Tinos is known for its countless villages and its different hiking trails. It is the third largest island of the Cyclades and has hiking trail networks that exceed 150 kilometers. Through hiking, the visitors will discover all the old footpaths, the geological formations, the famous marble quarries, and the most traditional villages in the Aegean. There are many different options for hiking and based on what you are looking for you’ll be able to find the perfect option for you and your friends or family.
The Coastal Hiking Trail
The most popular trails are the ones that are near the sea. The one we picked to share with you is the trail that starts at Ysternia passes through Platia and ends at Pyrgos. The total distance is 2.7 kilometers and it takes about 1 hour to complete.
The Kids Friendly Hiking Trail
If you are traveling with kids you could try the hiking trail that beings in the coastal road of Panormos and takes you to the beaches of Volia, Agia Thalassa and Kavalorko. It is 2 kilometers long and it takes about 45 minutes to complete.
The Easy Hiking Trail
The easiest hiking trial starts from the coastline of Leivada and takes you to the Lighthouse of Leivada, which is the boundary between Tinos and Mykonos. The last part of the trail takes you a stone path, which used to be a mining area. This trail is 1.7 kilometers long and takes about 45 minutes to complete.
The Swim Hiking Trail
This is one of the oldest trails and starts from Mamados. It goes through the Panagia Odigitria church. The trail goes towards Mali, which is the perfect spot to enjoy the view of the neighboring Andros island.
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