Holidays in Tilos

Tilos 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 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 Tilos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Tilos? What about transportation on the island?

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Tilos travel, tourism info

Tilos is a small islet of the Dodecanese which is located between Nissyros and Chalki. The land is rocky with the exception of a small valley in the middle of the island.The capital is Megalo Horio that unfolds on the abrupt slopes of a hill. On the top of the hill is an ancient castle that was built by the Knights of Agios Ioannis. Other settlements on the island are: Livadia, next to the harbour, Eristos, a quiet isolated village; Mikro Horio, built on the hills above Livadia and the picturesque traditional village of Agios Antonios. The island offers calm relaxing holidays with archaeological interest with its ancient, Byzantine and paleontologic discoveries.

Tilos useful info

Police Station +30 22460 44222
Port Authorities +30 22460 44350
Cottage Hospital (Megalo Horio) +30 22460 44219
Tourist Information +30 22460 44075
Post Office +30 22460 44249

Tilos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Tilos

Book your ferry tickets for Tilos 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 Tilos

Tilos can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Piraeus. Also, there is access from some nearby islands, like Rodos, Kalymnos, Kos, Nissyros, Astypalea, Chalki, Kastelorizo 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 ticket for Tilos 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 Tilos

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 Tilos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Tilos

Tilos has no airport. The nearest airport is the international airport of Rodos "Diagoras" (Rodos - international airport "Diagoras"), (see airtickets Rodos)

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

Special offers and cheap tickets to Tilos

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Hotels in Tilos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide 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. 

Cheap Hotels in Tilos

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

Special Hotel Offers in Tilos

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

Booking Hotels in Tilos

When browsing the hotel list for Tilos, 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.

Excursions and places of interest in Tilos

Excursions and tours in Tilos

Tilos' beaches cater for all tastes. Towards Agios Panteleimona is the beach of Plakas. The largest beach is located below the valley of Eristos and close to Livadia, called Lethra and Skafi Beach is accessible by a path beginning at Megalo Horio.

Places of interest in Tilos

During your visit around the island of Tilos, it is worth walking around the following places:

-In Megalo Horio in order to visit Nekropolis, the Tilos Museum containing the excavations from Charkadio cave, many monasteries and the ruins of the Castle.

- The Castle of Knights. The only part of the castle that is preserved is the external wall. It is situated at the top of the hill, above Megalo Horio. It was built during the Late Byzantine period and it constitutes an imposing and devastated monument. You will ascend on a path and you will be fascinated by the astonishing view that is offered at the top.

- The Castle of Agiosykias, which is a castle from the 15th century and contains the church's ruins.

- The Medieval Castle of Messarias.

- The Charkadio Cave that contains paleontological findings.

- Saint Antonios graveyard, ancient and byzantine graveyard that keeps its ancient position and is full of epigraphs and anaglyph tombs

- The Taxiarchis and Saint Antonios Monasteries.

- Kastelo, rocky hill which has medieval tower ruins.

Restaurants and nightlife in Tilos

The traditional recepies of Tilos contain special traditional tastes that one will find in all the villages of the island. These tasty foods become even more special, as the Tilians use local products for their preparation. At the offshore villages, the fish tavernas serve fresh fish, depending on the season. The island's night life is more intense during the tourist season, at the cafe / bars of the villages of Eristos, Livadia and Megalo Horio.

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