7-days hiking holiday in the Greek island of Andros

Day 1
Arrival at Athens Airport.
Transfer from Athens Airport to the port of Rafina.
Ferry to Andros (approx. 2 hours ).
Transfer to your accommodation in Nimborio close to the capital Chora.

Day 2
Route: Chora - Vrachnou - Panachrantou Monastery - Messaria.
Distance: 9.5 miles.
Duration: 3 to 4 hours.
Altitude difference: approx. 400 m.
We walk through a special area with enormous biodiversity, including the for Greece unique oak forests. We can visit here the beautiful monastery of Panachrantou. The route then leads on to Messaria, the political centre of the island at the time of the Ottoman Empire.

Day 3
Route: Chora - Syneti - Dipotamata - Pano Kastro - Kochylou - Korthi Bay.
Distance: 12.5 miles.
Duration: 3.5 to 4.5 hours.
Altitude difference: 400 m.
We walk in a varied landscape. The mills in the valley of Dipotamata, a beautiful arched bridge over the river and the old fortress on the hill with stunning views over the bay of Korthi are some of the sights that we pass on the road.

Day 4
A day off. Enjoy the beach or visit the lively capital Chora.

Day 5
Route: Strapourgies - Ano Pitrofos - Paleopolis - Ano Aprovatou.
Distance: 11.5 miles.
Duration: 4 to 4.5 hours.
Altitude difference: 150 m.
These so-called "Ample Route" runs through the Petalo Mountains which used to be the connection between East and West as well as North and South Andros. Today this route gives a good picture of the diversity of nature and culture on the island.

Day 6
Route: Pythara Waterfalls - Apoikia - Apatouria - Stenies - Gialia Beach and Wetland.
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours.
Distance: about 5.5 km.
Altitude difference: approx. 400 m.
We walk mostly downhill through lush vegetation, through and along the Pythara Ravine. On the way we enjoy beautiful views, small settlements, and ancient monuments.

Day 7
Transfer to the port of Gavrio.
Ferry to Rafina.
Transfer to the airport of Athens.
Departure from Athens Airport.

Prices on request.

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