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Mpatsi: Achla Beach and Gria Lighthouse Off-Road Tour

1. 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: Port Private Transfer from Batsi

2. 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!

Mpatsi: Andros Watermills Guided Hiking Tour

3. Mpatsi: Andros Watermills Guided Hiking Tour

Dive into some of Andros’ most significant hiking tour during an Frousseoi Watermills Hiking Tour . This tour is a must for every nature lover and for anyone who wants to experience excuisite beauty. At the end of the hiking tour you will be filled up with joy and pleasure by as it is so fun, playful and surprising in every way! Visit one of the most fascinating hiking trails of Greece. Explore Andros rich nature. Walk among the staggering ruins of old watermills that used to produce food and give life to Andros. Feel captivated by the sights of this hiking trail. Capture magnificent photos during your Froussaoi Watermills Hiking Tour , and receive a polaroid photo as a gift to cherish. Frousseoi Watermills Hiking Tour In Detail You enter the valley by descending from the mainroute and taking the path that leads deep into the valley of Frousei. Originally this valley was occupied by many families living next to the river making a living from watermills.. For decades however the valley has been uninhabited and largely inaccessible until Andros Routes developed this path. The mill buildings lie almost in ruins and nature has taken over it in the most beautiful way. Following the path the landscape changes in the most surprising ways from small paths overgrown with branches to open fields with various wildflowers always surrounded by all shades of green. Adventureous rocks and dazzling scenery will leave you breathless while the sound of the river reminds us to cool down and refresh. This route is a must if you are new to Andros routes. Taking photos never seems to do this place justice, it has to be seen to fully appreciate why this is a favourite. Begin the hiking tour from Vlm Travel Andros in Batsi: Meet your leader and hit the road for the hiking route start Drive by: Keep your eyes open during the drive for the lovely mountain villages above Gavrio (port). Discover old watermills: Walk in the footsteps of and old town and learn about their way of life. Experience Andros natural beauty: Explore the the rich nature only Andros has to offer in Cyclades

From Athens: Day Trip to Andros Island

4. 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.

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