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.
After you have seen the best Tinos villages, you can also find information about the best beaches.
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.
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.
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.
Description: Fatalados is a beautiful village with interesting traditional style. The nature around the village is wild and rocky.
Description: Kardiani is a picturesque mountainous village that lays on the slopes of a mountainside, offering nice view to the sea.
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.
Description: This is a lovely small village built on the slopes of Mount Xombourgo. The houses are traditional and the inhabitants are few.
Description: Volax is a lovely village with an impressive rocky landscape. Granite rocks surround Volax and the gorgeous Mount Xombourgo stands above it.
Description: This tiny village is surrounded by many traditional dovecotes, scattered in the landscape of the island.
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.
Description: Loutra is a picturesque village that mostly distinguishes for its impressive monasteries, such as the monastery of Ursulines and of Jesuits.
Description: Tarabados is a tiny village surrounded by steep mountains. It gives nice view of the traditional architecture of Tinos.
Description: Dyo Choria is among the most beautiful villages of Tinos. They have an intense traditional style and nice view to the southern side of the island.
Description: Koumaros is built on the slopes of a steep mountainside and it impresses visitors with the traditional colours.
Description: On the slopes of the impressive Mount Xombourgo, Xynara is a traditional village with many beautiful churches.