Tinos beaches. With crystal clear waters, golden sand, sunsets and endless blue everywhere, Tinos offers some excellent options for swimming in the sea. There are several famous, easily accessible beaches, along with many other alternatives that can satisfy everyone’s taste, as you may see below. Organized beaches: Agios Fokas is one of the closest beaches […]
Tinos villages. The picturesque alleys, the traditional Cycladic architecture, the narrow marble streets, the plane trees and the cobble-paved squares are typical of almost all Tinos villages. Pyrgos is the largest village on the island. It is a place where trade flourished, but also did arts, since some of the most important Greek sculptors and […]
Η Τήνος ονομάζεται “χειροποίητο νησί” ή “νησί των καλλιτεχνών”. Αποτελεί γενέτειρα σπουδαίων καλλιτεχνών που με τα έργα τους ταξίδεψαν το όνομα της Τήνου και της Ελλάδας στα πέρατα του κόσμου. Όπου και εάν πας, όπου και εάν κοιτάξεις, έργα τέχνης γύρω σου, από τα αναρίθμητα χιλιόμετρα ξερολιθιάς, τα εξαιρετικής ομορφιάς κτίσματα για περιστέρια (περιστεριώνες), τα κελιά, τις αγροικίες, τους μύλους και τους σπάνιους παραδοσιακούς οικισμούς. Υπέρθυρα, κρήνες, οικόσημα, κοσμούν τα τηνιακά σπίτια, ένα νησί με έντονο αρχιτεκτονικό ενδιαφέρον.
Are you planning your next trip to Tinos? Organize your trip to Tinos starting from the absolute basics. During summer months, Tinos attracts a great number of visitors, so you should make sure you book your ferry tickets, accommodation and transportation in time. The following information will help you choose the most suitable way for […]
Tinos is one of the largest islands of the Cyclades. This means that the distances that may need to be covered in order to explore the villages and beaches are quite long. For this reason, Tinos offers a variety of options for the transportation of visitors. Tinos by carTransportation by car in Tinos is quite […]
Originally, Tinos was called Ofiousa (“the one who has snakes” in ancient Greek), because of the many snakes, and also Hydrousa (“the one who has water” in ancient Greek), because there was plenty of water there. The first inhabitants of the island were probably the Phoenicians, followed by the Ionians in the 11th century BC. […]
The island of Tinos is still an unexplored gem to a great extent. This small Cycladic jewel has plenty to offer to those looking for authentic Greek holidays away from the crowd, including some outdoor activities you can enjoy during your stay. Water Sports Thanks to the strong winds, the island of Tinos is ideal […]