“ When Time produces Art... “


  • Monastiria is a deserted village with rare, wild beauty.
  • The last house of the village was abandoned in the mid 1970's.
  • The ravages of time reflected in all the buildings of the settlement, fail to erase its unique
  • If you are looking for a different tour, wander the ruins of houses on a journey through time.
  • Watch your step in summer (remember that Tinos is called Ofiousa=having snakes ...), do not
    get too close to ruins and do not be alarmed if you hear strange sounds, as the village is now
    "inhabited" mostly of goats.
  • The only "live" part of the village is the church of St. Joseph.
  • Walking around the area, you will find the old road that connects the village Perastra
    and the valley (north of the village) with its picturesque pigeon houses and lush vegetation.


  • Situated 10.5 km off Chora (Tinos). 
  • Follow the new road network (starting from Tripotamou Av.) and turn left at the
    first crossroad and right at the second one. Pass Krokos and 700m off, turn right towards
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