For the orthodox world, Tinos is what Hollywood is for every actor. Awe, joy and devotion are some of the feelings that one shares from the very first moment he gets down from the ship. Here, the religious element is so intense that its energy seems to vibrate the entire island.



In 1390 Tinos becomes Venetian state and changes. Italians and other Europeans arrive at the island. In order to reinforce and strengthen the local catholic flock, people –mostly farmers- are asked to become Catholics in exchange for money. Most families say yes and in this way 25-30 parishes are formed in the villages which are founded later. Every village also constitutes a parish.


Read more +22 January 2023 By Nikos Saltamanikas in 4 Seasons, Accomodation, Culture, Events, General, Marriage and Baptism, Religion

Wedding and Baptism: Save the date

The island that combines the aegean blue and cycladic landscape. Traditional architecture, art and local gastronomy. It is the ideal setting to “write” one of the most important and beautiful pages of your life. Whether it is marriage or baptism. The wedding or baptism is not the ceremony alone. It is everything that has to
MegalochariRead more +18 January 2018 By Tinos About in Dogmas

Megalochari of TINOS ISLAND

How the miraculous Icon was discovered  A lot of things have been said about the Icon of the Annunciation of Virgin Mary. The discovery of the Icon was considered a divine omen for the Turkish occupation. Since the discovery, many miracles as well as works started happen. One of them was the Holy Church of
Read more +04 December 2018 By Tinos About in Dogmas