Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Tilos Island1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Tilos Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Tilos Island areaThis Tilos Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Tilos Island and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryThe busiest and most basic routes are air-conditioned. However, in remote regions, the bus service operates old vehicles. Buses from villages outside the resort areas run daily. The most remote settlements are serviced only 1-2 times a week. The cost of a bus ticket is about 4 euros per 100 kilometers. It is worth noting that most of the Greek cities are quite small, and they can be easily walked. Therefore, it makes sense to spend money on buses only for traveling between cities or for moving within such large cities as Athens, Patra, Thessaloniki or Kalamata. The railway is an alternative to buses. However, it is worth noting that the railroad doesn’t go through all regions of mainland Greece. Before Olympic Games, the country has repaired the roads and slightly expanded the route. Trains in Greece are represented by two classes. The difference between the first and second class that connect towns, is quite insufficient. Travelers don’t have to wait for the special comfort. … Open
Nature and parks of GreeceVikos-Aoos National Park is also located in the Pindus Mountains, but it has a different terrain. The park includes Vikos Canyon, Aoos Gorge, and Mount Timfi. The place is unique in its beauty and features of the landscape. The gorge is even included in the Guinness Book of Records as the deepest in the world. The glacial Dragon Lake is on the slopes of Mount Timfi. According to local legends, in prehistoric times, these lands were inhabited by dragons, who fought. They threw rocks and stones at each other. This is how the unique relief of the park was created. Besides a huge number of amazing animals and plants, you can meet unusual settlements in the mountainous region of Zagori. … Open
Photogallery of Tilos Island sights
Our guide to Tilos Island
Attractions and active leisure
Agios Antonios Beach which is located near the eponymous village (a couple of miles from the capital) is also highly beautiful. It’s called after Saint Anthony's Chapel (situated not far from the coast). Unfortunately, there is not much left from those magnificent murals owing to World War II. Agios Antonios Beach is tranquil and pretty uncrowded. It’s very nice to do snorkeling there – you can buy … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Besides, souvlaki can also be served as a separate dish. This type of fast food has an ancient history. The first tools for cooking this dish date back to antiquity. Today, souvlaki is cooked from different kinds of meat, seafood and even vegetables. Fasolada – a soup – came from ancient times as well. According to Homer, many warriors who participated in Troy attack were eating this soup as well. … Open
Traditions and mentality of Tilos Island
Tilos inhabitants are rather religious. The majority of them belong to the Greek Orthodox Christianity, so all the significant religious dates are celebrated in a big way here. Such celebrations as Christmas, the Baptism of Jesus (young men and women not just dive into an ice hole but also try to get a cross thrown there by a priest), Easters, the Feast of the Annunciation are great reasons for public hangings all … Open
Travel guide to Tilos Island
Not far from St. Antonio Bay, there is one more attractive beach – Milos. Water has an unusual azure shade in this area. It is hard to find a more picturesque place on the island. The coastal area offers a truly spectacular panoramic view of the nearby islands. Many come to this beach to admire breath-taking sunsets. Tilos doesn’t have many entertainment centers as all resorts and beaches of the island are … Open
Tilos Island for children - what to visit
If your kid likes pieces of church art or just ancient constructions, then you can visit St. Panteleimon Monastery together. It was built in the 15th century, so those children who have a fancy for history or simply love asking various questions concerning the way people used to live centuries ago should learn something peculiar there. There is one more knight castle near Mikro Horio. It was built in the 14th … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
Tilos Island is the perfect destination for the tourists who’d like to buy something unique and hand-made by the local masters. Besides, you can buy such stuff here as clothes, shoes, accessories, cosmetics, and perfumes by famous brands, of course, but there is no big variety of it and the prices are just like in Europe. So, if you want to do really good shopping, it’s better to go to the continental … Open