Damarionas

Damarionas

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 Damarionas is located 17 km southeast of Naxos Town. It is built at the foot of Mount Rachi, in a verdant area and is characterized as a traditional settlement due to its unique architecture. History and Monuments: Damariona is estimated began to be built in 1400 AD. Some scholars argue that the village was […]

Μέλανες

Melanes

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 The village of Melanes is 8 km east of Naxos Town. It is a village with lush vegetation and great history. Melanes’ taverns are famous for the coq au vin ( rooster in wine) made with thick pasta and vension. Characteristic of the village beyond the rich vegetation are the running waters and the […]

Χείμαρρος και Τσικαλαριό

Chemaros – Tsikalario

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 The villages of Chemaros and Tsikalario are 17.4 km east of Naxos Town. Although it is one of the small villages of the island, they have a rich history and excellent locations for the visitor to discover. Their characteristic feature is the large areas of greenery and crops. History and Monuments: At the entrance […]

Κουρουνοχώρι

Kourounohori

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Kourounohori village is located 8.2 km east of Naxos Town. It is a gorgeous village built in a wrapped in green ravine. Characteristic of Kourounohori are the orchards, tracks of olive trees and the running waters. History and Monuments: In Kourounohori the visitor can wander through the alleys with the whitewashed houses and the blooming […]

Mesi

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 Mesi’s village is located 32.1 km northeast of Naxos Town. It is a verdant and scenic village with rich traditions lost through the centuries. History and Monuments: The village of Mesi was named after its geographical location: It is located in the middle( mesi) of the distance from the villages Skados and Apollonas. The […]

Aghios Arsenios

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The village of Agios Arsenios is 7 km southwest of Chora. It is one of the most fertile villages of Naxos. Its inhabitants are engaged in agriculture, livestock and tourism. History and Monuments: Aghios Arsenios, or Agersani, as it is said by the locals, took its name from the chapel near the village. 1 km […]

Σκαδό

Skado

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Skado is 34 km northeast of Naxos Town. It is a village “drowned” in the green. Its traditional houses sprout through the dense vegetation and you seem to be “hidden” within the unique natural landscape. History and Monuments: In rich vegetation it is said that it owes its name because it is considered to have […]

Τρίποδες - Βίβλος

Tripodes – Vivlos

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The village Tripodes or Vivlos, as it is said differently, is 9km southwest of Naxos Town. It is the village of the windmills, with its great history and many myths. Your walk in the village will fill you with beautiful pictures of the traditional houses with the blooming courtyards. History and Monuments: No one knows […]

Αγγίδια

Aggidia

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The beautiful village of Aggidia is located 3km east of Chora. It is built on a hill overlooking Chora, Livadia and the Aegean Sea. History and Monuments: In Aggidia there is the 14th-century monastery named “To Fraro”, part of the ancient aqueduct built by the tyrant Ligdami and ruins of the early old-Christian church of […]

Γαλανάδο

Galanado

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 The village of Galanado is 5 km southeast of Naxos Town. It is one of the smallest villages on the island. It is built amphitheatrically and this gives it the privilege to have a breathtaking view of Chora, Livadia and Stelida. History and Monuments: The village of Galanado is said to have been named […]