villages of Tinos

Hyperthyron (υπέρθυρον) is a traditional vernacular characteristic of the Tinian stone house with three basic purposes: 1. Due to it's openings it sheds light and allows air into the interior of the house. Worth mentioning fact is that in the past the Tinians were into sericulture...

Pyrgos is one of the largest villages of the island and the centre of marble arts of Tinos. The village is host to the Art School for Marble Sculpture (since 1955) and the Museum of Marble Crafts. ...

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