The mountainous Andros Island offers unspoilt beauty for hikers and beachgoers alike. It’s home to multiple beaches, including Zorkos Beach, which is one of the most popular, known for its undeveloped beauty and turquoise waters.
The island also boasts over 150 kilometers of walking and hiking trails, most of which are easy to navigate as they are marked with signs. The wide variety of hikes means there are plenty of options for a beginner or experienced hikers. You’ll discover dramatic sea views, rugged rocky hills and the occasional small waterfall.
Andros Island also boasts several towns. Andros and Batsi are noteworthy places to explore, with Andros being the island’s capital and Batsi having the highest density of restaurants. Explore the towns on foot for charming views of iconic Greek scenery and architecture.
To reach Andros, take a ferry from the mainland city of Rafina about two hours away or the nearby island of Mykonos in about 2.5 hours. Once you’ve landed on Andros, you can rent a car or take a taxi or bus to get around.