Arnados



“ At the highest level... “

Secrets

  • Arnados is built on the slope of Kechrovouni on a higher elevation than the other villages,
    which offers a spectacular view of the southern Cyclades.
  • It is a very picturesque village, characterized by its medieval arches and cobblestone streets.
  • It is necessary to stop at the big square, with the church of the Ascension of Christ, built
    in 1908.
  • Worthseeing also are the two old wells and the fountain, in the upper square.
  • "Panaidaki" is a small private chapel where, according to tradition, there was a secret school
    during the Greek Revolution (1821).
  • The village houses a Folklore Museum and a Museum of religious relics.
  • Near the village you'll meet the monastery of Agios Nikolaos (Vanis), a particular building.
  • In Arnados there was a school in 1829 engaging in the peer tutoring method (older students
    helped the teacher in guiding the smaller) and was maintained until the mid 40's.

Access

  • Situated 15 km off Chora (Tinos).
  • Follow the old main road network (starting from Zannaki Alavanou Av.) and when in
    Berdemiaros, turn left and go straight on to Arnados.
  • Map