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Top Choice Church in Hora (Tinos)

Church of Panagia Evangelistria

Tinos’ religious focus is this neoclassical church and its icon of the Virgin Mary. The hallowed icon was found in 1822 on land where the church now stands, after a nun in Tinos, now St Pelagia, was visited by visio…
Top Choice Cycladic in Hora (Tinos)

Marathia

Grilled red mullet with capers and lemon. Wild artichokes, baked on coals. A glass of crisp white. Waves lapping at the beach. Pretty flawless, as far as combinations go. Super-fresh ingredients, family recipes and …
Cycladic 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, …
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 pork and rab…
Gallery in Hora (Tinos)

Cultural Foundation of Tinos

This excellent cultural centre in a handsome neoclassical building on the southern waterfront houses a superb permanent collection of the work of famous Tinian sculptor Yannoulis Chalepas. A second gallery has rotat…
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 fri…
Seafood in Hora (Tinos)

Tarsanas

The owner grills out front of this friendly, rustic spot, tucked away at the southern end of the harbour. It specialises in seafood: try smoked fish dip and anchovies wrapped in vine leaves, or splurge on lobster sp…
Archaeological Site in Hora (Tinos)

Sanctuary of Poseidon & Amphitrite

Kionia, 3km northwest of Hora, has the remains of the 4th-century BC Sanctuary of Poseidon and his wife Amphitrite, a once-enormous complex that drew pilgrims with the deities' healing powers.
Museum in Hora (Tinos)

Archaeological Museum

Just downhill from the Church of Panagia Evangelistria, this museum has a collection that includes impressive clay pithoi (large Minoan storage jars).