• Way marking

  • Distance-duration

    6,3 km/2h & 40min

  • Piso Meria - Prophet Elias - Stavros Beach

    A route to discover the unique rural landscape of South Andros. Intense alternations from the mountains of Rachi to the southern coastline of”steno” between Andros and Tinos. The route initially ascends from the settlement of Niona to the wooded slope of Rachi. Then it passes lower than Prophet Elias to descend to the wonderful rural area of “steno”offering besides impressive views and a rural landscape with excellent dry stone constructions. The route ends at the pristine beach of Stavros with the homonymous chapel and a feeling of great proximity to the island of Tinos.

maps & elevation diagram

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  • Elevation-Difficulty

    min 638 / max 11 m diff/-627m

    activity-icon-hiking  medium difficulty with some difficult parts

  • Climb-Descent

    Climb : 665m

    Descent : 444 m

  • Starting/ending point

    Starting point : Niona’s settlement, in the area of Piso Meria, next to the building of the Moustakeio Foundation & in connection with route no4

    Ending point : Stavros Beach

  • Transportation

    Transportation to the starting point : with private car or Taxi

    Korthi taxi station : +30 2282 0 62171

    Chora taxi station : +30 2282 0 22171

  • Drinking water

    It’s better to have with you, although there are 2 water points along the way

  • Route condition

    open & way marked

  • Useful advice

    the part of the route from Prophet Elias to Stavros beach has a steep slope mainly in the last part

  • Lodge & Food

    Closest lodge : at Piso Meria, Kapparia, Aidonia and Korthi

    Closest restaurants : at Kapparia, Korthi and Pitrofos

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