1st “Naxos Trail”: Naxos seeks to play leading role in sports tourism

12 April 2017
980 Views

The island of Naxos is expected to play a leading role in sports tourism ahead of the 1st “Naxos Trail” to take place on April 30.
“Tourist organisations of the island and the region of Southern Aegean have welcome the initiative,” Christina Kouri, a spokesperson of the organising company said adding that hotel owners have offered their rooms in order to meet the accommodation needs during the event.

More than 200 persons have expressed interest, Kouri noted. Some parallel events have also been planned aiming to familiarise the visitors with the culture and archaeological sites of the island.

The events will start on April 29 and wrap up on May 1.

The 1st “Naxos Trail” includes:
Apollon Race • 25km
The main route has the name of God Apollo who, according to mythology, was worship in three different places in Naxos.
Dionisos Race • 10.8km
The route is dedicated to the God Dionysus. According to legend, he grew up and lived on Naxos and was raised in the “bad cave” of Koronos. He married Ariadne, daughter of King Minos, whom he met and fell in love in Naxos.

You may be interested

The first Aegean Hawk S-70 helicopter was delivered to the Hellenic Navy by Aeroservices
GREECE
shares29 views
GREECE
shares29 views

The first Aegean Hawk S-70 helicopter was delivered to the Hellenic Navy by Aeroservices

Panos - May 07, 2021

The first upgraded Aegean Hawk S-70 helicopter was delivered to the Hellenic Navy today, Thursday 6 May. The work on…

Foreigners looking to buy Greek property amid Covid-19 pandemic
FINANCE
shares42 views
FINANCE
shares42 views

Foreigners looking to buy Greek property amid Covid-19 pandemic

Panos - May 07, 2021

Despite the pandemic, the demand for a permanent holiday home in selected destinations in Greece by foreigners is on the…

Greek Taxisnet services not available for citizens over weekend
FINANCE
shares36 views
FINANCE
shares36 views

Greek Taxisnet services not available for citizens over weekend

Panos - May 07, 2021

Online services on the Taxisnet platform system will not be available to taxpayers over the weekend due to scheduled upgrading.…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.