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SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER 2019 – 4.8 KM – CIRCULAR HIKE IN ARNI – LUNCH OF LOCAL PRODUCE

12 October @ 10:15 am 4:30 pm

A 4.8 km circular hike in the central mountainous area of Andros, through the lush green interior of the Arni area ending with a lunch of local produce in Arni village, by the Arni Cultural Association.

The hike starts at the church of the Virgin Mary in Arni village and descends to the Mazani spring and then turns to ascend past the churches of Panagia and Agios Ioannis Theologos, towards the arched bridge of Epaminondas. We continue through a delightful green and wooded area on to a dirt track and then back on to the path through more wooded and verdant hillsides passing by the churches of Agios Georgios and Agios Barbara, before returning to Arni village around 2:00pm.

2:00pm – A meal of local dishes followed by music and dancing!

At the end of the meal, at around 4:30pm, buses will be available to return hikers to Chora, Batsi and Gavrio

HIKE : Arni Circular
Distance : 4.8km
Difficulty: medium-difficult

Click for hike map

Suggested area to stay night before Hike :
Gavrio, Batsi, Chora

Suggested area to stay night of Hike :
Gavrio, Batsi, Chora

Meeting Times and Meeting Points:

10:15 am – Chora, Nimborio Beach Parking

10:15 am – Gavrio Bakery

10:30 am – Batsi seafront parking

11:00 am – Arni church

Departure Time and Place:

16:30 pm, after the meal buses will be available to return hikers to Chora, Batsi and Gavrio


Event Prices:

Hiking – Free

Feast of local cuisine and “wine festival” – €16

Transport Prices :

See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points.


TRANSPORT TO AND FROM THE HIKE START – ARNI

In the morning there are Special Festival Buses to and from Gavrio, Batsi & Chora to the hike start point in Arni Village.
From Korthi, take the regular KTEL bus service to Chora or Batsi, and join the Special Festival Bus timed for the start of the hike. To return, take the Festival Bus back to Gavrio to return to the bay of Korthi.

Festival Bus – Make sure you book Festival Bus Transport on our Registration & Booking Page. :

Starting Location
/End Location
(Transport Type)

Departure Time
From/To
(Regular Fare) /
Festival Fare

Starting from
GAVRIO & BATSI
(SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS)
to ARNI
10:15am from Gavrio – Meeting Point (by the bakeries)
(50 minutes duration)
10:25am from Batsi Seafront Parking
(40 minutes duration)
2€
Returning to
GAVRIO & BATSI
(SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS)
4:30pm from Arni
to Batsi & Gavrio
2€
Starting from
CHORA
(SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS)
10:15am from Chora,
Nimborio Beach Parking
to Arni
(1 hour duration)
3€
Returning to
CHORA
(SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS)
4:30pm from Arni
to Chora
3€
From ORMOS KORTHI
Take a REGULAR
KTEL BUS (Pay on the bus)
& then take the
SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS
8:20am from ORMOS KORTHI
to BATSI
(60 minutes duration)
Pay on the BUS
—————————————————————
Then pick up the connecting
SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS
to ARNI (Times and Prices above)
(4,5€) – 3€ (to BATSI)

(4.5€) – 3€ (to BATSI)





Returning to
ORMOS KORTHI
(Take the SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS
and then the REGULAR
KTEL BUS )
From ARNI take the SPECIAL FESTIVAL BUS
to BATSI/GAVRIO
(Times and Prices above)
Then catch the connecting
REGULAR KTEL BUS
7:30pm – from BATSI/GAVRIO to ORMOS KORTHI
(70 minutes duration)





4,5€ – 3€


MEETING POINT LOCATIONS AND INFORMATION

Find details of all the Festival Meeting Points here



By participating in any activities or events at the 2nd Andros On Foot Festival you have unconditionally accepted the terms & conditions described in the links below:

Conditions for taking part in hiking
Conditions for participating in other activities of the festival


Details

Date:
12 October 2019
Time:
10:15 am – 4:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizers

Andros Routes
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