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City break in Tinos Island. Active leisure ideas for Tinos Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

TINOS-12 Many tourists come to Tinos to get a blessing and join the Christian shrines. However, fans of active leisure will also find many interesting activities here. Water sports are becoming more popular on the island. First of all, these are diving and snorkeling. Professional scuba divers are happy to explore the waters of Tinos. The island has been an important port center for European seafarers for many years. You can find interesting finds at the bottom here. These are ancient amphorae and the remains of ships.
Tinos is a sacred island for Greeks and Christians all over the world. Therefore, various religious attributes are often taken from here. You will find souvenir shops with icons, Holy water, … Open
Surfing is very popular with tourists. Many fans of this sport prefer Kolimbari Beach. Strong winds blow here on the north side of the island, especially in the summer months. High waves are formed here because of this. They are great for surfing. The conditions are suitable for both beginners and professionals. Even if you have never tried to stand on the board, you can use the help of professional trainers here. They will teach you the basics of surfing in a few sessions. In addition, you can rent equipment for almost any water sport on the beach.
There is a good windsurfing school in Kolimbithres. This is almost an ideal place to relax. The beach is located in a quiet, bay which is closed from the wind. Even those people who do not know how to swim can swim without fear here. Conditions are ideal for snorkeling in this bay. You should try this sport and explore the underwater world of the Cyclades. Diving with a mask is available to almost everyone. Snorkeling does not require any special skills. You just need to rent flippers and a mask to dive near the shore. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tinos Island is located in the northern part of the Cyclades, travelers know it as a popular beach destination. In addition to the great beaches, the island has a wide choice of decent … Open
Beach holidays in Tinos are considered the best in Greece. There are many good, equipped beaches here. You can not only do water sports but also find many exciting activities on the beach here. Young people prefer to relax on Ronari beach. There are several bars, taverns, and even clubs here. You have the opportunity to try beach sports here. This is volleyball, for example. The beach is well equipped. There are sun loungers and umbrellas here.
Agios Petros is recommended for a secluded holiday. This is a great place to sunbathe, enjoy nature, or have a romantic dinner by the sea. Livada Beach is a stunning sight. There are many huge boulders here. They are located both on the shore and in the sea. The landscape looks very exotic. You should get to the remote beach of Pahia Ammos. It is famous for its unusual greenish sand and rather high sand dunes.
It is impossible to say definitely whether to visit Tinos with children. Of course, the island is very peculiar and interesting in its own way. The architecture is beautiful and inimitable … Open
Kionia is considered a center of water sports. This beach is well equipped. There is a rental point for sports equipment, including scuba gear here. Agios Fokas can be recommended for ecotourism fans. There is a campsite here. You will have the opportunity to stay in a tent here. There are many options for active beach holidays, taverns and cafes where you can have a snack. The sailing club is located in the village of Agali. You can learn how to drive a yacht or sailboat, or just rent a boat for a water-walk in the open sea.
Active people and fans of extreme recreation will also find interesting activities on the island. Various hiking routes are popular here. You can take advantage of the excursion offices’ offers and choose one of the developed routes. You will also have the opportunity to make your own tour of the most interesting sights of Tinos. It is recommended to climb to the highest point of the island. It is the Xompourgo Mountain. A Catholic monastery and the ruins of an ancient fortress are located at its foot. A stunning view of Tinos and the surrounding islands of the Cyclades Archipelago opens from the top of the mountain.
Tinos almost doesn’t differ from the rest of Greece in culinary terms. Delicious and hearty dishes cooked according to old national recipes from natural and fresh products are waiting … Open
If you are interested in folk crafts, be sure to visit the master class on basket weaving in Volax. There is also a Folklore Museum in the village. Boulders that are located in the vicinity of the village attract many amateur climbers. They are great for bouldering. Everyone can take a few lessons in marble carving in Pyrgos. You can also take a tour of the weaving shop and see how fabrics are made in Tinos.
Nightlife is not very diverse on the sacred island. It only begins to develop due to the increased interest of tourists. However, there are bars and several restaurants that are open until the morning here. All of them are located in the capital. You can spend an evening in the excellent Kaktos Bar cigar bar. It's open all night. In addition to alcoholic beverages and snacks, you will be offered a good assortment of cigars and cigarillos here. Several nightspots are located in the center of Tinos.
Tinos differs from other Greek Islands in an unusual atmosphere of spirituality. The status of a sacred island was assigned to it during the reign of the black colonels. The indigenous … Open
You will find a large wine list and various alcoholic cocktails at the Sivillaki Cocktail Bar. You can have a good evening at the Argonautis Bar. You should keep in mind that hotels don’t offer an animation program on the island. Therefore, if an active nightlife with discos, music, and various shows is important for you, then Tinos is not the most suitable option for your holiday.
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Guide to your best city break in Tinos Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Tinos Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Tinos Island?' disappears immediately.
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