Potamia is a group of 3 pretty villages, Pano Potamia, Kato Potamia and Mesi Potamia. It is narrow lush green valley that offers relaxation in a beautiful surrounding.
Melanes is a village built in one of the most lush, green valley's on the island, where the running water was used to set in motion the now deserted water mills. Near Melanes, at Flerio, there is another half finished statue of a kouros which has been left lying in an olive grove, just in the place where the ancient sculptors left it. It dates back to the 7th century BC, and is one of the best known statues of its kind in Naxos.