The island of Andros is mountainous, with lots of valleys and springs and therefore, it is considered to be not only one of the best greek islands in terms of hiking and trekking, but also among the leading quality European destinations for hiking.The continuous route of 100km, named “Andros Route”, received the European quality certification “Leading Quality Trails-Best of Europe” in 2015.
Exploring the 25 or more known hiking trails, which cover about 160 km, is not only a rejuvenating and relaxing experience, but also an opportunity for someone to learn more about the history and traditions of the island.
The guests of the Mare-Vista Epaminondas Hotel can set out on their hiking experience with one of the 4 trails that start from Batsi and are easily accessible (Batsi circular 1,2,3 and Stapouries to Batsi). Further information on these trails can be found on Foxys Island Walks .
If you are interested in an organised excursion with a tour guide, our concierge staff can help you arrange a personalised trekking adventure with the guidance of experienced professionals, such as Andros Routes and Trekking Andros & Outdoor Activities.
The paths,nature and history of the island of Andros are waiting for you!
One of the islands signature landmarks is the Agia Thalassini, a church built on a rock at the entry to the harbor of Chora.
There are over 25 known hiking trails on the Island of Andros covering approximately 85 km.The picturesque walks are complemented by the remnants of old bridges, watermills, green valleys and waterfalls.
For experienced hikers or those who are simply interested in trying it alone, there are maps and details on trails that we can provide. There are 4 hiking trails that start from Batsi and can be easily reached from Mare Vista hotel.
If you are more interested in an organized excursion with a knowledgeable guide, the Mare VistaHotel can help you schedule your personalized hiking adventure in cooperation with its partners, Trekking Andros.
Visit Trekking Andros and discover 11 routes in Andros categorized by skill level.
immerse yourself and get lost through the narrow alleys of Andros.
At the end of the day give yourself a rest while gazing at the endless blue of the Aegean.