In Andros you will come across a Cycladic island different from the others. The mountains, the rivers, the forests, the rocky coastline, and the different architecture are some of the elements that make it stand out. In Andros you will arrive by boat. The port of Gavrio is located in a bay on the northwest side of the island and has regular connections with Rafina and the surrounding islands. Gavrio is 32 km away from Andros Town, the capital of the island, which you can reach by renting a car from Imperial Car Rental Andros.
The country of Andros, on the southeastern side of the island, is built on a small peninsula. You will be impressed by this long strip of land in the sea, ending at the Monument of the Bright Sailor, which connects to the small island where the Venetian castle is built and continues on the rocky island where the Tourlite Lighthouse is located. Chora, the home of captains and shipowners, differs from the rest of the Cycladic cities and stands out for its neoclassical mansions, its picturesque alleys, its monuments and its museums.
It is surrounded by verdant gorges, but also two sandy beaches, Neiborio and Paraporti. In Andros you will find other interesting beaches. With your rental car from Imperial Car Rental, head south to Gavriou to find yourself in the famous Batsi, the starting point of the tourist development in Andros where you will find taverns and bars that point to the region's intense nightlife, but also everything that the visitor needs in order to get comfortable on his vacation.
There you will find a beautiful, green, sheltered and organized beach, ideal for families and lovers of water sports. Near Gavrio, you will find Agios Petros, the village with the largest beach on the island. A large beach with fine sand, rocks, water sports and views of the islands facing the beach. There you will find everything that the visitor needs for his comfortable stay.
With the rental car from Imperial Car Rental Andros, head north, where Kato Fellos, a picturesque village of Andros, has one of the most beautiful beaches. Going down the hill, you will find yourself in a bay with armiriki and fine sand of crystal clear waters, which predisposes for moments of relaxation. In Borth Korthi, on the southeast side of Andros, you will find a beautiful village with a small boat harbor, a remarkable tourist infrastructure and many activities.
Enjoy your walk in the nearby villages where you will find many archaeological and folk monuments, walk to Faneromeni Castle and the medieval Mussyon, enjoy nature walks along ravines and rivers with arched bridges. In Korthi, Imperial Car Rental's experienced staff can rent the vehicle of your choice. In the same area, you will find many and distinct beaches. Among them is a famous beach, for its beauty, but also for its myth.
It took the name of Gris the Pidimas because of the rock that, if seen from some angle, reminds the profile of an elderly man with a scarf on the head. Some narratives of the region want the old lady to jump from a tall rock and stone because he made the mistake of opening a castle gate and invading the Turks and another version wants to run to escape from the Turks who chased her and preferred to suicide from falling into their hands.
Whatever you choose, the beach is unique and you will definitely enjoy it. Enjoy all that your stay in Andros can offer, from its unique beaches to its great history as it is recorded in its museums and monuments. Choose to make it easy to move to the beauties of the island by renting a car from Imperial Car Rental.