One of the most enchanting yet unknown islands of the Cyclades, Tinos is the religious centre of the country thanks to the church of Panagia Megalohari (the Blessed Virgin Mary). Pilgrims from all over the country come here to fulfil their vows and to seek comfort.
But a pilgrimage may not be the only reason for getting to know the island with the beautiful beaches and the 40 traditional villages. Walk through the trails that connect the villages and stop at Volax, a landscape of exceptional beauty due to the impressive formations of smooth granite boulders where you can go climbing.
Tinos has a great artistic tradition, being the home of many renowned Greek sculptors. Their craft is visible in chapels, fountains, arches and pigeon lofts. In the village of Pyrgos, the Marble Art Museum is worth a visit as is the Tinian Artists Museum. next to the church of Virgin Mary.