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Castle Hunt & Andros History Tour

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Duration

6.5

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

16 people

Languages

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Overview

Our Castle Hunt Full Day Tour offers a unique opportunity for tourists and visitors of Andros to explore the island’s Venetian past. The Latins ruled the island from 1207 till 1566 and built three castles for protective purposes which are still surrounded by the island’s history and local folk traditions and legends. Discover the archaeological remnants of Venetian castles, marvel at their majestic views, and unlock the islands’ past through cartography, diachronic traveler’s accounts, and live historical records.

  • Starting Point: Chora (Fresco Juice & Salad Bar @ Pedestrian Street of Andros Town, Chora).
  • Starting Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Duration: 6.5 hours

 

After meeting with the guide at the starting point, we start with an introductory walk on the historic main pedestrian street of Chora, as we will be learning about the history of the island.We observe the architecture of the impressive mansions, we visit the sights of Chora such as the square of the Invisible Sailor with the Venetian Castle (Castel Abasso) and the church of Panagia Thalassini while enjoying unique views of the Aegean Sea.

We then board into the Mercedes Minivan and head to the

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

  • Castello a basso (Lower Castle)
  • Upper Castle (Kochulou or Faneromeni Castle)
  • Castle of Makrotandalos (Osteodosia Castle)
  • Cisterns, Churches , Fortification Walls, Heraldic Symbols, Latin period remnants

Itinerary

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Castello a basso
Castello a basso

Faneromeni Castle
Faneromeni Castle

Makrotandalo Castle
Makrotandalo Castle

Included/Excluded

  • Free wifi on board
  • Air conditioned Mini Van
  • Free Map and Bottle of water
  • Experienced local Tour guide
  • Safety & First Aids equipment
  • Transfer to Activitiy's Location (Chora)

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