Koronos, Naxos island: The traditional mountain village of Koronos is located at 36 km away from the Naxos Town, 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.
Koronos is one of the oldest settlements in northeastern Naxos which first appears in written records c.1200 AD.
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.
Koronos has three parking lots, a regular bus service and is accessed via the island’s main road network passing through the villages of Apollonas, Apiranthos or Kinidaros. The villages nearest to Koronos are Skado and Keramoti.