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October 2018

ARCHIVE – Thursday 11 OCTOBER – MENITES- MESSARIA- ALADINOU- FOROS CAVE- PERA CHORIO

11 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 A 6.3 km hike from the lush settlement of Menites, on to the historic settlement of Messaria, the arched bridges, the Foros cave at Aladinos and the picturesque settlement of Kourelio. Guided tour of the Foros cave at Aladinos. Lunch of local dishes and a chance to play the local game "Chouvia" hosted by the Pera Chorio Association. Hike Meeting Time : 9:45 am. Meeting point: The Menites spring Our hike starts at the lush settlement of Menites famous…

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ARCHIVE – Friday 12 October- LIVADIA CIRCULAR HIKE – PANACHRANTOS MONASTERY- FARM VISIT & SNACK – SPECIAL FILM SCREENING OF MICRA ANGLIA

12 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

   A 6.3 Km hike from Panachrantos Castle Monastery, to the fertile valley of Livadia. Visiting and touring the Panahrantos Monastery, the Liokitra Estate and the Raptakis estate and a light snack from the Livadia Association. In the evening, a special screening of the film "Little England" by Andros Cinema Society Meeting Time : 9:45 am. -Meeting Point for transport to start of hike: Chora, Voyiatzidis building The hike starts with a transfer by coach to the impressive Panachrantos…

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ARCHIVE – Saturday 13th October – CHORA – GALIA BEACH – STENIES – APATOURIA – APOIKIA

13 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 Morning tour of the Archaeological Museum followed by an afternoon hike of 6km from Chora via Gialia beach and the Apoikia valley and Stenies. Guided tour of Agia Irini Monastery. Lunch with local cuisine and dance hosted by the Associations, residents, and professionals of Apoikia Meting Time morning Museum Tour : 9.20am - meeting Point : Chora Archeological Museum Meeting Time afternoon hike : 16.00  - Meeting Point : Chora, Nibourio beach car park The hike starts along the…

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ARCHIVE — Sunday 14 October 2018 – EVENING HIKE – AGIOS NIKOLAOS MONASTERY-ACHLA BRIDGE/RIVER – VOURKOTI

14 October 2018

 In the morning, a visit to the exhibition of contemporary art of the Kydonieos Foundation as well as to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chora is recommended.  In the afternoon, a 5km afternoon hike descending from the Agios Nikolaos Monastery to the lush riverbed and arched bridge of the Achla river and then ascending to the highest mountain village of Andros, Vourkoti. Finally, a lovely lunch, provided by the Vourkoti Association including the local speciality "fourtalia" (local omelette…

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ARCHIVE – Monday 15 October – DIPOTAMATA –A TOUR OF THE EPANO KASTRO CASTLE – KOCHILOU – KORTHI BAY & LOCAL SNACKS BY KOCHILOU CULTRURAL ASSOCIATION

15 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 A hike through the valley of Dipotamata, with its many watermills, passing the plateau of the Venetian Castle , Epano Kastro, through the picturesque settlements of Kochilou and Rogo and finishing in the beautiful Bay of Korthi. Hiking meeting time: 9.45am Meeting point: Chora, Vogiatzidi building From the meeting point, we will be transported by coach to the start of the famous Dipotamata ravine. We will descend through an impressive cobbled path down to the riverbed with its arched…

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ARCHIVE – Tuesday 16 OCTOBER – EXO VOUNI – MESA VOUNI – GIANISEO – LARDIA – ORMOS KORTHI

16 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 Display this map on a full screen A 6.2 km hike from the foothills of Gerakonas to Korthi Bay, crossing the picturesque villages of Exo Vouni and Mesa Vouni, through Gianiseo and Rogo. Hike Meeting Time: 9:45 a.m. Meeting point: Ormos Korthi – the roundabout at the entrance of the town From the meeting point, coach transport takes us to the village of Exo Vouni where the hike begins. Leaving this picturesque setting, we will head towards Mesa Vouni…

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ARCHIVE — Wednesday 17 October 2018 – AIDONIA – PISO MERIA – TROMARCHIA MONASTERY

17 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 A 7.1 km hike from the foot of the Rachi mountain range and the picturesque settlement of Aidonia, through the villages of Korthi, Ammonakliou, Nionas and Piso Meria, ending at the Tromarchia Monastery. Meeting time: 9.45 am Meeting point: Korthi Bay, seafront roundabout at the town entrance From the meeting point there is coach transport to the picturesque settlement of Aidonia with its impressive tower houses. Our walk starts at the spring - the only spring with marble washing…

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ARCHIVE – Thursday 18 OCTOBER 2018 – KAPPARIA CIRCULAR ROUTE & FEAST AT KAPPARIA

18 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

Display the map in an enlarged format A 4.5 km hike along the lush wooded Kapparia Circular Route. A festival at Kapparia featuring local dishes and entertainment provided by the Kapparia Association Meeting time: 9.45 am Meeting point: Korthi Bay, roundabout at the seafront town entrance From the meeting point coach transport takes us to the picturesque settlement of Kapparia where our hike begins. We will descend into the village of Mousionas , with its impressive well-built stone houses –…

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ARCHIVE – Sunday 21 OCTOBER – 8.8km – MAINTENANCE HIKE BATSI – KATAKILOS – ARNI

21 October 2018 @ 3:30 pm

 Click for Large Map An 8.8 km Path Maintenance hike from the west coast and Batsi to the central Andros mountain and the Arni valley followed by a "Wine Festival" with local cuisine provided by the Arni Association. Meeting time: 9.45 am  Meeting point: Batsi waterfront parking At the start of the hike we cross the scenic seaside settlement of Batsi  to the ancient wide paved path known as the Plakotos Route and turn towards Katakilos.  We pass through…

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Tuesday 23 OCTOBER – MOUNTAIN RIDGE OF VOURKOTI – VOURKOTI – KATAKALAIOI – APIKIA

23 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 ( click here to see an enlarged map) A 5.5 km hike in Central Andros. Guided tour of Agia Irini Monastery. Lunch with local products. Meeting time: 9.45 am - Meeting & Walking point: Batsi waterfront parking We travel by bus from the picturesque town of Batsi to the starting point of our walk over the mountain ridge of the Vourkoti area. Our hike takes us downhill towards the mountain village of Vourkoti. We walk along the riverbed of the…

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ARCHIVE – Thursday 25 OCTOBER – 6.4km – TROMARCHIA CIRCULAR ROUTE & LUNCH OF LOCAL PRODUCE

25 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 A 6.4 km hike in South Andros through the foothills of the Rachi mountain range from Piso Meria to the Tromarchia Monastery. Local dishes. CLICK HERE to see a full screen map of the hike Meeting time: 9.45 am - Meeting point : Ormos Korthi, roundabout at the entrance to town. The day starts with a coach transfer from the meeting point in Ormos Korthi to the Tromarchia Monastery. After a short visit to the Monastery, the hike starts, walking…

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ARCHIVE — Friday 26 October 2018 – 8km – ORMOS KORTHI – KOCHYLOU – EPANO KASTRO – DIPOTAMATA – SYNETI FOLKLORE MUSEUM

26 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

 An 8 km hike in South Andros from Korthi Bay through Kochylou, the Epano Kastro (Upper Castle) and the valley of Dipotamata. A tour of the Upper Castle and at the end of the hike a visit to the Syneti Folk Museum with refreshments of local produce in Syneti. CLICK HERE to see the hike on a full screen map Meeting time: 9.45 am  Meeting point: Korthi Bay, seafront roundabout at the entrance to town The hike starts from the…

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ARCHIVE – SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER – 6km -CHORA – YPSILOS – LAMIRA – MENITES.

27 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

A 6 km from Chora through the scenic hamlets of Ypsilos, Lamira, Mesa Vourio and Menites. Appetizers and a  hog roast at the Menites Association community centre. CLICK HERE to see the hike on a full screen map Meeting time: 9.45 am - Meeting point: Chora, Vogiatzidis building The hike starts from the capital of Andros, Chora, then heads for the Lourio river ascending to the picturesque Ypsilos village. It follows a section of the route along beautiful lanes through Lamira and…

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ARCHIVE — SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER 2018 – 5km – LIVADIA CIRCULAR ROUTE

28 October 2018 @ 9:45 am

   A 5 km hike on the lush circular Livadia route. Tour & snack at Liokitra Estate in Livadia.. CLICK HERE  for a full screen map of the hike Meeting time: 9.45 am - Meeting point: Chora, Vogiatzidis building From Chora we will walk through the Livadia neighbourhood, past manicured estates surrounded by elegent high walls and under the arched bridge to the river bed of the Megalo river. The circular route returns to Chora via Pera Chorio .…

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October 2019

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
οικισμός Αμολόχου- μυλοχώρι Φρουσαίων, Γαύριο, φούρνοι
Andros, Ελλάδα
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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…

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SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER 2019 – 8.9KM – BATSI – PLAKOTOS ROUTE – APROVATO – KOUTSI BEACH – FISHERMEN’S FEAST AT PALEOPOLIS – GUIDED TOUR OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM & A VISIT TO THE ANCIENT ACROPOLIS

6 October @ 10:30 am - 7:00 pm

A hike of 8.9 km with spectacular views to the west coastline from the mountains above. The hike travels from Batsi to Koutsi beach  followed by a  fishermen’s feast at Paleopolis the ancient capital of Andros. After the meal there will be a guided visit of the Paleopolis Archaelogical Museum and a visit to the Ancient Acropolis of Paleopolis The hike starts from the picturesque seaside village of Batsi. Taking the old paved “Plakotos route” to the foothills of the…

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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…

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TUESDAY 8 OCTOBER 2019 – 5.7KM – REMATA – ARNI – KATAKILOS – LUNCH OF LOCAL DISHES

8 October @ 10:30 am - 4:45 pm

A 5.7 km hike into the green interior of Andros followed by a lunch of local dishes in Katakilos The hike starts in the forested area of Remata and Arni, passing along the river and streams of the alpine-like interior of Andros. The hike continues upward to enjoy the views towards the fertile valley of Arni and on to the verdant settlement of Katakilos, with lunch of local dishes at the village square. Lunch of local produce starts at about…

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Wednesday 9 October – Boat Trip to the protected island of Yiaros – Guided tour from WWF scientists – swimming and snorkelling – lunch

9 October @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Visit the island of Yiaros by boat. Take a walk to explore this historic exile site. A presentation by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) scientists on Yiaros’s rich biodiversity and their research findings. Take a sea swim in a protected area. A snack & a drink on board and return to Andros. This event is dependant on suitable weather conditions. From the Batsi Seafront Parking Meeting Point, we stroll to Batsi Port. There we board the boat for the trip to…

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Thursday 10 OCTOBER 2019 – 6KM -CHORA – YPSILOS – LAMIRA – MENITES

10 October @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

A 6 km hike from Chora through the scenic hamlets of Ypsilos, Lamira, Mesathouri and Menites. Appetizers and traditional dishes at the Menites Association community centre. The hike starts from the capital of Andros, Chora, then heads for the Louria river ascending to the picturesque Ypsilou village. We will walk along beautiful lanes through Lamira and Mesathouri, past neat houses with lovely gardens and springs. Then we walk along a wooded section with splendid views towards the valleys of Messaria…

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FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER 2019 – 6.3KM – MENITES – MESSARIA – ALADINOU – FOROS CAVE – KOURELI – TSOUNIA BOWLING GAME

11 October @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

A 6.3 km hike from the lush settlement of Menites, on to historic Messaria, over arched bridges, to the Foros cave at Aladinou and the picturesque settlement of Koureli.A guided tour of the Foros cave, by the Aladinou Association and a chance to play the local game “Tsounia” hosted by the Pera Chorio Association. A bus will take hikers from the meeting point in Chora to the lush settlement of Menites, famous for its lion head springs. The hike starts…

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SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER 2019 – 4.8 KM – CIRCULAR HIKE IN ARNI – LUNCH OF LOCAL PRODUCE

12 October @ 10:15 am - 4:30 pm

A 4.8 km circular hike in the central mountainous area of Andros, through the lush green interior of the Arni area ending with a lunch of local produce in Arni village, by the Arni Cultural Association. The hike starts at the church of the Virgin Mary in Arni village and descends to the Mazani spring and then turns to ascend past the churches of Panagia and Agios Ioannis Theologos, towards the arched bridge of Epaminondas. We continue through a delightful…

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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…

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MONDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2019 – 9.5 KM -VOURKOTI TO ACHLA BEACH.

14 October @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

A 9.4 km refreshing, undulating and spectacular hike from the mountainous settlement of Vourkoti, over an arched bridge at the Achla river, a short stop at the St. Nikolaos Monastery and a cool down and a swim at Achla beach. A feast of local dishes, music and dancing. A shorter hike is possible, starting later. Return from Achla to Chora by boat (weather permitting). Meeting at Chora, take the bus transfer from Chora to Vourkoti, the highest village of Andros.…

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TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER 2019 – 5.5KM – APIKIA -PITHARA WATERFALL – KATAKALEI – VOURKOTI – FEAST OF FOURTALIA PROVIDED BY THE VOURKOTI ASSOCIATION

15 October @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

A 5.5 km hike with stunning views. From the wooded village of Apikia and Pithara waterfalls through the mountain village of Katakalei to the highest settlement in Andros, Vourkoti, where a "Fourtalia Feast " lunch will be served followed by a visit to the Agia Irini Monastery We will travel by bus from Chora to the starting point of our hike in Apikia with its famous springs. The hike starts with a small detour to the Pithara waterfalls. From there…

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WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER. A DAY DEDICATED TO CHORA. VISIT THE BOTANICAL GARDEN, MUSEUMS & EXHIBITIONS. A walking tour of Chora. Music and snacks by the CHORA WOMEN’S CLUB & LOCAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION. A SCREENING OF THE FILM “Little England”.

16 October @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

A day dedicated to Chora . In the morning: The Botanical Garden of Andros 10:45 Meet at Chora Nimborio Seafront Parking for a short bus ride to the village of Apatouri. A visit to the Botanical Garden managed by the LIFE Program with the botanist Trigas Panagiotis. Chora Walk Part 1: The Library, Museums & School Children sketch The Library of Andros 12.00 Return to Chora Meeting Point - the Vogiatzidis Building. Visit the KAIRIOS Library for a short story…

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THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER 2019 – A SHORT VISIT TO THE BYZANTINE CHURCH OF AGIOS IOANNIS & A 7KM HIKE FROM AIDONIA-PISO MERIA-TROMARCHIA MONASTERY & LUNCH OF LOCAL DISHES

17 October @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

A short visit to the Byzantine church of Agios Ioannis Theologos followed by a 7km hike in South Andros from the Aidonia village through the foothills of the Rachi mountain range to Piso Meria and to the Tromarchia Monastery. Lunch of Local dishes. The day starts with a coach transfer from the meeting point in Ormos Korthi to the Byzantine church of Agios Ioannis Theologos in Korthi village. Then another coach transfer to the starting point of the route to…

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FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER 2019 – 5.5KM + 2KM – CHORA – SYNETI FOKLORE MUSEUM- DIPOTAMATA – A TOUR OF OF THE UPPER CASTLE (KASTRO) – KOCHYLOU FOR MEAL OF LOCAL PRODUCE

18 October @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

A hike of 5.5km + 2Km. The first part from Chora to Syneti for a visit to the Folklore Museum. Then the second part from Dipotamata, through the valley with its many watermills, weather permitting, a detour (2Km) to the plateau of the Venetian Castle, Epano Kastro, and from there on to the picturesque settlement of Kochylou for a meal of  local dishes. From Chora, we descend towards Paraporti bay and then on an undulating route over the hills with lovely…

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SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER 2019 – EXO VOUNI – MESA VOUNI – GIANISEO – LARDIA – ORMOS KORTHI

19 October @ 10:30 am - 5:15 pm

A 6.2 km hike from the foothills of Gerakonas to Korthi Bay, crossing the picturesque villages of Exo Vouni and Mesa Vouni, through Gianiseo and Rogo. From the meeting point, coach transport takes us to the village of Exo Vouni where the hike begins. Leaving this picturesque setting, we will head towards Mesa Vouni with its beautiful springs, ravines and shady woods to reach Gianiseo, a village with stunning rooftops and magnificent views of the eastern coastline. We descend to…

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SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER 2019 – 4.5 KM – KAPPARIA CIRCULAR ROUTE AND FEAST AT KAPPARIA

20 October @ 9:20 am - 3:30 pm

A 4.5 km hike along the lush wooded Kapparia Circular Route. A festival at Kapparia featuring local dishes and entertainment provided by the Kapparia Association The hike starts at the village of Kapparia,where we descend to the village of Mousionas, with its impressive well-built stone houses – now deserted- towards the riverbed and church of Christ. From there we will walk through a natural area with rich vegetation and well-built drystone walls to find ourselves in the valley and an…

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