Day trip to Andros

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Organize a day trip to Andros to discover its natural beauty! Explore pristine beaches, charming villages & rich history, hike stunning trails, savor local flavors!

Andros, the coronary heart of the Cyclades, beckons you with pristine beaches, fascinating villages and a vibrant spirit. Immerse yourself in crystal-clean waters, explore hidden coves and find out the island's wealthy records. Hike through lush landscapes, wander through whitewashed alleys and savour delectable neighborhood cuisine. From water sports activities to cultural treasures, Andros gives an unforgettable get away for every form of traveller. Don't wait, pack your bags and discover the magic of Andros!

Andros, the largest island inside the Cyclades archipelago, boasts a fascinating combo of herbal beauty, cultural treasures and exciting sports, making it a really perfect destination for any visitor. Here are a number of the key blessings of visiting Andros:

Pristine beaches

Andros is blessed with a long coastline offering lots of beaches to suit each preference. Whether you searching for energetic shores with water sports centers or secluded coves for tranquility, Andros has all of it.

Unique villages

Discover the island's character through its picturesque villages, each with its personal charm. Explore villages like Stenies, acknowledged for its traditional basket weaving.

Active lifestyle

Andros is a paradise for out of doors fans, offering numerous sports to get your adrenaline pumping.

Explore the island's numerous panorama through a community of trekking trails, ranging from gentle walks to hard climbs. Hike to the very best height, Mount Petalo and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic perspectives.

Authentic gastronomy

Andros is a haven for meals fans, presenting a tasty taste of Greece.

Savor dishes prepared with sparkling, locally sourced ingredients, together with seafood and fresh vegetables.

Indulge in Andros's culinary specialties like "sfougato" (cheese pie), "fava" (bean puree) and "louza" (cured pork loin).

From traditional tavernas in charming villages to waterfront restaurants with lovely perspectives, Andros offers a numerous dining scene to cater to all preferences.

Beyond the advantages cited above, Andros gives several different specific reviews:

  • Unique festivals and activities: Throughout the 12 months, Andros comes alive with vibrant festivals and cultural events, showcasing the island's traditions and neighborhood spirit
  • Untamed natural splendor: Explore Andros's diverse landscapes, from lush valleys and rolling hills to hidden coves and dramatic coastlines
  • Relaxing environment: Escape the hustle and bustle of ordinary lifestyles and immerse yourself in the tranquil and laid-returned environment of Andros

Day trip departures to Andros

Ferry schedules and availability for Andros day journeys can range relying at the season. Use our search engine to discover the contemporary statistics on dates, times, charges and availability.

The length of your Andros day experience and a while spent at the island will rely on the unique ferry crossing you select, the form of vessel you journey on and the weather conditions. We offer a variety of day by day spherical-ride options, allowing you to select the crossing period and island stay time that fine fits your choices.

Day trip Crossing duration Stay time
Mykonos to Andros 1.5 to 2.5 hours up to 8 hours
Tinos to Andros 1.5 hour up to 9 hours

Mykonos to Andros day trip

A ferry trip from Mykonos to Andros is an excellent opportunity to explore two gorgeous Cycladic islands. Andros, often known as the "island of contrasts," has gorgeous beaches, quaint villages and a more calm vibe than the trendy Mykonos.

There are various ferry companies that go between Mykonos and Andros, with departures throughout the day. The trip takes between 1 hour 25 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes, depending on the ferry operator and whether it is a straight route or one with stops on neighboring islands.

Booking your ferry tickets in advance is suggested, especially during high season (July and August).

Tinos to Andros day trip

A day trip from Tinos to Andros is a fantastic way to explore the beauty of Andros. Andros, the largest of the two, offers plenty of activities and places to see during your few hour stay.

Several ferry companies operate between the islands of Tinos and Andros, with multiple departures every day. The voyage lasts 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the ferry company you choose.

Tips for your daytrip:

  • Pack suitable walking shoes for exploring the island
  • Sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses are especially important during the summer months
  • Greece's currency is the Euro
  • Consider hiring a vehicle or scooter so you may explore the island at your leisure. Taxis are also available, albeit they might be pricey
  • Check the ferry boat timetable for your return trip to Mykonos island

Andros day trip program

Morning

  • Several ferry companies operate to Andros, with high-speed vessels departing several times every day, starting from 10:00 to 11:00 in the morning. The trip takes 1.5 to 2 hours
  • Plan your trasnportation to the port. Have in mind that you have to be at the port at least 30 minutes before your departure time
  • Finish the check-in and embarkation procedures and have a nice crossing to Andros

During your stay

  • When you arrive at Andros, go directly to Chora, the island's capital. Explore the quaint town's small alleyways, whitewashed buildings and stunning churches. Don't miss the Kastro (castle), which provides spectacular views of the town and port
  • Batsi is a popular beach resort town with a picturesque sandy beach and a vibrant atmosphere. There are several restaurants, cafés and businesses in Batsi. You may also relax on the beach or have a swim
  • Paleopolis is an archeological site containing the remnants of an ancient city. Explore the ruins and discover Andros' fascinating history
  • Messaria is a typical village with small lanes, whitewashed cottages, and a picturesque plaza. Stop over for a classic Greek meal and enjoy the village vibe

Evening

  • As the day comes to an end, return to Chora or Batsi for a great meal at a beachfront restaurant. Enjoy fresh seafood and local delicacies while admiring the stunning sunset views
  • Get to the port of Andros by bus or taxi
  • Hop on the ferry and return to your base destination

Additional information

Click on your departure island to learn about the public transportation alternatives available to bring you to the port and onto your ship to Andros.

Transportation in Andros

Here are the transportation options you have on Andros:

  • Car and motorcycle rentals are the most common mode of transportation on Andros, particularly if you wish to explore the island at your own pace. There are several car rental firms in Gavrio (the main port), Chora (the capital), and Batsi (a popular vacation town). You may also hire motorbikes, which are an excellent way to explore the island's gorgeous coastline road network. Renting a car provides you the most freedom to go about the island and see off-the-beaten-path sites
  • Taxis: Taxis are widely accessible in Andros' major cities and villages, including Chora, Batsi, Gavrio and Ormos Korthiou. You may hail a cab on the street or call one directly. Taxis are a simple choice if you do not want to rent a vehicle or motorcycle, but they can be pricey for lengthy distances. Here are the taxi phone numbers for the major towns:
    • Gavrio: +30 2282 0 71561
    • Batsi: +30 2282 0 41081
    • Chora: +30 2282 0 22171
    • Ormos Korthiou: +30 2282 0 62171
  • Buses: There is a public bus service operated by KTEL Andros that connects the main towns and villages. Buses are a budget-friendly option, but they are not as frequent or flexible as taxis. You can find the bus schedule in KTEL Andros
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