• Strapouries-Ano Pitrofos-Palaiopoli-Ano Aprovatou

    A branch of the so-called “Ample Way” (“Fardia Strata” or “Arvanitikos Dromos”), one of the longest and most significant routes on the island, which connects Central and East Andros with the North and Southern parts traversing Mt. Petalo. A route typical of the diversity of the natural and man-made landscape of Andros.                              

    Highly recommended: The Olive Museum at Pitrofos and the archaeological site and the Museum of Palaiopolis 

  • ACCESS- ROUTE CONDITION

    Tarmac road from Chora to Strapouries about 700m before the Spring of “Meliti” or Ano Aprovatou to the extend of the taverna “Τo Mpalkoni tou Aigaiou” (balcony of the Aegean).

    Route condition: open

    Last clearing:  June 2015

     

  • MAX ALTIDUDE DIFFERENCE-DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    280/350 m

     activity-icon-hiking  moderate

  • ROAD CROSSINGS

    Apart from the beginning and ending of the route with main road to Ano Pitrfou, dirt road to Stavropeda, dirt road between Palaiopolis & Ano Aprovatou

  • WAY MARKING

    9

  • CONNECTIONS WITH OTHER ROUTES

    with route Strapouries-Evrousies & route to Chora through Ano Menites


  • DISTANCE-DURATION

    11.6 km  about  3½ to 4 hours

  • DRINKABLE WATER-FOOD

    Water at Strapories, Ano Pitrofo and Palaiopoli. Food at Ano Aprovatou and Strapouries