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
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MAX ALTIDUDE DIFFERENCE-DIFFICULTY LEVEL
difficult (a small part from the mountain ridge to Prophet Elias)
with dirt road to Profitis Ilias (Arni), with tarmac road to Panagia Arnis
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.
6.9 km / 2¼ hours
Water at Vourkoti and Arni. Food at Vourkoti during summer time only