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 Association and the local community of Makrotantalos.
Meeting time: 10:15 am – Meeting point: Gavrio bakery
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 Chrysovalantos.
At the end of the hike, coaches will transfer hikers from the endpoint to the lunch provided by the Makrotantalos Association!
Lunch with local produce of the area begins around 15:00
A lunch will be held in the village of Varidi in the Makortantolos area around 15:00 It will be a feast of delicious local produce provided by the Makrotantalos Association! After the meal at 17:00 bus transport will be available to take hikers back to Gavrio bakery.
Ticket Prices :
Hike – Free
Lunch – Price coming soon
Transport – Price coming soon
Hike: Amolochos Frousei, Distance: 6,4km, Degree of difficulty: medium-difficult
1) From Gavrio to Amolochos for the beginning of the hike
2) From the end of the hike to Varidi where the lunch will take place
3) from Varidi back to Gavrio at the end of the hike
Suggested Areas for overnight stay:
Night before hike : Gavrio area
Night of hike : Gavrio area