Tinos Town is quite impressive with the Neoclassical mansions at the waterfront and the large Monastery of the Virgin Mary. Traveling across the island, visitors can see small mountainous villages, Byzantine monasteries, and picturesque dovecotes, the trademarks of the island.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 14 villages
Discover our guide to 14 Tinos villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Tinos. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: 24 km north west of Chora
Description: One of the largest and prettiest villages on Tinos, Pyrgos has great architecture and a long tradition in sculpture. Even today a marble sculpture school works in the village.
Location: On the southern side of the island Description: Tinos Town, or Chora, is the capital and main port of the island. It is mostly famous for the impressive Church of Virgin Mary, which has made the island an important religious destination for the Greeks.
Location: 20 km north west of Chora
Description: Located on the northern side of the island, Isternia is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a mountainside. The village has a long tradition in sculpture and many famous artists come from there.
Location: 10 km north east of Chora
Description: Arnados is a picturesque village with traditional architecture. Houses with local style, the beautiful square and the labyrinth paved paths make the picture of Arnados.