Tinos has always charmed visitors with its traditional yet lively villages. As you wander through them, you can see and feel the innate artistic temperament which remains alive and very much evident in everyday life as well as in traditions.
Nature has also worked its magic here in Tinos and has created many unforgettable attractions for visitors to see.
One of the most significant characteristics of Tinos is the rich artistic tradition especially in the field of marble sculpting. Numerous famous Greek artists particularly sculptors have been born in Tinos and many continue to live and work here creating a legacy all Greece is proud of.
This artistic talent is most evident in the 600 private chapels and 700 pigeon houses scattered throughout the island as well as in the sculptured marble bell towers and the sculpted marble air vents above the windows and doors.
Tinos has numerous popular tourist destinations. The following are a few: