all route is part of the long distance 100km certified Andros Route
A lovely route connecting routes 11 and 9 and the bay of Batsi with the village of Aprovatou. Magnificent cobbled parts, a rich agricultural landscape and breathtaking views of the west coastline while traversing the slopes of the central mountain range of Andros.
3,4 km/1h 20 min
Starting in Batsi will ‘cost’ you 30 min. extra hiking time.
maps & elevation diagram
Click on the map [ ] & the photos to enlarge
min 241m/ max 401 m diff/110m
medium difficulty-with some steep parts
Climb : 219 m
Descent : 114 m
Starting point: Point START at our map – On route 11 after 1,7km from Batsi towards Katakilos, after the spring “Chamili Pigi”
Ending point: point END at our map-at Ano Aprovatou across the restaurant Aegean Balcony restaurant
Transportation : walking along route 11 from Batsi to Katakilos or with private means at the point where route 11 is leaving the tarmac road leading to Katakilos village (return via the same route)
taxi cost about 7 € from Batsi (2017 price level) Batsi Taxi station +30 2282 0 41081
Parking : Limited parking space at the above point, ample parking space at Aprovatou (ending point)
at “Chamili Pigi” close to the start of the route & at Ano Aprovatou on a 200m detour from the ending point
open & way marked
check the last clearing here…..
make sure to close any gates you may find on your way
some parts exposed if there are strong winds
Lodge & Food
Closest lodge : at Batsi & Aprovatou
Closest restaurants : at Batsi & Aprovatou (open every day from mid June to end of August) and Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday all day all year round. Better check it out before going