Embarkation on coach at 11:00 at the starting point of Tinos KTEL buses (50 m from Tinos port - see the pin on the map for the embarkation place) and immediate departure for Saint Pelagia’s Convent where we stay for 20′. Saint Pelagia was the nun that Virgin Mary visited in a vision in order to indicate her where her Holy Icon was buried.
( If you wish to enter the convent you should be aware that entrance is only allowed to visitors who wear long skirts or trousers and have their shoulders covered . )
Next, we are visiting Volax village,which is situated in the heart of Tinos and it is built in a beautiful lunar landscape. Many of its inhabitants weave baskets. (20′ stop)
Our next stop is the picturesque village of Pirgos, birthplace of famous artists, painters and sculptors. Here you can visit the house where the world known sculptor Giannoulis Halepas lived but also the Museum of Tinian Artists. For those who do not wish to visit the museums we recommend a drink at one of the cafes at the beautiful square of the village under the plane tree. (1 hour stop)
After leaving Pirgos we reach the nearby settlement of Panormos where you can enjoy the beach and greek dishes at one of the taverns. ( Stop for 1 hour and 50′. )
Our following stop is the Museum of Marble crafts, a modern and very interesting museum which you may optionally visit. (Stop for 30′. ) Returning to Tinos town we are passing the village of Tarampados where we have the ability to admire the dovecotes that are built in this area. We return and disembark at Tinos port at 17:30.
Route followed: Μonastery- Volax – Loutra – Krokos – Perastra – Komi – Kato Klisma – Kalloni – Ag. Marina – Kardiani – Isternia -Pirgos – Panormos – Tarampados – Kampos – Tripotamos – Tinos town.
Embarkation on the Mini Bus at 19:45 at the Bus Stop in front of the old port of Tinos (opposite to Poseidonio Hotel)
20:15 - 21:00 The first stop will be at Kardiani Village where you will enjoy a beautiful sunset and take pictures for 15 minutes. Kardiani is one of the most beautiful villages of the island with a breathtaking panoramic view.
21:00 - 23:00 The second stop will be at Pirgos village. You will explore the village walking through the narrow paths and you will taste the famous “Galaktompoureko” a traditional sweet in the central square of the village under the famous plane tree which has been there for ages!
23:00 - 01:00 The next stop will be at Isternia village. You can lose yourself in one of the most traditional villages of the island. You can enjoy a cocktail in one of the two bars of the village with panoramic view of the Aegean Sea.
The tour will end by returning back in Tinos town with the mini bus.