Tinos in a few wordsTinos 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.
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
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
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.