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Day trips to Naxos

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Day trips to Naxos

We are going to be in Mykonos in July. Are here any day excursions from Mykonos to Naxos?

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1. Re: Day trips to Naxos

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2. Re: Day trips to Naxos

It's possible to do a day trip using scheduled ferry services. Flying Cat 3 sails from Mykonos to Naxos six days a week (not Wednesdays) at 9.40, returning at 18.05. The journey takes about 45 minutes each way. To get maximum time on Naxos you should travel on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, when the service starts from Mykonos. On the other days it originates from Rafina and will often be late arriving in Mykonos.

The Flying Cat is a small catamaran so if it's windy you might prefer a larger more stable ferry for one or both of the legs. On Sundays the Aqua Jewel sails from Mykonos to Naxos at 8.25, arriving at 9.50, but doesn't call at Mykonos on its return journey. On Mondays the Aqua Spirit departs Mykonos at 8.40, but sails via Paros and does not reach Naxos until 11.50. The return journey departs from Naxos at 19.45.

The ticket price for the larger, slower ferries is much cheaper than that of the Flying Cat: about 10 euros for the cheapest single ticket, compared to 27.50.

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3. Re: Day trips to Naxos

I dont think a day-visit to Naxos will give credit to this wonderful island. I have heard people visiting naxos for some hours, describing it as a boring place where you only are waiting for the ferry. You dont have time to explore. It is different in the other direction. Then you are in fact visiting Delos and just have to wait for a couple of hours in Mykonos before the return. (Which in its turn doesn't give a fair image of Mykonos).

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