Galini is a traditional and quiet and peaceful village, in the verdant Galini Valley, only 10 minutes drive from Naxos Town.
In Galini you will feel the meaning of privacy and relaxed holidays. The area is surrounded by orchards and farms and the beach is only 1500 metres away from the village.
The beach (located in Amitis bay) is nice and sandy, but most important, it is not crowded even in high season.
Sightseeing in the are include the Tower Monastery of Ypsilotera Virgin and the Olive Oil Museum in the nearby village of Eggares. Ypsilotera Virgin is a tower monastery and it is said to be the strongest fortress on the island. It was both a base for operations and a hide place of the region. Inside the tower there is a post-Byzantine church with an excellent temple. The tower of Ypsilotera Virgin was founded in in 1600 by Iakovos Kokkos. The Olive Oil Museum is housed in the old olive press factory that dates back to 1884.