Tower Fragopoulos - Della Rocca

Tower Fragopoulos - Della Rocca in Kourounochori is one of the oldest towers in Naxos, dating from the 14th century.
The tower consists of three floors and defensive fortification as defensive ramparts, zematistres and cages.

In the gallery there is a marble table with the inscription «1727 DRSCNOSPA», a remnant of the time when the tower belonged to
Somaripa family.


37° 5' 37.95" N, 25° 26' 32.658" E

What's Nearby

Kouros of Melanes

Kouros Melanon located in Flerio outside the village of Melana Kouros is one of the finest examples of the art of Naxos. It has a length of 6 meters and has made ​​around 570 BC This is the unfinished statue of a teenager who is "lying" in an orchard and a leg is broken. Nearby is the ancient quarry and speculated that his foot broke during transportation of the statue.


Engares located in the western Naxos few miles north of Naxos Town just after the village Galini. From Eggares passes the west highways Naxos - Eggares - Apollon Naxos.

Around Eggares extends fertile plain with abundant water river starting from Keramoti and ends in it. A large part of agricultural products of Naxos comes from Eggares .

Engares on the last census ( 2001 ) numbered 197 residents , a number that in summer season almost goes five times more .

Close to Eggares and Serenity is one of the Aeolian Parks of Naxos.

Potamia (River)

One of the best and most traditional villages of the island is the Potamia . It is eight kilometers from the island's capital and port.
Potamia is located between a lush valley with ancient trees and orchards .
The name of the village which in greek means river comes from the rivers flowing through it and do not stop running either winter or summer.


Explore Naxos is a tourist guide that help you exploring Naxos island.


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