The island Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades Islands in Greece. Its main harbor, the port of Naxos, or Hora, is situated on the west coast of the island and boasts an atmospheric old quarter with narrow alleyways and unique architecture. Altogether there are five ferry companies offering services to and from Naxos ferry port. Travelers can book a ferry from the port of Naxos to Ios, Katapola/ Amorgos, Koufonissi, Mykonos, Paros, Piraeus/ Athens, Santorini and Rafina/ Athens. Furthermore, a service is available to Evdilos/ Ikaria, Fourni, Iraklia, Karlovassi/ Samos, Kea, Kimolos, Kythnos, Lavrio/ Athens, Sikinos and Schinoussa.
Nearly all the above mentioned destinations are accessible on a seasonal basis. Hellenic Seaways and Sea Jets offer Naxos ferry crossings seasonally to Heraklion/ Crete, Milos and Tinos, whereas trips to Anafi and Syros are available on a seasonal basis with Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways. In addition, Blue Star Ferries and Small Cyclades Lines offer routes all year round between Naxos ferry port and Aegiali/ Amorgos, Donousa, Schinoussa and Iraklia. Blue Star Ferries also provides a regular service from Naxos port to Astypalea, well as to seasonal crossings to Kalymnos, Kastelorizo, Kos, Nisyros, Rhodes, Symi and Tilos. Hellenic Seaways and Sea Jets offer a seasonal service from the port of Naxos to Folegandros and Sifnos.