Sklavochorio



“ Being a slave(=sklavos) to free thinking “

Secrets

  • Sklavochorio is a small mountain village in the east of Krokos.
  • Reflections on the origin of the name differ: According to the first theory, it comes from
    "slaves" (sklavous) who escaped from the Turks and took refuge in the village, while the
    second one refers to "Slavs" settlers.
  • The view from the village of the north side of Tinos and of Agapi village is unique.
  • Sklavochorio was the hometown of the great Greek painter Nikolaos Gyzis. The house, 
    where he lived, is open to visitors and it is a landmark of the village.
  • It is the only purely orthodox village in the interior of the island.
  • Agia Triada (Holy Trinity) is the church of the village.
  • The well-preserved traditional laundry room was built in 1821.

Access

  • Situated 12 km off Tinos (Chora). 
  • Follow the new road network (starting from Τripotamou Av.) and turn left at the first
    junction and right at the second. Pass Krokos and 700 m after turn right towards
    Sklavochorio. 
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