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DAY 9 : 9,8 km/4-4,5 hrs walking

  • From Vrachnou to Exo Vouni-Mesa Vouni-Gianisaio-Lardia-Rogo & Ormos Korthiou

    A route exploring the rich agricultural heritage of central and southern Andros, in between the important in biodiversity terms mountain-ranges of Gerakonas and Rachi. Unique settlements, varied natural and man- made landscape and impressive views of the mountainous relief and the coastline.

  • Way marking

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  • Starting/ending point - Transportation

    Starting point : map point -10 Vrachnou parking (via route 18)

    Ending point : map point-11 Ormos Korthiou taxi station

    from Chora to Vrachnou By taxi approx. 10 € (Price level 2016)

    from Chora to Ormos Korthiou approx. 27 €

    Taxis from Chora: +30 2282 0 22171, Taxis from Ormos Korthiou : +30 2282 0 62171

  • Drinkable water

    at Vrachnou, Exo & Mesa Vouni, Giannisaio, Lardia, Ormos Korthiou

  • max/min altitude & difficulty level

    612/4 m

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  • Route condition

    open & fully way marked

    a bit rough part shorthly after Vrachnou towards Exo Vouni

  • Accommodation & Food

    accommodation : at Ormos Korthiou

    restaurants : Ormos Korthiou

  • Useful tips

    • if you do the route vice verca and wish to make a break at Vrachnou village take the branch 18b leading to a beautiful shaded resting spot (about 250m stretch)
    • a bit rough/steep part shortly after Vrachnou towards Exo Vouni
    • the part on the ridge between Vrachnou and Exo Vouni expossed to the winds
    • part of this section can be done shorter strating from Exo Vouni (on the road from Chora to Ormos Korthiou)

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