Tinos is the third largest island of Cyclades after Andros and Naxos. It belongs to the Νorthern Cyclades and is located southeast of Andros and northwest of Mykonos. It covers an area of 197 square kilometers, it has 52 villages and its inhabitants reach 9,700.
You will find tiny, long, lonely or organized beaches and pure seas. You will also find the Cycladic Art bursting from every corner, every alley and every blue-windowed white little house. Choosing Tinos as a holiday destination will fill you with images and experiences far away from the ordinary…
In the city of Tinos dominates the magnificent church of Our Lady of Megalochari. Close to the town are the traditional villages of Mountados, Karya, Berdemiaros, Triantaros, Dyo Choria, Arnados, Monastery Kechrovouniou and the coastal areas of Agios Sostis, Agios Ioannis Porto and Lichnaftia.
Exombourgo includes traditional villages like Xynara, Loutra, Krokos, Sklavochorio, Agapi, Perastra, Komi, Aetofolia, Kalloni, Kardiani, Ysternia, Smardakito, Tarampados, Kambos, Hatzirados, Ktikados, Tripotamos, Kehros, Mesi, Steni, Falatados, Myrsini and Potamia. Also, this area includes the beautiful beaches of Isternia, Vathi, Kardiani (Giannaki), Agios Romanos and Kolymbithra.
The village of Pyrgos is known for its Museum of Marble Arts, the School of Fine Arts, the Museums of Halepa and Tinian Artists, and borders the coastal settlement of Panormos.
The highest mountain on the island is Tsiknias, which lies to the East with a height of 726 m. The island is characterized by its many pigeons and its 1200 chapels.
The islanders are mainly involved in agriculture, shipping, fishing and tourism. The economy relies mainly on religious tourism but also on tourism which is at a high level during the summer months. The island is connected by boat to Piraeus and Rafina.