Everyone from beginners to experts can join a thrilling outing today, climbing Exomvougo’s granite formations. Its craggy faces contain over 90 well-maintained routes bringing the perfect opportunity to learn a new sport or hone your skills. Either way you’ll work with a guide who will ensure an appropriate path is selected and provide the necessary high-quality gear. Once on the summit, you’ll be rewarded with a 360-degree panoramic view, and the Venetian castle that once served as the capital of defenses on the island. Keep watch for interesting looking items along the way, as artifacts have been uncovered here that date back to the Copper Age.
Tinos is also famous for its marble heritage, and you’ll be able to learn more about it, and the island’s artists while walking from Isternia toward Pyrgos, the center of marble art here. The largest village on Tinos, it’s renowned as the home of modern Greece’s most celebrated sculptor, Giannoulis Halepas, who created extraordinary works of copper, clay and marble. You can visit his home that now serves as a museum to find out how these expert craftsmen transform slabs of stone into statues and even palaces and stadiums. Finish your hike on Kolymbithra beach to relax in this protected cove with crystal-clear waters that range in shades from intense blue to emerald green.