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
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MAX ALTIDUDE DIFFERENCE-DIFFICULTY LEVEL
In many spots with tarmac road from Chora to Apikia-Katakaleous-Vourkoti & with tarmac road to Ypsilou & Agia Marina Monastery
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.
6.8 km / 2½ hours
7.8 km / 3 hours (2a detour to Pytharas waterfalls)
Water in Apikia, Katakaleous, Vourkoti. Food infrustructure in Apikia and Vourkoti (during summer period only)