Holidays in Tinos

Tinos Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Tinos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Tinos? What about transportation on the island?

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Tinos travel, tourism info

Tinos is the fourth largest of the Cyclades Islands and is located southeast of Andros and northwest of Mykonos. It has 8,574 permanent residents in its 62 settlements.Tinos is the focus of religious worship for the faithful who pay homage to the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary Megaloharis that is found in the church of Evagelismou of the Virgin Mary, near the harbour of the island. Tinos has a scenic landscape and over fifty villages that embellish the Tiniaka Mountains and picturesque Pyrgos, or Panormos, is one of the most picturesque villages in the Cyclades. In Tarampado one can see beautiful traditional dovecotes, while Volax is located in a ravine with an impressive rock landscape. From the imposing rock of Xompourgou one can admire a unique view of the Aegean.An important element of the cultural identity of the island is the marble carving that thrived in Tino from the period of Venetian rule. Over the years masons and carvers have honed their art and have produced important artists. The marble carving centres are located in the villages of Pyrgos and Isternia. Famous sculptors from Tinos were Giannoulis Halepas and D.Filippotis. 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 picturesque villages that one hopes to find on a Greek island, and the simple Greek cuisine that Greece itself is famous for.

Tinos useful info

Tinos Council +30 22830 22833
Police Station +30 22830 22100
Tourist Police Station +30 22830 23670
Port Authority +30 22830 22220
Medical Centre +30 22830 23781
Pharmacy +30 22830 22272
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Tinos

Holiday packages for Tinos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Tinos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental.

If you visit, do not miss the opportunity to follow the paths and attractions that we recommend. You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Andros or Mykonos to create your own unique holiday.

For all of these use the online booking engines presented to you.

Tinos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Tinos

Book your ferry tickets for Tinos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.

Ship itinerary information for Tinos

Tinos can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the ports of Piraeus, Lavrio or Rafina. Also, there is access from the nearby Cycladic islands, like Syros, Paros, Mykonos, Andros, Kea, Kythnos by ferry boat or sea-taxi. The duration of your trip varies depending on the route and type of ship (conventional or high speed one). When booking your chosen ferry tickets for Tinos online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival. Since ship itineraries change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Tinos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Tinos Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Tinos

Tinos has no airport. The nearest airport is on the island of Syros (Syros - airport) served by light aircraft (see airtickets Syros), aircraft with few seats. Alternative proposal is the Athens international airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" where you will find seats easier.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Tinos change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Tinos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Tinos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Tinos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Tinos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Tinos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Tinos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Tinos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Tinos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Tinos

When browsing the hotel list for Tinos, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Car rental in Tinos, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Tinos, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup point is only the center of Tinos. These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Tinos. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Tinos

Excursions and tours in Tinos

There are several beautiful and interesting sights worth visiting, such as:

THE CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF VIRGIN MARY: It is located in Tinos’ town.

DOVECOTES: There are numerous dovecotes throughout the island.

KIONIA- ARCHEOLOGICAL SIGHT: In Kionia there are the ruins of an ancient temple. It has been the temple of gods Poseidon and Amphitriti. Some findings of this place are being exhibited in the Archeological Museum of Tinos.

GIANNOULIS HALEPAS HOUSE: It is the house of the great sculptor Giannoulis Halepas and it is located in Pyrgos village.

THE MUSEUM OF TINIAN ARTISTS PIRGOS.

THE ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM: It is located in Tinos’ town.

THE MUSEUM OF THE ARTISTS FROM YSTERNIA VILLAGE: This museum is located in Ysternia village and it exhibits art works of sculpors- artists who were born in Ysternia. Some of them are the Futalis brothers, the Malakates brothers, Georgios Vitalis, Lazaros Sohos, Antonios Sohos and Lazaros Lameras.

THE MUSEUM OF URSULINES LOUTRA.

THE MUSEUM OF JESUITS LOUTRA.

FOLKLORE MUSEUM: It is located in the village Steni and it has been recently founded.

THE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS: It is located in the village of Pyrgos where the majority of Greek artists were born. The traditions are being kept with the School of Fine Arts which operates since 1956 and has shown off a lot of famous sculptors.

THE LIBRARY OF P.I.I.E.T.: It is located beside the Archeological Museum.

THE ANCIENT THEATRE: The ruins of the ancient theatre are located in Kionia.

OPEN- AIR THEATRE: The open- air theatre made of marble is located in the village Volax where some cultural societies organize events and plays during the summer.

WINDMILLS- WATERMILLS- AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS: Some of the windmills of the island have been ruined and the rest of them are abandoned. Most of the watermills are located in the village Perastra, while the agricultural buildings are spread throughout the island.

THE VILLAGE OF PYRGOS: the most ancient village of Tinos Island.

THE WAR’S FIELD: It has a lot of archeological interest.

THE PYRGIA: Two abandoned towers near the village Aetofolia.

Places of interest in Tinos

Every visitor is amazed by the beauty and calm of the beaches of Tinos. Long beaches with golden sand, pebble and rocky beaches and little coves are offering their crystalline waters and their deserted landscapes. A few of these beaches have sun beds, umbrellas, water sports facilities, accommodation, restaurants and snack bars. Agios Ioannis Porto, Agios Sostis, Panormos, Kolympithra, Agios Romanos and Kionia are just few of the beautiful and calm beaches that dot the coastline of Tinos. With clean water and soft sand, these beaches provide perfect places to relax and enjoy summer.

Thematic tours in Tinos

Tinos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Religious Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Tinos

Plenty of traditional taverns serving delicious local dishes and wine can be found in every village of Tinos Island. Cafeterias and bars are gathered in Chora, the capital but can also be found in the villages of Ysternia, Panormos, Komi, Falatados and Porto. The nightlife in Chora is rich and varied with discos, night-clubs and bars offering various kinds of music and pleasant atmosphere. Taverns with live Greek music can also be found and are a great way to enjoy a nice and pleasant night fill with music, dance, good food and wine.

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