Tripotamos



“ The handmade...island “

Secrets

  • Tripotamos is the nearest village to Chora.
  • It takes its name from its position since it is built among three rivers.
  • It is one of the oldest villages of the island. Within walking distance of the village are the ruins of
    the medieval town but there are also findings dating back to the Prehistoric and Geometric period
  • On the slope of Exombourgo above the village there was a temple of Demeter. Archaeological
    remains found in the area are hosted in the Archaeological Museum of Tinos.
  • Tripotamos is of great architectural interest. It looks like a castle consisting of houses built very
    close to each other fully preserving the traditional character.
  • Get lost in the "maze", the picturesque cobbled streets are forming.
  • Walking through the village you will find the parish church of the Virgin Mary. On November the
    21st, date of celebration, a festival takes place during which all the village houses are "open"
    to visitors.
  • Tripotamos is where signposted and well maintained trekking trails start leading to the town and
    its hinterland.
  • On Christmas Day the custom of Kavos revives.
  • Pay a visit to the Folklore Museum of Tripotamos.
  • Tripotamos is also the village where the philosopher Cornelius Castoriadis used to live.
  • The neighboring village that stands as a continuation of Tripotamos is Sperados.

Access

  • Tripotamos is the nearest village to Chora, 1km’s drive along the avenue Tripotamou.
  • Map

Places Nearby...

village Sperados                             village Ktikados                             village Hatzirados                           village Chora
Sperados Tinos        Ktikados Tinos2        Xatzirados Tinos        Chora Tinos