The Monastery of Faneromeni

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Impressive and white, the Monastery of Faneromeni, looks out over the Aegean Sea. One of the most important monasteries of the island is located in the area between the villages of Eggares and Keramoti, 16km from Naxos Town. The Holy Monastery is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. History: Its date of construction is lost in […]

Κάστρο και Μονή Φωτοδότη Χριστού

The Tower and Monastery of Fotodotis Christ

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The outstanding tower-monastery of Fotodoti Christ deserves the attention of the visitor. It is built in an environment of oak trees, fig trees and vineyards, north of the village of Danakos. Access to the monastery takes place on a dirt road. The icon of the imposing tower with the century-old plane tree in the courtyard […]

Πύργος και Μονή Αγιάς

The Tower and the Monastery of Agiá

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The Tower and the Monastery of Agia, are located in the northern part of Naxos, 6 km before the village of Apollonas. The two imposing buildings are built in a green environment with a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea. History: The Monastery of Agia or else Ypsiloteras is built at an altitude of 220 […]

Timios Stavros’ Monastery or Bazaios’ Tower

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Without any doubt, it is one of the most fantastic buildings of the island. The Timios Stavros Monastery or Bazaios’ Tower is located 12 km south of Chora, in Kampos of Agiasos. It is a monastery that looks more like a tower. It is open to visitors and throughout the summer hosts major cultural events. […]