.: Sagri Square Speech on experiential tourism by Mr. N. Orfanos

Events at Bazeos Tower Art Exhibition

June 18 – September 25 NEW MYTHOLOGIES Seven international artists: Hiroshi Egami from Japan, Mireya Samper andKristjana Samper from Iceland, Saulius Valius and Diana Radaviciute from Lithuania, Dimitris Dimitriadis and the Klaus Pfeiffer from Greece, portray through a variety of expressive media -text, painting, sculpture, video, installations in situ- new mythologies seeking to reveal the dynamic in the projection of ideas hidden within us.

Sunday, July 17th | 20:00 Burger Project: A concert at the Galaxy The Burger Project’s interactive music show, addressed to children of all ages. The aim of the show is to engraft young kids with the seed of music and the magic of rhythm while at the same time make them have the time of their life.

Monday, 25 July 7th | 21:30 Markus Stockhausen: Night has a thousand eyes, concert The character of the concert retains affinity with what is internationally described as "intuitive music", a term which was introduced by Karlheinz Stockhausen and underlines a new approach which propels intuitive music towards a different level of abstraction, interactive interpretation and experimental ethos. Markus Stockhausen, trumpet, flute, keys Tara Bouman, clarinets – Maria Deli, accordion – Vasilis Rakopoulos, midi - classic guitar.

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