Giardini Naxos

The first Greek colony

Giardini Naxos, overlooking the east coast of Sicily, is a charming seaside resort that blends history, picturesque landscapes and relaxation under the warm Mediterranean sun. Founded in 734 B.C. by the Greek settlers of Naxos, it is considered one of the first Greek colonies in Sicily.

The promenade of Giardini Naxos offers a breathtaking view of the Ionian Sea and the iconic city of Taormina, which stands in all its majesty on the surrounding hill. Its golden sandy beaches are perfect for relaxing and enjoying the crystal clear waters.

The town also offers cultural opportunities, such as the Archaeological Museum, which tells the ancient history of the area through finds, sculptures and artifacts. The archaeological site of Naxos, located nearby, allows you to explore the remains of the ancient Greek colony.

Restaurants and bars along the waterfront offer gastronomic delights, from fresh seafood to local specialties. The evening comes to life with the lively atmosphere of nightclubs and craft markets.

Giardini Naxos is also an ideal starting point for exploring other attractions in the area, such as Etna and the historic cities of eastern Sicily. With its combination of natural beauty, millennial history and lively spirit, Giardini Naxos captures the essence of Sicilian hospitality and offers a complete experience for visitors seeking cultural adventures and moments of pure relaxation.