There is a variety of things to do while being in Tinos. If you're looking for mass tourism and crowded beaches, then this destination is not for you. Tinos is an island for those who appreciate the old ways and lifestyle of the islanders, the authentic and unspoiled, picturesque villages that one hopes to find on a Greek island, and the simple Greek cuisine that Greece itself is famous for. Here on Tinos, it's back to basics.

  • Visit the picturesque and exotic village Volax, this natural museum of geophysical art with the giants round rocks
  • Walk through the secret paths from the city of Tinos to Ktikados, Triantaros and Exombourgo
  • Swim at the remote beach Apigania and the wild Livada with the white sea-washed rocks and the beautiful pond with the friendly ducks
  • Dive at Kolympithra and gazing at the imposing view of Drakonisi in the bay opposite
  • Cross the steep course in the north part of the island from Aetofolia to Pyrgos; the landscape is wild but very impressive
  • Find out why Tinos is considered by many one of the top boulder – climbing destinations worldwide, if you are a fan of Climbing
  • Test your surfing skills at Kolympithra beach
  • Explore the handicrafts of artistic Pyrgos
  • Walk through the white washed streets and the picturesque arches of Falatados with the blossomed parterres
  • Gaze at the beautiful dovecotes in the valley of Tarampados and the old wind mills that are scattered all over the island
  • Taste some of Tinos traditional dishes and sweets, e.g. louza, fourtalia, sun-dried tomatoes and artichokes, pasteli made of sesame and honey served on a lemon leaf as well as a variety of handmade sweet preserves
  • Join some of the countless local feasts for dancing and singing in the central squares of the villages
  • Participate in the beach party and the local beach-volley championship during the week around the 15th of August at Kolympithra beach
  • Celebrate along with other local villagers the ‘choirosfagia’ in the start of the winter
  • Taste the local ‘protorako’ (a spirit distilled from wine) in ‘rakitzio’ festival in the beginning of September
  • Visit some of the island’s numerous white ‘jewels’, the picturesque Cycladic churches, and the monastery of Kechrovounio where the nun Pelagy envisaged the revelation of the miraculous holy picture of the Virgin Mary
  • Travel to Dilos opposite in order to admire the unique archeological monuments
  • Travel to all the nearby islands, such as the glamorous Mykonos
  • Discover on your own the dozens of other secrets of Tinos island and the Aegean culture.