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
Suggested area to stay the night before hike : Gavrio area
Suggested area to stay night of hike : Gavrio area
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
Hike – Free
Lunch of local produce – 12.5€
See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points
From Gavrio to the start of the hike
& return to Gavrio at the end of the day’s events
Return Price 3.5€
|10:15 am – Gavrio Bakery Meeting Point to Amolochos|
|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.
|Regular KTEL Bus Service|
Departure from / to
|Regular Fare / |
|From Batsi||9:00am – Batsi to Gavrio|
(Duration 15 minutes)
| 7:30pm – Gavrio to Batsi|
|8:20am – Chora to Gavrio|
(Duration 1 hour)
| 7:30pm – Gavrio to Chora|
(Duration 1hour 10 minutes)
| 7.30pm – from Gavrio|
to Ormos Korthi
MEETING POINT LOCATIONS AND INFORMATION
Find details of all the Festival Meeting Points here
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