• Chora -Apikia-Katakalei-Vourkoti (with Pythara waterfalls detour)

    A route typical of Andros’ rich vegetation and intense terrain round Mt Petalon connecting the settlement of Apikia with the most remote mountainous agricultural villages of Andros, Katakalei and Vourkoti. Beautiful cobbled parts, water abundance, magnificent views and impressive changes of scenery.

  • ACCESS- ROUTE CONDITION

    Tarmac road ti the port Nimporio of Chora, in the extend of the vertical road along the river of Lourion (see sign posting) or the main tarmac road in Vourkoti under the restaurant

    Route condition: open

    Last clearing: May – June 2015   

  • MAX ALTIDUDE DIFFERENCE-DIFFICULTY LEVEL

    419 m

    activity-icon-hiking moderate

  • ROAD CROSSINGS

    In many spots with tarmac road from Chora to Apikia-Katakaleous-Vourkoti & with tarmac road to Ypsilou & Agia Marina Monastery

  • WAY MARKING

    2

    2a Detour to Pytharas waterfalls

  • CONNECTIONS WITH OTHER ROUTES

    with No8 to Stenies and Gialia Beach, with No12 to Profitis Ilias-Arni, with No6 to Agios Nikolaos Monastery & Achla Beach.


  • DISTANCE-DURATION

    6.8 km / 2½ hours

    7.8 km / 3 hours (2a detour to Pytharas waterfalls)

  • DRINKABLE WATER-FOOD

    Water in Apikia, Katakaleous, Vourkoti. Food infrustructure in Apikia and Vourkoti (during summer period only)