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Walking Tour in Mykonos Town
"Mykonos is a popular and a world known famous destination due to its cosmopolitan lifestyle and the variety of visitors from all around the world that it attracts. However there is much more that this beautiful island has to offer apart from its nightlife and the popular reflective images of the rich and the famous. Mykonos' traditional way of life is dearly reflected within its city limits inside of which is an authentic walking tour throughout some often unappreciated sites by many of its visitors. Have an opportunity of a lifetime to experience first-hand the true beauty of the Mykonian town by walking through its history and re-living some of its past memories. Walk down the Mykonian history ""alley"" through which our guide will accompany you and share his knowledge and stories
From EUR36.00
 
Ancient Delos Tour
"After getting picked up at your hotel or cruise ship in the morning head with your guide to the port to sail to the island of Delos to visit one of the most important archeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean. Once on the island stroll through the entire ancient city with its market places public squares the Temple of Apollo the sanctuary of Artemis the old city
From EUR90.00
 
Private Walking Tour: Benaki Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. The collection housed in one of the best-preserved neoclassical buildings of Athens spans three floors and includes Bronze Age finds from Mycenae and Thessaly; two early works by El Greco; copper
From EUR60.00

More Local Customs in Tinos Island

Commemorating shrines

in addition to hundreds of chapels, one will also see a lot of crosses or little shrines by the side of the road. they serve as signs commemorating accidents or near accidents, as well as a granted...
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om_212
Nov 09, 2007

Dress code in the places of worship

If you are planning on visiting the Church, or the convent, or any other Greek Orthodox places of worship, beware of a very strict dress code - your legs and shoulders have to be covered. if you are a...
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Nov 09, 2007

wind

Funny that "wind" should be a local customs tip ... Anyway, there is no shortage of wind on Tinos. When we were there, we had one day where the ferries did not circulate because of wind forces between...
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Myndo
Oct 13, 2007

local dishes 3

continuation of the local dishes tips.11) FRIED LITTLE FISH, this is exactly that. You can eat the fish whole (with head and bones), all crunchy and fine.12) CRAB SALAD, well, this one was more like a...
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Myndo
Oct 09, 2007

local dishes 2

this is the continuation of the explanation of local dishes in Greece:6) FRIED CALAMARI, this is something that found its way into restaurants all over the world. It is still something different, if...
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Myndo
Oct 09, 2007

local dishes 1

This is for the one that is new in Greece and sits in front of the menue, not knowing what to expect under the title of the dishes.So, here I present you some of the local specialities:1) THE GREEK...
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Myndo
Oct 09, 2007
 
 
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Riding a Ferry with Greeks

My ferry boat experience while traveling to Tinos was the most colorful one as far as "people watching" is concerned. since Tinos is still not that much visited by foreigners, the majority of...
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om_212
Oct 08, 2007

Pilgrimage Island

Tinos pilgrimage tradition is routed in antiquity, when Poseidon drove away the snakes from Tinos, then called Ophiussa or Snake Island. Naturally Poseidon became the patron of the island, and Tinos -...
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om_212
Oct 07, 2007

Grant my wish...

it's a common thing in the Orthodox tradition to light candles while praying about something particular (e.g. recovery, healing, etc), whether it is for yourselves or on behalf of someone else. the...
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om_212
Oct 07, 2007

It's Siesta Time

visiting a traditional village anywhere in Cyclades, keep in mind EVERYTHING (I mean it) will be closed from 2 to 6 pm. it's traditional siesta time, when people are taking naps, hiding from the heat,...
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Oct 05, 2007

Hotels Near Tinos Island

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Kionia, 842 00, Greece
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N. Foskolou 7, 84200, Greece
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15 March 25th Av., 84200, Greece
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Ormos Ysternion, 842 00, Greece
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Agios Fokas Beach, 84200, Greece
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Things to Do Near Tinos Island

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Elia Beach

If it's water-skiing, para-sailing, windsurfing or boating that you like, then Elia Beach is the place for you. This is a lovely long sandy beach on the South Coast of Mykonos and there are plenty of...
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Panormos Beach

Panormos is one of my most prefered beaches.I usually come here after 3.00pm where in other beaches start the party.You will find... (if you find) the best lounge beach-bar restaurant you have ever...
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Church of Panagia Paraportiani

This small and discreet church is a very uncommon construction: built from the 15Th to the 17Th, it is only the visible part of an ensemble of five chapels, four of them underground. Security...
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Paradise Beach

This place is AWESOME! It's a total scene from morning 'till night. The beach is pretty rocky, but you can rent a chair for the day. Don't e afraid to bargain low. They would ask for 4EUR/chair, and...
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Top 5 Tinos Island Writers

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Myndo

"Tinos: wind, dove coats and greece feeling"
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"Tinos, a Traditoinal Cycladic Island"
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sandysmith

"Tinos Tour"
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MITNIC

"WORK IN PROGRESS"
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Ruai

"Pilgrimage Island and so much more"
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