The island of ship owners
Top attractions, top sights, archaeological sites, museums, monasteries, beaches, picturesque places, special places, photos, panoramic photos, virtual tours, etc.
Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Caves, mountain caves, etc.
The history of Andros begins before 3,000 BC. The island took its name from Andros, the grandson of Apollo or Dionysus, who first inhabited the island. Andros then left the island after a rebellion of its inhabitants and founded the city of Andandros in Troad. There is another version for the name of the island, according to which the name …
EVENTS ARCHITECTURE The architecture in Andros does not obey strict rules of Cycladic traditional building. Typical Aegean houses coexist with neoclassical buildings, Venetian tower houses and stone houses. The types of houses that one meets in Andros are the makrynari, various types of towers and tower houses, rural houses in various forms and typical mansions of captains and merchants. Other …
HIKING ROUTES The natural relief of Andros with the successive horizontal ridges that allow one to cross the island from east to west, and at the same time make communication between its northern and southern parts difficult, has contributed to the creation of a network of paved cobblestones and paths, the which, with many branches, can connect the NW with …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Photographs and Images, monument photographs, beautiful photographs, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.