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TINOS

Tinos, the island of Faith. It is the more important latreytjko' place of criskeyo'menwn - Christians. Kama'rj her the Temple of Eyaggeljstrj'as with the picture of Virgin Mary, where hundreds pilgrims come each year for this, in the big feast of Dekapentay'goystoy. It is known as the island of Megalo'haris. Tinos of is genne'tejra a lot of Big art, painters and sculptures. Throwing a glance around, the looks steal the elaborate temples with her belfries and well-known perjsterjw'nes. It belongs in the archipelago of Cyclades, with area 197 tetr. km and 8.000 roughly permanent residents.

TINOS

The capital and the harbour of island that began to be developed at the years of Ottoman domination. The foundation of church gave new impulse in her growth, which climaxed in the last years. Front in the harbour exist a lot of restaurants, taverns, cafes and shops. A big street, the avenue of Megalo'haris, us leads to the church of Eyaggelj'strjas that dominates in the depth of city. Going up to the church you will meet a bargain with candles, amulets, ta'mata and ency'mja, as well as rooms of art of local painters. Continuing your walk you will discover graphic soka'kja and houses with embelished courtyards from poly'hrwma and myrwda'ta flowers.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Temple of Eyaggeljsmoy' of Virgin Mary that htj'stike in the point that was found the picture of Virgin Mary afterwards from the vision of alone Pelagia, on 30 January 1823 (the day of Three Hierarches). It is architectural kombote'hnima, that was manufactured at the duration of Greek Revolution from the architect Eystra'tjo, in order to it accomodates the Miraculous picture. The exterior courtyard is set with mosaics from pebble, while left the entry we meet the iconostasis, in which is found the picture of Megalo'haris (Eyaggeljsmo's of Virgin Mary) full from hommages of dance floors, as the remainder temple.

MUSEUMS
The Archaeological museum that is found in the Avenue Megalo'haris and functions from 1963. There you will see rich collection of vessels and utensiles of domestic use of various seasons, as well as epjty'mvjes columns of 5th century p.H. the Art gallery, that is accomodated in big room in in the building group, Temple of Megalo'haris and includes more from 100 tables of many known painters, as the M. Mr Gy'zis, N. Ly'tras, G. Jakwvj'dis, Mr Volana'kis, as well as important tables the Italian and eptanisjaki's Rebirth.
Dj'pla from the temple of Finding you visit the Mausoleum of E'llis, where is looked after department of torpedo that affected on 15 August 1940 the antjtorpjljko' ' E'lli ", as well as various departments of boat. Also, in in the group of Temple ' it deserves you visit the Museum Antonios Sw'hoy, the Sacristy that contains a lot of appreciable types of adoration, as precious Gospels, pictures, crosses, djskopo'tira, vestments of priests and archpriests, even tusk of African elephants, the Museum Tinj'wn of Artists and the Report of Ecclesiastical heirlooms and Pictures.
Finally, you visit unique architectural structure Perjsterjw'nes of Tinos. They are built in special localities with material of place, the slate, in order to create in, or more aspects of building extraordinarily stolj'dja as rhombs, triangles, suns, cypresses, that have as result a harmonious total that katapli'ssej.

ENTERTAINMENT
At length of beach exist a lot of restaurants, taverns and kafete'rej-es·
They exist also bar and centres of amusement.
Do not lose the big adoration that becomes on 15 August to price of Virgin Mary, while at the same time is celebrated also the torpedoing of ' E'llis ". This days is observed the bigger movement in the island ', after come visitors from all Greece.
Big feast becomes also on 25 March, the Eyaggeljsmoy', that the island is changed in epicentre of Religious events.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom it will be supposed you come out outside from the Country in order to you find the splendid sandy beaches in the Cross, in the ¢gjo Mark, in the ¢gjo Fwka', in the ¢j Yannis and the Thick ¢mmo. In the ¢gjo Fwka' the beach is offered for goyj'!nt se'rf and ski.

LOCAL NOSTJMJES
You try the Tinjako' mosha'rj that is famous for his tasty meat, small round tyra'kja, roasted sausages, makarona'des, "loy'zes" and omelettes. Also, you buy honey of most excellent quality, marzipans and many of soyvenj'r popular art.

TRANSPORT
From the Country they begin buses of KTEL for Kjo'na, Moynta'do - Trjpo'tamo
- Plain - Tarampa'do - Jste'rnja - Tower
- Marla' - Pa'normo, Xjna'ra - Baths - Crocus - Kw'mi - Love - Beauty, Trjanta'ro - Two Villages - Monastery - Tsa'do
- Ke'hro - Falata'do - Middle - Narrow - Myrsj'ni, Ktjka'do - Koy'maro - Vw'laka, Saint Barbara - ¢gjo Ioannis Po'rto. Also you will find shops that rent cars and mihana'kja, as well as taxi.
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USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
Municipality 22234, Centre of Health 23781-4, Drugstores 22213,.22272, First Aids 22210, Police 22100, Ljmenarhej'o 22348, Tourist Police 22255, GREEK POST 22217, GREEK TELECOME 22499, KTEL 22440, Station Taxi 22470, Rural Bank 22225, National 23590 and Commercial Bank 22491.

STAY
Exist a lot of hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



KIONA

It hardly abstains 3 km from the Country and offers mageytjki' view and beautiful beach for paracerjste's.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
His Holy Neptune and the Amfjtrj'tis where became the adorations of two Gods. From the excavations came in the light departments from the foundations of two temples, baths, xenw'na, as well as sculptures that testify their majesty.
The cavern of Gastrjw'n that is found one kilometre westwards and his entry takes shape ana'mesa in the coastal rocks of homonym cape. It has length 50m. and in his interior apart from the signs it exists a peculiar imjkykljko' building.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns, restaurants as well as bar, ntj'sko and centres of amusement for your nightly exits.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the ammw'di beach of apa'nemoy bight of Kjo'nas. Passing him aniforjko' path with the legs after one roughly hour you will reach in the Ktjka'do in order to you see in the entry of village the belltower of catholic church of Honest Cross, that is considered older Tinos.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Country.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
Greek Telecome 22512.

STAY
Exists hotel that you will find in the end of region.



ISTERNIA

One of the most beautiful parts, built amfjceatrjka' in side of hill in a beautiful natural locality. It is the village of artists and seamen, with appreciable marma'rjna arhjtektoni'mata. Graphic hamlet with kata'leyka, or tile lodges and marma'rjna kalnterj'mja, abstains 24 km from the Country.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Museum of Artists of village, with work Tinjakw'n of artists. The Xwkkkli'sj of Saint Athanassios that is considered as one of the oldest churches of island and the Monastery of Virgin Mary of Katapoljani's

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns, restaurants, kafete'rjesZ and bar.
Panigy'rja with gle'ntj and bodies they become on 26 July, Saint Friday, 1 September of Virgin Mary of Katapoljani's, Cross in the 14 Septevrj'oy and Saint Ce'klas on 14 September.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the 1/4rmo 5hlm. outside from the settlement and in the beach of Saint Njki'ta. Very near is found also the beautiful ammoydero's ormj'skos Shojna'kj. Can rent goyj'!nt se'rf. From here you can know all the hamlets of northern side of island and you will reach in the more northern cape of Tinos, where also Narrow that separates the island from the ¢ndro.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Country.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
Community 31303, First Aids 31206, Til Centre 312332.

STAY
Exist few rented rooms – apartments.




PYRGOS

It is a ypaj'crjo architectural museum. It is considered as one of the ancientest villages of Cyclades, that it elected big personalities, as the Gjannoy'lis Halepa's. His arhontjki' atmosphere from the marma'rjnes taps, the laboratories marmaroglyptjki's and xyloglyptjki's, the cemetery with splendid ljco'glypta, emerges through a katapra'sjno environment. It abstains 30 km from the Country.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The churches of Saint Dimitrios and Saint Nikolaos with splendid marma'rjna decorative. The preparatory and professional School of Good Arts that functions from 1955 and has constituted important nursery of artists. The museum Halepa' and the museum Pa-normjtw'n of Artists, that are accomodated in neighbouring buildings in the square of Tower. Include appreciable exhibits, mainly sketches and sculptures first and sculptures and bas-reliefs second. The well-known work of Halepa', the "Kojmwme'ni", adorn the A¥ Cemetery of Athens.
The marma'rjni tap in the central square of village, from 1778 and the laboratories of sculpture where today are even made masterpieces.

ENTERTAINMENT TAVERNS.
Mpara'kja you will find in the Pa'normo.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
Sandy beach with armyrj'kja you will find in the Pa'normo, where you will rent marine bicycles and make.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Country.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
In the Tower: Greek Telecome 31260, GREEK POST 31398, Community Pa'normoy 31262, Police 31371, GREEK TELECOME 31336.

STAY
Exist minimal rooms in the Pa'normo, that abstains hardly 3 km




KAMPOS

Ten km outside from the Country you will meet the Plain, where it is the part that the Saint Pelagia envisioned the picture of Virgin Mary. Appreciable characteristic it is that here they are assembled above 200 perjsterjw'nes from cause of flat ground and calm nature.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The unique windmill that exists in all the island and that functions even today.
The churches of Saint Trinity, with beautifully votsalwti' courtyard and the church of Saint Ekaterini. Second began to be built in 1767, but the work they were interrupted in 1771, because conflicts of partisans of two doctrines. The church apoperatw'cike at period 1771 -1774, on rwssokratj'as the Cyclades, with the protection and the economic aid of Rw'ssoy of Admiral Orlw'f.Perjsterjw'nes, most from which they are found in the valley of Tarampa'doy. It is, litteraly, "constructed embroideries", where each one separately and in their total constituting monuments architectural and popular artistic creation, unique in the world. Are made from the material of place the slate, with, or more aspects, preened with extraordinary forms as rhombs, triangles, suns, cypresses, that have as result a harmonious total that you katapli'xej.

ENTERTAINMENT TAVERNS - BAR.
Panigy'rja they become the Saint Trinity of Catholics and Saint Ekaterini on 25 November.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Country.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
Community (0283) 51294, GREEK TELECOME. 51287.




KOMI

Interior village that is found in katapra'sjni plain 17 km from the capital. It is big settlement with genuinely htj'smata of tinjaki's architecture. Most residents are farmers.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
Church of Saint Ioannis, outside from what it exists kj'onas from his holy Neptune.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist centres for off-hand and fast food.
Panigy'rja they become Saint Ioannis, on 29 August and the Virgin Mary of Catholics, on 12 September.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom is offered the big sandy beach of Kolympi'cras, 3 km outside by the settlement. The wider region of gulf includes five beaches for bathroom: the Mantrokli'sj, the Big and Small Kolympi'cra, the Deposits and the Old ¢gjo Amulet. In the Small Kolympi'cra functions restaurant and coffee - bar.
From the Kw'mi you make campaign in the around hamlets. Begin following the path dj'pla the river that leads to the Pera'stra through properties and beautiful gardens. Then after two roughly kilometres the street from you will remove in the pane'morfo grafjko'tato village Love. You will reach djahj'zontas a valley with perjsterjw'nes.

Easternly 3 km are found the kata'fyto village Beauty, with a lot of residents and ka'taspra lodges built the one dj'pla in the other. Here, the church of Agj'ry Zaharj'a with beautiful of votsalwto' is representative catholics of island.
In the village Baths, that abstain 7 km notjoanaljka', you will admire the epjvlitka' buildings of Abbey of Jisoyjtw'n (1661) and Abbey of Oyrsoyljnw'n. The Monastery of Oyrsoyljnw'n was founded in 1862 and in his spaces studied girls of better families of Greece.
After the Baths, we leave the street that leads to the Down Parts and we follow right that crosses the village Skala'dos. Left, the bypass leads to the village Vw'lax. The region is full of natural blocks of stone, many from which they shape various forms. It is a landscape unique, world natural beauty that saginey'ej with his peculiarity. The few residents of village deal mainly with the basketry. one kilometre before the Vw'laka we meet the Koy'maro, that is found above splendid remmatja' with perjvo'lja and exceptional view to the northern coasts of island.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Tino.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
Community (0283) 51220, GREEK TELECOME 51416, First Aids 51210.

STAY
It exists xenw'nas.
In the Kolympi'cra exist very very little rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.



STENI

Village built in plain with abundant green and running waters. It abstains 15 km from the Tino.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
Xylo'glypto te'mplo Saint Antonios of Narrow, where exist his pictures Where also 18th aj. The Monastery of Kehrovoynj'oy, built in abrupt sides little outside from the village. It was founded the 10th aj. and is gjamega'lo building that includes smaller churches and a lot of auxiliary spaces. Is rescued simple kellj' where e'zise the Alone Pelagia. Exists also museum where are looked after old pictures of (mainly the 18 - 19th aj.) and various appreciable ecclesiastical objects, as well as service station where they are sold hejrotehni'mata the nuns. Finally, in the important heirlooms that are exposed in the Igoymenej'o is included also the small epa'rgyri picture of Virgin Mary where you belong in the boat of captain of a fire ship Mr Kana'ri.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
North Narrow are found the village Falata'dos with the appreciable churches of Saint Trinity and Saint Ioannis Ceolo'goy, with the votsalwti' courtyard that was manufactured in 1902 and more far from the village, the Ceoske'pasti, built in convex rock.
After the Abbey Kehrovoynj'oy, it deserves a walk to the villages of Western Tinos. Hardly 1 km right from the Abbey antjkry'sete the Ke'hro, small, clean village where dominates the church of Virgin Mary of Xesklavw'stras. Westwards the Ke'hroy, in in the remmatja' you will meet Tza'do, small and likeable village and the Middle more north, in the point where the street is cut in the three, but is named Pento'strato. Southernly from Narrow you will meet the Two Villages and below the Trjanta'ro with the intense local colour, while his houses have been sold mainly in foreigners. Passing from the Two Villages, in small distance are found the Arna'dos, the taller village of Tinos. And this four villages are built amfjceatrjka' with panoramjki' view to the Aegean and they have historical enorjake's churches in which depend 126 temples, chapels and xwkkli'sja.
In the Eastern exit of Trjanta'roy you will meet in white and running waters one rural tavernoy'la and continuing left from the earth-road you will reach in the Lyhnaftja', one from the more beautiful coastal localities of island.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Country. Taxi you will find in the near village Rivers.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
Community 41235, First Aids 41299, GREEK TELECOME 41277.




XYNARA

The built in their foot of imposing volume of Xw'mpoyrgoy, settlement of Xyna'ras with the ancosto'ljstoys gardens, magey'ej the visitors. It is found to northern the ey'foris plain that surrounds the Kw'mi.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Catholic Metropolis, dedicated in the Virgin Mary of Rodarjoy'. ¢xjes of attention is also enorjaki' church of Saints Petros and Pavlos Se the building of seat of Catholic Archdiocese is accomodated the File of Catholics of Tinos with really precious material for the history of island and Cyclades genjkw'tera.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
Follow the deviation street that leads to the imposing Xw'mpoyrgo. It is a rocky hill in altitude 640 m., steep and from his three sides. Here was built the citadel, southernly which it was developed the gewmetrjki' - arhaj!ki' and classic city of up to the 5th aj. and later the enetjko' BuTgo.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Tino.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0283)
THAT YOU WILL GO
With ferympw't from Piraeus in 6 hours and 30¥. Dense itineraries the Kalokaj'
rj (extraordinarily for the Dekapentay'goysto) and more thinly the Winter. Plirof.: Lj
menarhej'o Piraeus 4226000. With ferympw't from Rafina all the year in 4 hours: Plirof.: Famine of narhej'o Rafina (0294) 22300. With ferympw't from Thessalonica in 12 hours and 30¥. Plirof.:Ljmenarhej'o Thessalonica (031) 531504 - 5. With dolphin from Piraeus (Coast Kondy'li) in 3 hours. Plirof.: Agency Piraeus 4080211 - 6. With dolphin from Rafina in 1 hour and 30¥. Plirof.: Agencies Rafina (0294) 25100, Athens 3225253 and Piraeus 4283810.

INTERCONNECTIONS
With ferympw't by Piraeus, Tinos is connected all the year with Mykonos and Syra. Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o ti'noy (0283) 22348.
With ferympw't from Rafina, exists connection with ¢ndro, Small Eastern Cyclades, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and Syra.
With dolphin from Piraeus, Tinos is connected with Amorgos, Small Eastern Cyclades, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos and Syra. Plirof.:Agency Tinos (0283) 23193 With dolphin from Rafina, exists connection all the year with ¢ndro, Mykonos, Amorgos, Small Eastern Cyclades, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Syra and Evia. Plirof.: Agency Piraeus 4282591,.4283810 and Agency Tinos (0283) 23193.

HISTORICAL MAKES
Tinos at a version owes the name oton brought first settler of island, the Tino. The island in the antiquity was named also Ofjoy'sa because the a lot of snakes that had, as well as Ydroy'sa, because the abundance of water. Accordingly, with the mythology, Tinos was the island of Ajo'loy, the god of winds. The 6th aj. the island depended in the power of Ere'trjas and the 490 p.H. it was conquered by their Pe'rses, in order to it is released after the battle of Maracw'na. In 1207 him conquered the Enetoj'. The first Enetoj' sovereigns were the Gkj'zj, while the Venetian domination kept 500 years. In 1715 him occupied the Toy'ri
koj, in order to it is released in 1821 with the National Fight in 1822 however, is the year landmark for the Tino, after then was found the eminent miraculous picture of Virgin Mary. Finally, in newer web rj'a is known the torpedoing of Greek raider, E'lli, in in her harbour from Italian submarine of stos 15 August 1940, ani'mera the Virgin Mary. This make a'llwste was also starting line of mixture of Greece in the V¥ World War.


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