Koronos Village in Naxos

Information About Koronos

Koronos Naxos: The traditional mountain village of Koronos is located at 36 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.

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.

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Guest 2008-08
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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