• Way marking

    the part from Frousei to Ano Gavrio is part of the long distance 100km certified Andros Route

  • Gavrio-Ano Gavrio-Amolochos-Frousei mill village

    This long distance route combines very diverse landscapes such as the green valley of Ano Gavrio, the Profitis Ilias mountain ridge, the historic village of Amolohos and the spectacular ravine of Frousaioi with its numerous water mill ruins. It is possible to hike parts of this route – for example only the Frousei mills route-as there are several access points along the way

  • Distance-duration

    13 km/4h & 30 min – 5h

maps & elevation diagram

Click on the map [  ] & the photos to enlarge

  • Elevation-Difficulty

    min 29/ max 663 m diff/634m

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  • Climb-Descent

    Climb : 995 m  Descent : 725 m

  • Starting/ending point

    Starting point: Point here at our map – At the bridge where the main road to Ano Gavrio crosses the Gavrio river although a more convenient start of the walk would be from Gavrio where there is ample parking

    Ending point: point here at our map-At Agia Irini Chrysovalantou chapel close to Sidontas village road junction on the main road from Gavrio to Varidi

  • Transportation-Parking

    Transportation : (starting point 1,8 km from Gavrion port) Private transport arrangements must be made in order to return from the end of the walk

    taxi cost about 22 €  from Gavrio to ending point (2017 price level) Gavrio Taxi station +30 2282 0 71561

    Parking : Ample space at Gavrio port, limited parking space close to the starting point of the walk, small parking space at the ending point of the walk

  • Drinking water

    At Ano Gavrio, Anagnosti’s spring (about 500 m detour from the main route)

  • Route condition

    open & way marked

    check the last clearing here…..

  • Useful advice

    • There are many wire mesh gates along the route which must be closed after passing through
    • One can choose to do this hike in parts : 1) the part of Frousei ravine and mill village in that case access by branch 14b at Kapsala parish on the main road from Gavrio to Varidi, close to Varidi area (taxi costs about 25 euros from Gavrio) and 2) the part from Amolochos to Gavrio (taxi costs about 25 euros from Gavro to Amolochos)
  • Lodge & Food

    Closest lodge : at Ano Gavrio, Gavrio, Agios Petros

    Closest restaurants : at Mermigies (every day summer & week-ends all year round), Fellos (only summer months) and Gavrio