Andros’ natural environment is a unique combination of captivating Cycladic beauty and Greek nature. Natural springs surging from the island’s soil have created a green landscape filled with high mountains and picturesque paths making up the ideal scenery for wonderful hikes in nature.
Traditional dishes are cooked with local products and served in small restaurants (called the ‘taverna’) found at the most picturesque locations on the island.
Chora (the capital)
Chora is standing gracious, traditional and timeless; old neoclassical houses with little lanes in between make up a romantic setting taking you to another era.
Andros is just 2 hours away from the port of Rafina and constitutes the ideal destination for both short city breaks and longer summer vacation.
The beaches found all around the island are known for their crystal-clear waters. Whether remote and quiet or popular with several amenities the beaches of Andros suit all tastes.
Cultural events are an important and essential part of the history of Andros.The museum of contemporary art every year hosts exhibitions of renowned Greek and foreign artists constituting an attraction for art-lovers.
Andros has managed to preserve the traditional features in the architecture of its houses. Stone and wood are the main raw materials used up until now in the greater part of the island, while the setting changes when approaching Chora, where one can find impressive neoclassical houses.