Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades islands. This means a biking visit could spend a good week on the island and not exhaust all its destinations reachable on asphalt. Naxos was occupied by the Venetians and still has a medieval neighborhood -- the Bourgos -- in the harbor town of Chora. Miles of sandy beaches on its west coast also contribute to its bewitching persona.
century BC kouros in Apollonas, unfinished in its quarry. Kouros are a genre of marble statuary of tall young men (over 30 feet) with braids and one step forward. There are 3 on Naxos island still in their quarry, unfinished.