Potamia – Melanes


Located in the heart of the island, two lush valleys lie side by side with quaint, traditional villages connected by ancient paths.

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All about the Potamia – Melanes.

This historic area boasts ancient marble quarries, two half-finished kouros statues made of marble, two 17th-century resorts, two Venetian towers, several Byzantine churches, and a castle that was destroyed by pirates. Additionally, the valleys are dotted with numerous springs and streams, some of which flow year-round, providing refreshment even in the height of summer. Whether you choose to cross one of the valleys or follow the route that connects them, both offer breathtaking scenery and unique sights.