Villages of Pano MeriaTinos, Greece
A village of Pano Meria, with view to Kionia and the Aegean Sea. In the entrance prevails the catholic church of the Saint Cross of the 17th century, the oldest church all across the island. As you will go on in the village, you will see the old fountain in the square and the church of Megalomata.
A small village next to Ktikados, with pert, tinian houses, a traditional coffee shop-tavern and the old church of Trinity which dates back in the 15th century.
The medieval village with the dark arcades, the arches and the stars, under Xobourgo, was Cornelius Castoriades’ favorite destination. In Tripotamos, you will find the cheese-dairy of the island, where the known cheese of Tinos is manufactured, but also pottery workshops. Next Tripotamos, there is the picturesque settlement Sperados.
With orientation towards the hillside of Kechrovouni, it offers view to the old dovecots, the sea and the monastery which stands up to the top of the mountain. See the old mansions, the post-byzantine church of the Annunciation of Holy Mary and the museum of folk art.
Traditional Settlement at the west ending of Kechrovouni, in an altitude of 300m. Until the mid 19th century, in Mountados there was a school –among the fewest in the island, which justifies its reputation as a homeland of literary and wise people. See the arcades, the traditional houses and the church of Aghios Ioannis (1871).
From the hillside of Kechrovouni, it has view to Tinos town and the Aegean. It is worth seeing Aghia Anna and the fountain with the old washers.
Built amphitheatrically on a hill that “looks” at Aghios Fokas, it is rightly called “balcony of Tinos”. From every corner, the view is magical, even if it about the sea or the valley with the dovecots, which is spread on its feet. Go through the innumerable arches and see the church of the Holy Apostles, but also the traditional oil mill in Lefkes.
A beautiful Aegean balcony, which gazes Naxos, Paros, Syros, Delos and Mykonos. See the Cycladic houses and the church of the Source of Life, with its amazing bell tower and the vivid fresco painting inside.
It’s about two medieval settlements in 450m altitude, which gradually were unified. See the medieval arches, walk down the paved alleys and see the natural springs, called xynaria.
Mountain village, offering panoramic view to the Aegean. It’s image is composed by traditional buildings, medieval arcades, the churches of Ascension and Aghioi Anargyri, as well as by the Panaidaki, under which, according to the legend, there was a secret school.
In the small village, where once blossomed the art of stratourades, the saddle makers, nowadays, you will see picturesque tinian houses and the church of Panagia Myrtiotissa.
It is located right in the Pentostrato, where meet all the roads for Tinos’ villages. See the church of Michael and Gabriel, the Monastery of Saint Francis and the museum of agricultural tools that is hosted inside.
Its history begins in 1400 fact that makes it one of the oldest villages of Tinos. In Falatados, you will see the basilica of Trinity, the medieval arches and the old aqueduct, the so-called Paliomantra, which was built between 1750 and 1850. Here, you will also find the House of Sketch, the first cartoon museum in the Mediterranean.
One of the largest villages of Tinos, full of life throughout the year. In Steni you will find coffee shops, taverns, a carpet-making school and the folklore museum. Wander around the paved alleys, called “volta” and see the orthodox church of Aghios Antonios and the catholic one of Aghios Nikolaos.
Known also to the locals as Mouslou. Under Tsiknias mountain, it is a Starting point for the climbers and for those going towards Livada beach.
Greenish site, among gorges and running waters, where the tee ravines of Tsiknias mountain meet. The most important tourist attraction is the church of Panagia Karmilou.
Rather isolated village in the eastern part of the island, with a few houses, although with great view to Mykonos and Icarian Sea.
The newest established settlement of Tinos, right before Aghios Sostis beach, which was named by the sacred temple of Aghia Varvara. Here, there are many rooms to rent and restaurants.