Villa Thimianos

The xochiko townhouse thamasto orchard in Eggares, which was hosted by Nikos Kazantzakis.We were met with a rich locals, the Sun Lazarus, where he had an orchard thamasto in Eggares, an hour from the town; called us, we stayed two weeks; what abundance they loaded fruit trees, what bliss! [...]In a locker xochikou mansion I found a stack of yellowed books; I got, sits beneath an olive tree, the Fan with longing; [...] These are references of Nikos Kazantzakis in the farmhouse which was hosted in 1897 (today Villa Thimianos) and is pumped from the chapter "Naxos" in Report to Greco, Nikos Kazantzakis, Ed. Eleni Kazantzakis
Naxos Nikos Kazantzakis

The family of Nikos Kazantzakis (Heraklion, Crete, 18 February / March 3, 1883 - Freiburg, October 26, 1957) moved in Naxos in 1897 immediately after the explosion of the Cretan Revolution against the Turks. The relocation of the island was entirely personal choice: I liked its shape and its name; where I could at that time to guess what would have decisive influence he had in all my life accidental, fatal election this circumstance! The teenager Kazantzakis lived there for about two years in order to study the French Commercial School of the Holy Cross (the famous French School of Fragkopapadon , in the building that now houses the Archaeological Museum of Naxos), to become human s, despite the fear of his father lest the fragkepsei .

The studies of there will be the first and perhaps the most crucial leap of his intellectual life , and otherwise met the world, he learned Italian and English, and wrote a Franco-Greek dictionary. When he proposed to follow the Cardinal in the Italian capital Rome to continue his studies there, he chose to return to Crete, who in the meantime had been released ...
The above data is pumped from the chapters "Massacre" and "Naxos" in Report to Greco, Nikos Kazantzakis, Ed. Eleni Ka


Facilities & Services

  • Airport / Port Transfer Service
  • Baby Sitting (on request)
  • Beauty Treatment (on request)
  • Car & Motorbike Rental
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Doctor (upon request)
  • Laundry & Ironing Service
  • Massage
  • Parking Area
  • Room Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Satelite TV
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access

Check-in policy

Check-in time: 2:00 PM
Check-out time: 12:00 PM

Operating period

Our property operates from May 1 to Oct 31.

Contact information

  • Address: Galini
  • Postal code (ZIP): 843 00
  • City/Location: Naxos
  • Phone: +306982864558