Tilos Sightseeing

Tilos sightseeing
Sightseeing: 9 things to see in Tilos island

Tilos is a tiny island of the Dodecanese, popular among free campers and people who are seeking for some quietness in their holidays. Although Tilos is an unknown island, it has rich history and geological past. In fact, traces of Neolithic items and animal fossils have been found in Charkadio Cave in the centre of the island. The most interesting sightseeing in Tilos is the Monastery of Saint Panteleimon, protector of the island, while a nice place for a stroll is the abandoned village of Mikro Chorio. In general, Tilos is a great place for hiking to secluded beaches and old monuments.

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In this section, you can see the best Tilos Sightseeing but also things to see by location. Do not miss to also read about things to do.
You can also view all things to do in Tilos by category: villages, beaches, museums and churches.

Best Sightseeing

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The Medieval Castle is located on top of a steep mountain, right above Megalo Chorio. It was constructed by the Knights of Saint John and climbing up there is a difficult task.

Monastery of Agios Panteleimon
Location: Megalo Chorio
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The Monastery of Saint Panteleimon is the most important church on Tilos and the protector of the island. It is located at the end of the only road on Tilos.

Best villages

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Location: 7 km south east of Megalo Chorio
Description: Livadia is the main port of the island and the most organized tourist resort on Tilos.

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Location: 8 km south of Megalo Chorio
Description: Mikro Horio was once prosperous but in the 1960s it was gradually abandoned by its inhabitants. Today its buildings are ruined.

Best beaches

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Location: 7 km south east of Megalo Chorio
Description: Livadia is the only organized beach on Tilos and it is close to most tourist facilities on the island. Water is clean and the shore is mostly pebbled.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Organised, Harbor

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Location: 3 km south of Megalo Chorio
Description: Eristos is a long bay that can be accessed through a rough street from Megalo Chorio. Its water is pure and its ambience barren.

Type: Pebbled, Non Organised, Secluded, Nudism Friendly

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