Tinos Cyclades archipelago is part of being the third largest island. It is an island of pilgrimage. The island is surrounded by Andros, Syros and Mykonos, situated in the northern Aegean Sea. 40 small and picturesque villages, over 700 churches and monasteries,
beautiful sandy beaches adorn the beautiful island of Tinos.
The island is known as the Ydroussa (Hydra - water) because of the abundance of water which he flooded the banks. Greek mythology says that Tinos is the home of the god of the winds, Aeolus.
Still unknown by most foreign tourists, Tinos Greek attracts pilgrims who come here specifically to achieve the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary.