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SATURDAY 5 OCTOBER 2019 – 6.4KM – AMOLOCHOS THROUGH THE WATERMILLS OF FROUSEI TO MAKROTANTALO – LUNCH OF LOCAL PRODUCE

5 October @ 10:15 am 5:30 pm

A beautiful 6km hike through a valley of ruined watermills followed by a lunch local cuisine and local produce from northern Andros provided by the local community of Makrotantalo.

From the meeting point, we will travel by coach to the mountain village of Amolochos in Northern Andros.  The hike begins by descending the overgrown valley through the scattered settlements of Amolochos with old stone houses and olive trees. At the end of the descent, we arrive at the beautiful riverbed of the Frousei River and continue alongside the river passing impressive ruined watermills which took their power from a channelled water system. The hike passes through a variety of stunning river landscapes and a number of small waterfalls. The hike ends around 15:00 at the at the chapel of Agios Irini Chrysovalantou.

At the end of the hike, coaches will transfer hikers from the hike endpoint to Kalivari for a lunch provided by the Kalivari community!

Lunch of local produce of the area begins around 3:00pm

Hike : Amolochos, Frousei

Distance : 6,4km,
Difficulty : Medium-Difficult

Meeting Time and Place

10:15 am – Gavrio – Outside the Bakery

Departure Time and Place (after Hike and Meal)

5:00 pm – Kalivari to Gavrio


EVENT Prices:

Hike – Free

Lunch of local produce – 12.5€

Transport Prices:

See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points


Hike Transport
From Gavrio to the start of the hike
& return to Gavrio at the end of the day’s events
Return Price 3.5€
Outward Journey
10:15 am – Gavrio Bakery Meeting Point to Amolochos
Return Journey
5:00 pm – Varidi to Gavrio

TRANSPORT TO AND FROM GAVRIO FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE ISLAND

The hike transport to and from Gavrio has been timed to allow hikers coming from other parts of the island to take the local KTEL bus (from Ormos Korthi, Chora, Batsi) to arrive in time for the departure in the morning and then return home by the local KTEL bus service from Gavrio after the Hike transport drops them off.
Show your Festival ID for a reduced fare. Pay on the bus.

Location/
Direction
Regular KTEL Bus Service
Departure from / to
Regular Fare /
Festival Fare
From Batsi

9:00am – Batsi to Gavrio
(Duration 15 minutes)
2€ / 1€
Return to
Batsi
7:30pm – Gavrio to Batsi
2€ / 1€
From
Chora
8:20am – Chora to Gavrio
(Duration 1 hour)
4€ / 2€
Return
to Chora
7:30pm – Gavrio to Chora

4€ / 2€
From
Ormos
Korthi
8:20pm – Ormos Korthi to Gavrio
(Duration 1hour 10 minutes)
4.5€ / 3€
Return to
Ormos
Korthi
7.30pm – from Gavrio
to Ormos Korthi
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:
5 October 2019
Time:
10:15 am – 5:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.androsroutes.gr

Organizers

Andros Routes
Πολιτιστικός Σύλλογος Μακροταντάλου