Experience a full day trip through the verdant inland of Andros island. Enjoy the beauty of the landscape, learn about the culture and discover the various villages, scattered on the hills. Spend your day with a local guide and explore this unique island!
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 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 village of Apoikia, making our first stop at the Botanical Garden. Arriving at the village we cross a short hiking trail which will lead us to the waterfalls of Pythara, a habitat of rare beauty and natural wealth. We take a short relaxing break tasting local products (such as Andros local cheese with wine-raki) at a traditional tavern in the village.
Next stop is 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 Aladinou to visit the Foros cave, a place worth visiting both by adults and children.
Last stop is the very green village of Menites with its historical springs.
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.
Quick walking tour in the Andros Town and the Venetian Castle before he head to the minivan to start our tour
Visit the Botanical Garden in Apikia!
Starting from Andros town, we first reach Apikia village, with the famous Sariza Springs. We will enjoy an easy small hike to the amazing Pithara Waterfalls!
Our next stop is Saint Irene’s Monastery!
Visit to the beautiful Springs of Menites Village. Admire the pure beaty of nature
Visit to the cave of foros to explore this magnificent scenery