Krokos



“Tiny but valuable...“

Secrets

  • The name comes from the plant been cultivated (or grew naturally, opinions differ) in the
    roofs of houses and was used to dye yarn or to give color to raki (local drink).
  • Krokos is one of the smallest villages of Tinos.
  • It is built in a wooded ravine before the meadow of Komi.
  • It was the birthplace of the doctors on the island, in the 17th century, as well as of the
    philosopher Zalloni Markakis, who, in 1809, wrote the "Journey to Tinos" which was the first
    attempt to record the history of Tinos

Access

  • Situated 9 km off Chora (Tinos). 
  • Follow the new road network (starting from Tripotamou Av) leading to Komi.
    You meet Krokos just after Loutra. 
  • Map

Places Nearby...

village Perastra                              village Skalados                              village Loutra                                 village Monastiria                          village Lazaros
Perastra Tinos
        Skalados Tinos        Loutra Tinos        Monastiria Tinos2        Lazaros Tinos