Tinos is an island in Cyclades.
From the Greek mainland ferries and highspeed catamaran services run daily from Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio.
Many travelers probably don’t even consider Rafina a possible departure port if they are heading to one of the Cyclades, but if you are arriving at the airport of Athens you are often better off taking a ferry from Rafina to Tinos than traveling to Athens and get a ferry from Piraeus.
By Scooter, ATV, Taxi, Bus, Car
- Tinos town and the most famous and important church of Greece, the Evangellistria, with its miraculous icon and magic atmosphere
- The womens monastery Kechrovouni high up in the mountains which is inhabited by 40 nuns
- The traditional village Volax, home to the basket makers
- The valley of the pigeon houses from the Venetian time
- Pirgos, the centre of the marble arts
- The peaceful fishing bay of Panormos with its lovely fish tavernas
For visiting the church and monastery there are strict clothing rules: sleveless shirts and shorts are not permitted. Men must wear long trousers that go below the ankle.
- Rakí (the Greek version of Grappa) and Tsikoudia,
Move on by boat to Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Ios or Santorini.
Nearby Syros can be used as a transport hub to further Greek Islands.