Pyrgos

is the largest village of Tinos. It is located in the northeast of the island, 23 kilometers from Tinos town. The actual name of the village is Panormos, this name was given to the village in the year 1915. Before the village was called Pyrgos and that is the name that the residents still use.

The architecture of the houses is characterized by the excessive use of marble, logically given the fact that it is everywhere in the ground, both in white and in green variation. In Pyrgos are beautiful churches (Agios Nikolaos and Agios Dimitrios), beautiful fountains, beautiful traditional houses with marble door and window gables, the village looks like an open-air museum.

Worth to visit is the marble museum who is located just out of the village.

 

Arnados

is a picturesque village situated on the mountainside of Kechrovouni near the monastery of Aghia Pelaghia, located 7 km away from Chora.

It is known for its famous arches of the medieval era and the narrow paved roads underneath.  The houses have yards full of flowers and the residents are benevolent and hospitable farmers.
There is an ecclesiastical museum with old photos and books.

Ktikados

This traditional village has a spectacular sea view, arches, cobblestone pathways, whitewashed streets and large houses decorated with marble lintels.

The village has two churches: Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) with a remarkable steeple and Megalomata with a unique marble entrance. The old fountain and the stone laundry complete the charm and beauty of the village. Ktikados is Captain Svetsos’ birthplace.