Naxos Koronos

Information about Koronos

Koronos Naxos: The traditional mountain village of Koronos is located at 28 km away from the capital, at an altitude of 540 metres, in a picturesque valley full of vineyards. Apart from excellent quality wine, the village also produces all kind of fine agricultural products.

This village is in a dramatic setting. It is almost built on a crevasse and there are two distinct halves to it that face each other. On one side you will notice the vineyards which sit on the hill divided by walls.

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Nearby Koronos is standing the Church of Panagia Agrokiliotissa which feast is celebrated every Friday after the Easter Sunday with a great religious festival, full of music, dances, food and wine. The church of Panagia Agrokillotissa can be found by taking a turning to the right about 500 metres before the town. There is also a fantastic, large church that you can find in the center of town.

In the same area can also be found the cave where Pan, the helper and friend of Dionysus, was worshiped and where clay statues of this deity have been excavated.

How to get to Koronos

There are many different ways to get to Koronos from any location on the island.
Airport to Koronos: 29 km / 18 miles | Port to Koronos: 28 km / 17.3 miles | Chora to Koronos: 28 km / 17.3 miles

Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Naxos transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 22850 25835, 0030 22850 24829 or book your taxi online.

Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Naxos with as little as 15 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Koronos and many other places of interest in Naxos at their own pace.

Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at the port of Naxos. There are two buses from Chora to Koronos during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Naxos airport to Koronos: Note that there is no bus station at the airport and the best option is to book a car or a transfer. If you still want to use the public bus, after exiting the airport buildings, follow the road to the left, the bus station (Naxos Camp) is located 500 meters away. From Naxos Camp, visitors can take the bus route Plaka - Agia Anna > Chora (approximately every 30 minutes during summer) to Naxos central station. From there, visitors should take a bus to reach Koronos.
From Naxos port to Koronos: The bus station is located at the port of Naxos. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Naxos should take a bus to reach Koronos.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.

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  • olkadrop35 05 Aug 2008
    A lovely mountainous village
    We discovered Koronos by chance, while we were lost in the countryside of Naxos and were looking for our way back to Chora. It was a lovely village, it reminded me of the mountainous villages that we normally see in the Greek mainland. There you will see some old houses that should need reconstruction, narrow routes to climb up, lovely stairs and gardens with nice flowers. We took some pictures, had a Greek coffee at the traditional coffee shop in the square and got ready to leave. People were old and didn't know English but somehow, amazingly, they gave us the right directions to go to Chora!!

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