Andros Tourguide

Andros, the northernmost island of the Cyclades, is known for its rich seafaring tradition and diverse landscape, featuring sandy beaches, rocky coasts, mountain ranges, and fertile plains, spanning 400 sq. km with a coastline of 177 km and a population of around 10,000 inhabitants, serving as a gateway to the Aegean Sea.

Key areas include Chora Androu, the capital town with a mix of mediaeval and neoclassical architecture and cultural institutions like the Kaireios Library and the Museum of Modern Art; picturesque villages like Stenies, famous for its association with sea captains, and Apoikia, known for the Sariza spring; popular holiday destinations like Batsi with its sandy beach and vibrant atmosphere; the port town of Gavrio with waterfront cafes and restaurants; and historic sites like Palaiopoli, built at the site of ancient Andros town, offering a glimpse into the island’s rich history. Activities on the island include hiking, sailing, wind surfing, boat rentals for island hopping and fishing, and camping in designated areas.