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SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019 – 6.3KM – VISIT TO PANACHRANTOS MONASTERY – LIVADIA – CHORA

13 October @ 10:30 am 5:00 pm

A 6.3 km hike from the Panachrantos Monastery, through the fertile valley of Livadia with a visit to the Liokitra and Raptaki estates. A meal of Local Dishes and then a short walk back to Chora

The hike starts with a transfer by coach to the impressive Panachrantos Monastery. After visiting the Monastery, the hike descends, giving wonderful views of Chora and the Messaria Valley, to the riverbed of the Livadia River. We then pass successive intersections with other hiking routes before crossing the riverbed of the Megálou Potamoú (Great River) and continue on to the Liokitra estate where we will have a tour of the citrus orchards. After this we continue along the riverbed passing the impressive fields of citrus trees enclosed by lines of huge cypresses. We stop at the Raptakis orchards for lunch.

At around 3:15pm  a meal of local dishes provided by the Livadia Association at the Raptaki Estate

After the meal, there will be a 30 minute walk to return back to Chora.

Hike: Panachrantos Monastery – Livadia – Chora
Distance: 6.3km
Difficulty : Medium-difficult

Meeting Times & Places:

10:30am Chora,Vogiatzidis Building (for transport to the hike start)

11:00am Panachrantos Monastery (hike start point)

Departure Time & Place

5.00pm depart Raptaki Estate, Livadia for walk back to Chora


Activity Prices:

Hike – Free

Tour of the estates – Free

Traditional Lunch provided by the Livadia Association – 12,5€

Transport Prices:

See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points.


HIKE TRANSPORT
Single Price – 4€
10:30am – Chora,Vogiatzidis Building to
Panachrantos Monastery
There is no return hike transport as
the hike will end in Chora.

TRANSPORT TO AND FROM CHORA FOR THE HIKE FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE ISLAND

Outward Travel in the Morning
From Gavrio, Batsi and Ormos Korthi take the REGULAR KTEL bus to reach Chora in time for the hike start.
Show your Festival ID for a reduced fare. Pay on the bus. Times below.

Return Travel from Chora after the hike back at the end of the meal
Special Festival Buses will run to Ormos Korthi, Chora, Gavrio & Batsi.
Don’t forget to book the Special Festival Buses in advance on our Registration & Booking form.

Location/ Direction/
Service Type
Departure time/ from / to(Regular
Fare)/
Festival Fare
From Gavrio & Batsi
(Regular KTEL
bus service
)
9:30am from Gavrio
to Chora
(duration 1 hour)  
9:40am from Batsi
to Chora
(duration 50 minutes)
(4€ ) / 2€
Return to
Gavrio & Batsi
(Special Festival Bus)
5:20pm from Chora
to Batsi & Gavrio
4€
From Ormos Korthi
(Regular KTEL
Bus
)
8:20am –from Ormos Korthi
to Chora
(Duration 1 hour)
(4.5€) / 3€
Return to
Ormos Korthi
(Special
Festival Bus)
6:00pm from Chora
to Ormos Korthi
4.5€

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:
13 October 2019
Time:
10:30 am – 5:00 pm
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Organizers

Andros Routes
Andros Routes
Andros Routes
Αγρόκτημα Λιόκιτρα
Πολιτιστικός Σύλλογος Λιβαδίων