Galini is 5 kilometres away north of Naxos Town and it is a traditional and quiet and peaceful village, in the verdant Galini Valley.
The area is surrounded by orchards and farms and the beach -Amitis beach- is
1500 metres away from the village. In the village are a few taverns and there
is a mini market.
Ypsilotera Virgin is a tower monastery and it is said to be the strongest fortress on the island. It was both a base for operations and a hide place of the region. Inside the tower there is a post-Byzantine church with an excellent temple (third photo on the left). The tower of Ypsilotera Virgin was founded in in 1600 by Iakovos Kokkos.