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MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019 – 7KM – BATSI TO AGIOS PETROS – TOWER VISIT – LUNCH OF LOCAL PRODUCE

7 October @ 10:30 am 5:15 pm

A 7km Hike from Batsi to the Agia Kastro Monastery and on to Agios Petros ancient tower.  A feast at Agios Petros spring hosted by the Agios Petros Cultural Association followed by a guided tour of this Hellenic period tower.

The hike starts from the sea-front parking in Batsi with a climb to the Agia Kastro monastery with wonderful sea views towards the western coastline. We will make a short stop for a visit to the monastery and then continue upwards to the mountain settlement of Agios Petros, where there is an impressive view of Gavrio bay.

The hike ends under the plane tree by the spring in Agios Petros village square where a lunch of local dishes and music will be provided by the Agios Petros Cultural Association.

Lunch will start at around 3pm.

After lunch at around 4:30pm a short descent from the village to Agios Petros Tower for a short tour of this Hellenic Period construction then return by coach to Gavrio & Batsi around 5:15pm.

Hike: Monastery of Agia-Ano Agios Petros
Distance : 7km,
Difficulty : Medium-Difficult

Meeting Time & Place:

10:30am – BATSI Seafront parking

Departure Time & Place:

5.15pm Agios Petros Tower


Activity Prices:

Hike – Free

Lunch of local dishes – 11.5€

Transport Prices

See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points.


HIKE TRANSPORT
Return from Agios Petros to Gavro & Batsi
Price 2.5€
Departs – 5:15pm

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

If you are coming from or returing to the hike from GAVRIO, CHORA, ORMOS KORTHI you will be able to use the reguular KTEL bus service. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET ON THE BUS. Show your Festival ID to get the reduced fare.

Direction/
Location

REGULAR KTEL BUS SERVICE
Times
(Regular Fare) / 
Festival Fare
From
Gavrio
10:00AM – GAVRIO to BATSI
(15 mins duration )
(2€) / 1€
Return to
GAVRIO
The Festival Hike Transport will
return to GAVRIO after the hike/meal
This needs to be pre-booked
From
CHORA
8:20am – CHORA to BATSI
(45 minutes duration)
(4€) / 2€
Return to
CHORA
7:40pm – BATSI
to CHORA
(4€) / 2€
from
ORMOS
KORTHI
8.20am – ORMOS KORTHI
to BATSI
(Approx. 1 hour duration)
(4.5€) / 3€
Return to
ORMOS
KORTHI
7:40pm – BATSI
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:
7 October 2019
Time:
10:30 am – 5:15 pm
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Organizers

Andros Routes
Andros Routes
Πολιστιστικός Σύλλογος Αγίου Πέτρου