Top things to do in Tilos

Top Choice Cafe in Livadia

Omonoia Cafe

Shaded by a mature fig tree on Livadia’s main square, just up from the quay, this much-loved all-day cafe is ideal for breakfast, light lunch or dinner. Its delightful elderly owners prepare everything from grilled …
Greek in Livadia


Enjoying sweeping views of Agios Stefanos Bay, this rooftop restaurant serves olives and vegetables grown at its own farm. Following special recipes from the owner's grandmother, there's a wealth of choice from Tilo…
Bar in Livadia

Mikro Horio Nightclub

Set in the creepy abandoned village of Mikro Horio, just 10 minutes' free shuttle bus from central Livadia, this place has a delightful veranda bar with amazing views of the bay and stars above. A great place for ni…
Archaeological Site in Livadia

Mikro Horio

When pirates prowled the Dodecanese, this medieval settlement was Tilos’ main population centre. Its last inhabitants only left around 50 years ago and it now stands empty, 45 minutes’ walk up from Livadia. In vario…
Cafe in Livadia

To Mikro Kafé

Micro in size it may be, but there's nothing diminutive about this cosy nook's appeal. With its exposed stone walls and nautically themed decoration, Micro is great for the kids, offering porthole windows, board gam…
Taverna in Livadia


Open-fronted taverna on the beach with unbroken turquoise views and a menu spanning taramasalata to souvlakia, calamari and local favourites like lentil and anchovy salad. The charming couple who run it are so commi…
Taverna in Tilos

Kastro Cafe

The best taverna in the village, with a glorious hillside terrace commanding a fabulous panorama of the bay. Everything on the menu is good, from the organic spit-roasted goat and locally raised pork, to the fresh l…
Museum in Tilos


The principal focus at this one-room museum on the main street is the island's ancient population of dwarf elephants. Expert volunteers bring the story to life.
Bar in Livadia

Cafe Bar Georges

Venerable stone bar on the square, where the old boys gather to discuss the issues of the day. The interior is refreshingly blue, with glass-topped tables, walls bedecked in pictures of long-gone fishermen and coffe…
Cafe in Livadia


Overlooking the square, this cosy cafe is a popular stop-off for its great coffee, cheese and/or spinach pies, baklava and local sweets. The sign is in Greek, but everybody knows the place.