Located in the northern side of the Cyclades, Tinos island is ideal for relaxing family holidays. The beaches are calm and sandy, surrounded by many tourist facilities and accommodation.
The most traditional villages are located inland and they are famous for the picturesque architecture. Pyrgos is the most characteristic village of Tinos Greece, with a long tradition in marble carving. Apart from a calm holiday place, the island is special for the Greeks as it hosts the Church of Panagia (Virgin), considered the protector of the country, with a miraculous icon inside. This church receives thousands of pilgrims all year round, particularly on the 15th of August, on the occasion of the Dormition of the Virgin.
Apart from the main town and the lovely beaches, in Tinos Cyclades do not miss a trip to the mountainous villages and the interesting monasteries in the countryside. Pyrgos, Kardiani and Isternia are among the most beautiful villages with traditional style. Holidays in Tinos can be combined with other close islands, like Syros, Mykonos and Andros.