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    Naxos Village Bus Tour with Cheese Making Experience

    From €95 per person
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    6 hrs
    Meet on location
    English & Ελληνικά (Greek)
    Small groups:  Up to 16 people
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    Commisionable amount: 10


    • Embark on a remarkable journey that surpasses conventional tourist experiences and fully immerse yourself in the genuine allure of Naxos
    • This one-of-a-kind experience provides an insider's view of local life and offers you the opportunity to actively participate in milking and cheese-making, using traditional methods


    Embark on an extraordinary tour that goes beyond the typical tourist experience and immerse yourself in the authentic beauty of Naxos. Discover tranquil villages, indulge in local delicacies, and connect with the welcoming and generous-hearted locals. Your journey begins at the Naxos Bus Transfer Office, conveniently located just outside Naxos Port.

    From there, you will venture straight to your first destination, Kaloxylos, a serene village inhabited by only 50 people. Prepare to be captivated as you explore a historic building housing the island's first electric company and witness the pioneering electric oil-press. Savor the exquisite flavors of extra virgin olive oil through a delightful tasting session. Afterwards, wander through the enchanting narrow streets of the village and marvel at the fascinating exhibits showcased in its folklore museum (optional visit).

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    Your next stop will take you to the lively year-round village of Filoti. You will visit its central church, meander past the Venetian Tower of Barozzi, and leisurely stroll through the charming neighborhood of Fasolas. Immerse yourself in history as we visit century-old shops, including a grocer, barber, tailor, smith, and carpenter.

    Throughout your excursion, you will be enchanted by captivating tales of local life, both past and present. Following a refreshing break at the local "kafeneio," where you will indulge in the authentic flavors of traditional Greek coffee, you will have the privilege of visiting a "mitato" a local shepherd's hut. Welcomed by the hospitable owners, you will have the opportunity to observe or even participate in their daily tasks.

    You will gather milk, engage in the time-honored process of cheese-making, and share a heartwarming meal around the family table, featuring fresh Naxian products. This unique experience offers an insider's perspective on the daily lives of the locals and an opportunity to partake in hands-on activities such as milking and cheese-making, following age-old techniques.

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    Price list

    • Adults
      95 Euros

    • Children (6- 15)
      45 Euros

    • Infants


    Start time: 10:00 am
    6 hrs
    End time: 4:00 pm


    Your email ticket will contain all the information you need for an easy and smooth experience. You’ll get contact details, meeting point or pick up details with a Google map, our direct line (in case you need it) and much more.

    Important information

    • This is a small group tour of maximum 16 participants
    • The shepherd's hut you will visit is an actual house to the owners rather than just a business establishment. Enjoy this unique experience and try not to be too demanding with alternative dietary options (vegan, lactose free) because they will be very limited
    • The tour is easy and appropriate for pregnant women but it is always recommended that they don't taste the fresh cheese
    • The tour is ideal for families and suitable for all ages
    • Availability of hands-on activities at the hut (milking and cheese making) are due to seasonality

    Please bring with you

    Hat and sunglasses
    Comfortable clothes and sports shoes

    Includes & excludes

    English/ Greek speaking professional tour quide and driver
    Luxury air-conditioned bus
    Pickup/ drop off service (for the areas of Naxos Town, Stelida, Ag. Prokopios, Ag. Anna and Plaka)
    Greek coffee for adults and traditional sweet treat for children at Fasolas
    Light Lunch (Tomato salad, Naxian cheese, omelet with fresh garden products, Naxian fried potatoes)
    Local house wine
    Water throughout the tour
    Entrance fees at Fasolas museums (4€/person)
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities and Church donations (customary – not obligatory)
    Transfer information
    Cancel up to 24hrs prior for a 100% refund
    • Contact us at least 24hrs before the commencement of your excursion and we will organize a refund of your full payment.
    • The time for the payment to arrive in your account will vary depending on your bank, but typically it is about a week.
    • In order to combat fraud, we will not proceed with the refund until we can see the money for the payment in our account.


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    Naxos Bus Transfer Office
    Naxos, Chora Naxos, Cyclades, 84300,


    • Pickup point: Naxos Bus Transfer Office
      At the end of Naxos Port

    • Kaloxylos village
      Explore a historic building housing the island's first electric company and electric oil-press

    • Filoti village
      Walk past the Venetian Tower of Barozzi. Explore century-old shops of a grocer, barber, tailor, smith, and carpenter.

    • Cheece Making Experience
      Gather around the family table and enjoy a heartwarming meal featuring fresh Naxian products

    • Return to the pickup point: Naxos Bus Transfer Office
      At the end of Naxos Port


    Can I pay on arrival?
    It is not possible to pay on arrival. The only way to secure a booking is to make a reservation beforehand.

    Reviews for this excursion

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    Rated 3 out of 5
    3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)
    Very good0%

    Good but would have liked more time for the cheese making

    October 26, 2023
    Rated 3 out of 5

    Nice tour that takes you to the best bits of the island but I would have preferred a more hands on experience with the cheese making. I think they should change this.

    Sarah and family
    Travel Date: Thursday, August 10, 2023
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