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Andros Monasteries Private Guided Tour

Created with Sketch. Andros, Greece
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Duration

4.5 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

16 people

Languages

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Overview

Visit the monasteries of Andros and experience the spirituality and mystical atmosphere. Meet the local monks and hear interesting stories of the past!

  • Starting Point: Chora (Fresco Juice & Salad Bar @ Pedestrian Street of Andros Town, Chora).
  • Starting Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Duration: 4.5 hours

 

After meeting with the guide at the starting point, we then board into the Mercedes Minivan and head to the village of Apoikia, making our first stop at the Monastery of Agia Irini which is located in an impressive location with panoramic views of Chora and the Aegean Sea. In the monastery, apart from the religious church, exhibition spaces have been created for the history and experiences of some of the captains of the island with great interest. After our visit at this lovely monastery we head to the village of Vourkoti, where the monastery of Agios Nikolaos is located.

Photos will be taken with the guests’ equipment (smartphones or cameras) from your private local guide, during and after the trip!

* If the guests’ accommodation is located in Gavrio or Batsi – a private transfer can be arranged 40 minutes before the starting time @ 09:20 a.m, with an extra cost of 60 euros per transfer.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zoodochos Pigi monastery
  • Saint Nicholas monastery
  • Panachrantos m0nastery
  • Saint Eirini monastery
  • Saint Marina monastery

Itinerary

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1st Stop
1st Stop

We start from Andros town, Chora, and passing through the verdant village of Apoikia, we reach Agios Nikolaos (Saint Nickolas) monastery. This impressively built monastery was founded in the 11th century. From the yard you can enjoy beautiful views to Achla beach.

2nd Stop
2nd Stop

Next stop is Agia Eirini (Saint Irene) monastery, just outside Apoikia village. Except for its’ beautiful church, the monastery houses four small museums with interesting exhibits.

3rd Stop
3rd Stop

After our walk, we visit the recently renovated monastery of Agia Marina (Saint Marina). The miraculous icon of Agia Marina, dated to 14thcentury, is kept in the church.

4th Stop
4th Stop

Our last visit will be in Panachrantos monastery. Dedicated to Virgin Mary, also known as Agios (Saint) Panteleimonas, as in the church is kept the holy relic of the saint. One of the oldest monasteries in Andros, known for the hospitality of the monks, also provides breathtaking views to Andros town.

Included/Excluded

  • Experienced Local Tour guide
  • Free wifi onboard
  • Air-conditioned Mini-Van
  • Free Map and Bottle of water
  • Premium Snack Bar
  • Safety & First Aids equipment
  • Additional Services

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Andros, Greece

FAQs

When and where does the tour end?
Your tour will end at the same spot that it started. The Andros Full Day Sightseeing Tour lasts approximately 6 hours.
When and where does the tour start?
The Tour starts either from the port of Gavrio or from Andros Town. If you wish to be picked up from a different spot in Andros please let us know. Tour starts at 10 in the morning.
What is the age range?
This tour does not have an age range.

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