Apeiranthos Tourism

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Apeiranthos or Aperathos (in Greek: Απείρανθος or Απέραθος; local dialect: Απεράθου, Aperathou) is a mountainous village in the island of Naxos (Greece). It is located 28 km (17 mi) north-east of the capital of the island, built on the foothill of mountain Fanari, on an altitude between 550 and 650 m. It is a village with a very rich history and folkloric tradition. The similarities of the local dialect and traditions to the mountainous Crete villages has led some historians to the conclusion that Apeiranthos was built by Cretans during the 10th century. The first historical evidence regarding the existence of the village goes back to 1420, on a reference by the Italian traveler Cristoforo Buondelmonti on his book Liber insularum archipelagi (The Book of the Islands of the Archipelago).Nowadays, the village has four museums: the Archaeological Museum of Apeiranthos, the Museum of Folk Art, the Geological Museum, and the Museum of Natural History. With a population of 1,078 (2001 census), the village is one of the biggest in the island; it is considered by many visitors the most beautiful and picturesque village of the island.


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Facts and Stats for Apeiranthos*

  • Pollution Statistics in Apeiranthos

    Know the pollution level of Apeiranthos before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Apeiranthos: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Apeiranthos for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Apeiranthos.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
  • Living in Apeiranthos - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 93.75 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 97.85 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.38 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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