F.S. PROPOSALS

It’s worth:

  • visiting the picturesque and exotic village Volax, this natural museum of geophysical art with the giants round rocks,
  • walking through the secret paths from the city of Tinos to Ktikados, Triantaros and Exombourgo,
  • swimming at the remote beach Apigania and the wild Livada with the white sea-washed rocks and the beautiful pond with the friendly ducks,
  • diving at Kolympithra and gazing at the imposing view of Drakonisi in the bay opposite,
  • crossing the steep course in the north part of the island from Aetofolia to Pyrgos; the landscape is wild but very impressive,
  • exploring the handicrafts of artistic Pyrgos,
  • walking through the white washed streets and the picturesque arches of Falatados with the blossomed parterres,
  • gazing at the beautiful dovecotes in the valley of Tarampados and the old wind mills that are scattered all over the island,
  • tasting some of Tinos traditional dishes and sweets, e.g. louza, fourtalia, sun-dried tomatoes and artichokes, pasteli made of sesami and honey served on a lemon leaf as well as a variety of handmade sweet preserves,
  • joining some of the countless local feasts for dancing and singing in the central squares of the villages,
  • participating in the beach party and the local beach-volley championship during the week around the 15th of August at Kolympithra beach,
  • celebrating along with other local villagers the ‘choirosfagia’ in the start of the winter,
  • tasting the local ‘protorako’ (a spirit distilled from wine) in ‘rakitzio’ festival in the beginning of September,
  • visiting some of the island’s numerous white ‘jewels’, the picturesque cycladic churches, and the monastery of Kechrovounio where the nun Pelagy envisaged the revelation of the miraculous holy picture of the Virgin Mary,
  • travelling to Dilos opposite in order to admire the unique archeological monuments,
  • discovering on your own the dozens of other secrets of Tinos island!