Tinos island is located in the northern side of the Cyclades islands and is ideal for relaxing family holidays. The beaches are calm and sandy, surrounded by many tourist facilities, accommodation, restaurants, shops and cafes. The most traditional villages are located in the inland and they are famous for the picturesque architecture. Tinos Town is the capital and Pyrgos is the most characteristic village of Tinos Greece, with a long tradition in marble carving. Tinos every year on the 15th August receives many pilgrams from all around Greece to visit the church of Virgin Mary (Panagia), considered the protector of the country with a miraculous icon inside.