Passage From Ancient To Modern Historyfrom
Where did the Latin aristocracy typically spend their summers?
Group Size Medium Group
How did the farmers share water resources up until the present day? What was the most significant technological feat achieved during the classical ancient period that saved Naxos town? Experience the transformation of Naxos Island from feudal times to the modern era of small, diversified farms bursting with various fruits and vegetables. This easy to moderate hike follows an old footpath through the charming village of Myli, leading to the island’s ancient aqueduct. As we hike up towards the ancient quarry, we’ll encounter two colossal statues (Kouros) resting on fertile ground, and we’ll pass through olive groves, orchards, and a delightful walk along the shady riverside. The tour’s level is easy-moderate, lasting approximately 5+ hours (plus driving time of 1+ hour), and covering a distance of 6.2 km. The hike’s technical details include an elevation gain of 265m, elevation loss of -278m, maximum inclination of 27.2% (ascending) and -27.3% (descending), and an average inclination of 7.6% (ascending) and -6.7% (descending).
- Flexible starting time,
- certified interpretation guide,
- guided tour in the interior of all the available sights or spots of interest and
- all the taxes.
- Personal expenses, gratuities.