Andros is the northernmost island in the Cyclades Islands Cluster and is one of the most scenic places in Greece.
Just a two and a half hour ferryboat ride from Rafina port, a suburb of Athens almost 30 km far, Andros is considered the ideal vacation destination both for weekend getaways and long term holidays.
Andros Island, Greece is a multifaceted land with an abundance of dazzling sandy and rocky beaches, impressive archaeological and historical sites, quaint seaside and mountain settlements and verdant valleys, olive tree plantations, gorges, rivers and springs.
Recently, Andros has developed into a major cultural center in Greece, due to the many international art exhibitions held in the modern art museum of the island, attracting art aficionados from all over the globe.
Andros Greece is a favourite for trekking lovers, as well, since there are numerous footpaths to be explored on the mountainsides.
The main port of Andros Island is Gavrio, which is located on the west coast. Nearby Gavrio is the settlement of Batsi, the island’s most popular and cosmopolitan tourist resort, built amphitheatrically around a bay, with beautiful sandy beaches and a wide selection of Andros hotels, apartments, rooms, tavernas and nightlife venues by the sea, composing the ideal setting for visitors to feel rejuvenated.
Andros Town (Hora) is a delightful area, with many large squares, neoclassical buildings and elegant manors, which make it the perfect place for early evening strolls.
In Andros Greece there are many more coastal and hilly settlements retaining traditional Greek island features that you can spot on an Andros map and visit them one by one to get a treat of the amazing Andros way of life.
- Andros’ Bus: 2282 0 22316
- Port Authority in Gavrio (Andros): 2282 0 71213-22820
- Port Authority in Chora (Andros): 2280 0 22250
- Local Hospital (Chora): 2282 0 22222
- Police (Andros): 2282 0 22300
- Archaeological museum: 2282 0 23664
- Museum of Contemporary Art: 2282 0 22650