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Andros Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

1. Andros Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Get set for an unforgettable Andros sightseeing tour and see what the beautiful island has to offer. Discover places that will make you have the time of your life; from beautiful cities and natural wonders to holy monasteries and undisclosed locations. Expect to see the island from a local’s perspective and perceive the island’s majesty in the best way possible. Start your fascinating tour from Batsi and have a stop in Paleopolis, the first capital of Andros. Learn everything you need to know about the ancient Greek and Roman history of the island and capture magnificent photos with your family and friends. Pay a visit to the fascinating Menites spring and uncover the secrets of the Walnut forest, an experience that you will never forget. Get ready to experience a magic trick that will spice up your Andros full-day sightseeing tour. Come across the lovely villages of Menites, Strabouries, and Ipsilou, and embark on a hiking trip to the Pythara waterfalls, one of the Cyclades’ most incredible natural wonders. Find out more about the history of religion on Andros while exploring the monastery of St. Irene, and get an eyeful of various artifacts displayed in the small museum there. Unleash your inner adventurer on your Andros full-day sightseeing tour by visiting the marvelous Faros cave, located in the heart of the island. Wander around the picturesque alleys of Chora and see many different monuments that will surprise you with their perfect architecture before you head to Korthi, one of the most beautiful and secret locations in Andros.

Andros: Achla River Trekking to the Waterfall

2. Andros: Achla River Trekking to the Waterfall

The activity starts with a short hike, till we reach the entrance of Achla River where the adventure begins. We will start our river trekking through the river and past the trees until we reach your final destination: the beautiful Gerolimni Waterfall. Here you can take time to relax in the crisp waters and enjoy a well deserved swim.   Afterwards, we will be heading our way back to our meeting point, following an easier route. From there, you can get back on board to get dropped off (only for accommodations in Chora).

Andros: Farm to Table Experience

3. Andros: Farm to Table Experience

Dive into the secrets of Greek cuisine on a private cooking experience at one of the most beautiful villages in Chora. Get a glimpse of the local culture and family recipes passed down through generations from an expert local cook. Delight your senses as you stroll through the private garden of the host to pick some homegrown vegetables. Your chef will show you how to choose fresh items for your dish. Start your class by preparing a local greek salad with the guidance of your chef. Try your hands on making a local dish of Andros, The Fourtalia. Depending on the season you will also cook a variety of appetizers like stuffed flowers from the pumpkins and the delicious Lyra. Spend a few hours learning the tricks behind traditional Greek cuisine and the origins of each dish. Once everything is ready, sit around the table to taste what you have prepared with a glass of wine. Finally, leave the place with new recipes and knowledge about the local greek lifestyle.

Andros Island Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

4. Andros Island Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Uncover beautiful sights with the Andros half-day sightseeing tour. Discover Paleopoli, the former capital of Andros, which is brimming with ancient Greek and Roman remains. Learn about the history of Andros from your tour leader. Wander through the quaint villages of Menites, Strabouries, and Ipsilou and take pictures of the traditional settlements. Hike towards the Pithara waterfalls in Apikia, and discover sights of natural beauty, like Menites spring and the walnut forest that take visitors’ breath away. Explore the monastery of St. Irene and find out its religious importance to Andros. End your Andros half-day sightseeing tour with a fantastic walk in the capital Chora. Roam through the narrow alleys, admire the Unknown Sailor’s statue, and gain insights into the island’s Venetian and Greek history.

From Batsi: Guided 5-Hour Off-Road Trip to Vitali Beach

5. From Batsi: Guided 5-Hour Off-Road Trip to Vitali Beach

Enjoy spending time on beautiful beaches and swimming in crystalline waters. Explore the charming Vitalie village and learn about the area from your knowledgeable guide. Your tour will start when you meet your expert guide for the day in front of the tour operator's office in Batsi.  You’ll then begin the journey to Vitali, traveling through the picturesque port of Gavrio and catching a glimpse of St. Peter's tower in the distance. After some time, you’ll veer off from the main streets onto a dirt road in your Jeep. Along this bumpy off-road adventure, your guide will ensure your comfort and safety at all times.  7 kilometers later, you’ll reach the charming village of Vitali and its beekeepers before hitting the shores of Vitali beach. Here, you can enjoy a refreshing swim and wander around this gorgeous area at your leisure for up to 2.5 hours, with beach umbrellas to rent and stalls serving coffee nearby. At the end of the day, you’ll head back to Batsi feeling relaxed and rejuvenated by the sun and fresh sea air.

Andros: Port Private Transfer from Batsi

6. Andros: Port Private Transfer from Batsi

Your driver-tour leader will pick you up from your Batsi stay on your desired time. You will be transferred with a luxury mini van to your desired destination. We advise you to write your transfer time at least 35 minutes before your ferry departure time. You will go to Andros Port (Gavrio) on time and with safety! You will leave Andros island with the best last impression!

Andros: Small-Group, Half-Day Guided Tour

7. Andros: Small-Group, Half-Day Guided Tour

Enjoy a half-day of sightseeing of Andros as you see some of its most iconic sights, explore its unique villages, and learn about the history of the island. After meeting your guide at the starting point, begin with an introductory walk on the historic main pedestrian street of Chora. Learn all about this town which has maintained the charm of another era. Admire the architecture of impressive mansions and see some of the town’s most iconic sights including the Square of the Invisible Sailor, the Venetian Castle, the church of Panagia Thalassini, and views of the Aegean Sea. We will then board the minivan and head to the village of Apoikia, take a short hiking trail which will lead us to the picturesque Pythara Waterfalls. Next up is the stunning and adorable village of Menites and its historical springs! Photos will be taken form your tour guide, during and after the trip :)

From Athens: Day Trip to Andros Island

8. From Athens: Day Trip to Andros Island

After arriving at the meeting point in Athens, travel to the port of Rafina to take the morning ferry to Andros. Enjoy a relaxing journey of about 2 hours before you arrive at the island.  First drive to the old capital of the island, Paleopolis. See the remains of the old town and learn about its history from your expert guide. Next stop is at Menites village where you will see the "lion springs", and the walnut forest. Visit the traditional villages of Strabouries and Apikia village, before taking a 15-minute hike to where you will see one of the greatest spectacles in a Cycladic island, the Pythara Waterfalls. After discovering the natural beauty of the waterfalls, make your way to the Aghia Irene Monastery where you will learn about the history, culture, and religion of Andros Island from a local theologist. The monastery features small museums including a writing museum and a floral museum. Your final stop will be at the present-day capital of Andros, Chora. Wander around the beautiful streets of Chora, visit the Venezian Castle. Learn about the history of the island from medieval times. After this, you can opt to have lunch in a local restaurant or return to the port to take the ferry back to Athens.

Mpatsi: Achla Beach and Gria Lighthouse Off-Road Tour

9. Mpatsi: Achla Beach and Gria Lighthouse Off-Road Tour

You begin your off road activity at our office in Batsi Andros. You start off the activity by driving through the villages of Katakoilos, Remata and Vourkoti. 3 very beautiful villages with rich nature and rivers. When you reach Vourkoti village the off road and bumpy part of the road begins. After a 45 minutes bumpy off road tour we will reach Achla beach. The spectacle until we reach the beach is unique. You are at the edge of the island and you will experience the wild beauty of Andros. Before we reach the beach you will go to Gria lighthouse which is just above the beach. It is 15 minutes hiking until you reach there and when you get there you will be at the eastern edge of the island. If the weather is clear you will be able to see the Eastern Aegean islands which are at the Greek frontier. Then you will head to the beach where you will enjoy the crystal clear waters, the swimming swans. If you want, you can walk about 20 minutes and get to the small forest behind the beach. Then you will head back to Batsi.

Andros: Rock Climbing and Abseiling

10. Andros: Rock Climbing and Abseiling

Meet your guide in the morning and get a transfer to your climbing site. Our instructor will get you learning the techniques and skills involved in both climbing and abseiling. There are a variety of routes to choose from so there’s something to suit all abilities. Vouni is situated in the South of Andros with the beautiful limestone cliffs and 7 routes on the climbing area (8-12m). From here, you’ll have a stunning view of the surrounding area and to the sea. Beginner climbers will be safely watched at every step to gain the first tips of the climbing techniques with climbing gear. More experienced climbers will get the chance to improve their level of expertise and create great memories while climbing amongst the cliffs.

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What people are saying about Andros Island

Our host Chantal was great and very knowledgeable of the island and its attractions and history. Given it was only us on the tour, she also went out of her way to make sure the tour is as tailored to our needs and interests as possible. Definitely recommend this tour for anyone who wants to see a lot of different aspects of the island in a relatively short amount of time.