The island of Aeolus
Top attractions, top sights, archaeological sites, museums, monasteries, beaches, picturesque places, special places, photos, panoramic photos, virtual tours, etc.
Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
Caves, mountain caves, etc.
According to tradition, the oldest names of the island were Hydrousa, because of its abundant springs, and Ofiusa, from the many snakes, which, according to the myth, were removed by the god Poseidon. The name Tinos probably comes from the eponymous leader of the considered first inhabitants of the island, who were Iones from Caria in Asia Minor. It is …
In Tinos many events take place throughout the year. Most important is the "Celebration of the Dormition of the Virgin" on the fifteenth of August, where crowds of believers from all parts of Greece flood the island. The previous afternoon, a wreath is also laid at the mausoleum of the warrior "Elli". One of the most important holidays of the …
HIKING ROUTES The following routes, most of which are on old cobblestones, are just some of the many that are offered to hiking enthusiasts. 1 FALATADOS - MAGGANARI - PLATY - LIVADA COAST An extremely interesting route, with the largest part of it on a stone-paved path. starting from the beautiful Falatado, walking along the shady banks of the river …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Photographs and Images, monument photographs, beautiful photographs, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.