• Vourkoti - Kouvara-Prophet Elias- Arni

    One of the longest and most enchanting routes of Andros, ascending on the highest mountain range – Petalo – and descending towards the green valley of Arni. Magnificent views from the mountain ridge impressively lush vegetation and water abundance in the most forested valley of Andros, all areas of invaluable biodiversity.

  • ACCESS- ROUTE CONDITION

    Tarmac road to Vourkoti (from Chora or Batsi), next to restaurant- or to Arni in the church of Panagia

    Route condition: open with a bit overgrown vegetation at parts (Proph. Elias – Arni)

    Last clearing: March 2015, from Arni to Proph. Elias and from Vourkoti to Petalo

     

  • MAX ALTIDUDE DIFFERENCE-DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    630 m

    activity-icon-hiking  moderate

    longDistanceHikingTrail.smalldifficult (a small part from the mountain ridge to Prophet Elias)

  • ROAD CROSSINGS

    with dirt road to Profitis Ilias (Arni), with tarmac road to Panagia Arnis

  • WAY MARKING

      12

  • CONNECTIONS WITH OTHER ROUTES

    with No 2 to Vourkoti-Katakaleous-Apikia-Chora, with No11 from Arni-Katakilo-Batsi, witn no marking route to Agious Saranta and Ano Aprovatou. 


  • DISTANCE-DURATION

    6.9 km / 2¼ hours

  • DRINKABLE WATER-FOOD

    Water at Vourkoti and Arni. Food at Vourkoti during summer time only