Top things to do in Hora (Tinos)

Mediterranean in Hora (Tinos)

Itan Ena Mikro Karavi

Named for the opening line of a well-known children's tale ('There was a little boat…'), this elegant indoor-outdoor eatery serves Greek fare with creative Mediterranean flair. Dishes like slow-cooked veal and rabbi…
Greek in Hora (Tinos)

Marathia

Grilled fish with spicy zucchini; slow-cooked octopus with giant beans; a glass of crisp white; waves lapping at the beach – pretty flawless, as far as combinations go. Super-fresh ingredients, family recipes and a …
Church in Hora (Tinos)

Church of the Annunciation

Tinos’ religious focus is this large church and its icon of Our Lady of Tinos. It was uncovered in 1823 in the ruins of a chapel beneath the current church, after a nun, now St Pelagia, received visions from the Vir…
Archaeological Site in Hora (Tinos)

Sanctuary of Poseidon & Amphitrite

From the 4th century BC to the 3rd century AD, the area adjacent to the beach at Kionia (3km northwest of central Hora) was a major religious sanctuary devoted to sea god Poseidon and his wife Amphitrite. Now all th…
Taverna in Hora (Tinos)

San To Alati

Meaning 'like salt', this cute seaside taverna takes its name from a royal-themed fairy tale (hence the crowns and salt shakers). The place lives up to its Aegean cuisine label, with extensive use of local produce, …
Gallery in Hora (Tinos)

Cultural Foundation of Tinos

This excellent cultural centre in a handsome neoclassical building on the waterfront houses a superb permanent collection of the work of famous Tinian sculptor Yannoulis Chalepas (1851–1938). A second gallery has ro…
Museum in Hora (Tinos)

Tinos Archaeological Museum

Along with the usual huddle of headless torsos, this museum has a collection that includes impressive clay pithoi (large Minoan storage jars) and a mosaic floor. Perhaps most interesting is the scale model of the ne…
Cafe in Hora (Tinos)

Mesklies

This harbourfront cafe does a fine line in breakfasts, but it’s the patisserie's delectable sweets that catch most people’s eyes. From the homemade ice cream (try the bitter chocolate) to traditional sweets like lik…
Taverna in Hora (Tinos)

To Koutouki Tis Elenis

This colourful, rustic, little place is on the narrow taverna-packed lane veering off the bottom of Evangelistria. The menu bursts with local flavours. Try fresh cheeses, fish soup, artichoke pie or the delicious fe…
Taverna in Hora (Tinos)

Tarsanas

The focus is on seafood at this friendly spot, tucked away at the southern end of the harbour. Try smoked fish dip and anchovies wrapped in vine leaves, or splurge on lobster spaghetti.