Andros is one of the closest Greek islands to Athens and a popular weekend destination for the Athenians. An attractive island with rich history, Andros Greece distinguishes for the elegant architecture of Chora, the green landscape and the fabulous beaches. Batsi is the most tourist developed place in Andros Island and it is surrounded by wonderful beaches, including Golden Beach and Agios Petros. Among the most beautiful beaches are also Ahla, Vitali and Vlychada, but the road to these beaches are mostly tracks. A visit to Chora, the capital, will lead you to interesting art museums where they host world exhibitions.
Only 2 hours with the ferry from the port of Rafina in Athens, Andros Greece is a lovely island with distinctive Cycladic style. Beaches are well organized or secluded, making holidays in Andros a truly relaxing experience. Ormos beach, on the eastern side, is great for windsurfing. Chora is the main village of Andros, distinguishing for its gorgeous architecture and the elegant mansions. Due to its rich marine activity in the past century, the locals have constructed impressive mansions all over the island.
Local products of the island include honey, wine, cheese of Kopanitsi and the bottle water of Sariza which comes from the Sariza Springs in the village Apikia.
The main regions of Andros Island are Andros Town, Batsi, Gavrio
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