The Island Where People Forget to Die

One of the most popular touristic villages in the south, Faros (or Fanari) is located at the eastern end of the island, some 13 km from Agios Kyrikos and connected to the main road.

It takes its name from the lighthouse (‘Faros’) that existed on the cape. In ancient times it was called Drakano. A few kilometres from the village centre stands the restored Tower of Drakano, which was used as a lighthouse and as a military watchtower. According to Greek mythology, Drakano was the land where god Dionysus was born. Read More : https://www.visitikaria.gr/en/discover/villages/faros#.WzvOIdIzbIU