8. Byzantine Park

An exceptional and one of the most popular hikes on the island.
An amazing walk traversing the lush valley of Tragea among the most outstanding byzantine churches of the island, some of them well-preserved and decorated with amazing frescoes.
We hike among the lush vegetation of Tragea Valley, the old settlement of Monitsia and the picturesque village of Kaloxilos, wandering the mainland of Naxos.

Level: Easy
Walking time: 1h 30 min
Duration*: 4h
Distance: 8 km
Other Technical Details:
Elevation gain: 217m, elevation loss: -217m, maximum inclination: 27.9% (asc.) -26.2% (desc.), average inclination: 4.6% (asc.) -4.7% (desc.)

* Hiking duration may vary depending on the time spent visiting the sights.
All sights are open to visitors mainly on high season period (July- August). When the sights are closed the hiking duration is approximately same to the actual walking time.