Tinos (Chora) is a typically beautiful Cycladic island. It is also a place of pilgrimage.
Tinos (Chora) is a typically beautiful Cycladic island. It is also a place of pilgrimage: the Monastery of St Mary Evangelistria houses what’s believed to be a miracle-working icon of the Virgin Mary.
Delight in the characterful villages, fabulous beaches, and the traditional dovecotes, like tiny fortresses, which are dotted everywhere.
- Agios Romanos: tranquil, sandy, with crystal clear waters; on the southern side of the island
- Agios Sostis: long, sandy beach close to Chora. Umbrellas and sunbeds available
- Agios Ioannis Porto: long, sandy, one of the most popular beaches on the island.
- Characterful villages
- Fabulous beaches
- Monastery of St Mary Evangelistria
Things To Do
Surf lessons: in Kolimpithra Bay, about 12km north of Hora.
Organised hiking tours: in the picturesque interior.
Boat & Bike tours: cruise the crystal sea, then cycle to ancient ruins and hidden beaches.
Things To See
Pretty Pyrgos: one of the largest towns, where a working marble sculpture school still exists in the village.
Chalepas Museum: in Pyrgos is where the famous Greek sculptor lived many of his works are on display.
Volax: a scenic village surrounded by low hills festooned with hundreds of multi-coloured boulders.