The second largest island of Cyclades
It is by far the greenest of all the Cycladic islands and is famous for its numerous springs (the most famous being the «Sariza spring» and the beautiful clean beaches with fine white sand. An island that is still keeping its traditional character far from the exaltation of the industrial touristic development. Andros island has a great deal to offer to the tourists. On touring the island the tourist comes across charming villages set picturesquely on the mountainside as well as the numerous springs with the crystal waters.
He can visit the archeological places of the island the famous Museums, marvelous Byzantine Monasteries and can savor the delicious taste of the local cooking, as well as the specialty of almond sweets and fruit sweets called in Greek «spoon sweets» (Glyka koutaliou). To visit the picturesque capital of Andros -Chora- to enjoy her beauty to wonder and admire the cleanliness of its streets and the grandeur of its buildings which gives a tone of nobility and grace to the town. To feel the real relaxation in the quiet and peaceful place of the village of Korthion and to continue the round of pleasures and entertainment in the cosmopolitan Batsi. But most of all to enjoy the many clean beaches of the island with the golden sand or small white pebbles and to swim in the crystal clear blue water of Aigeon.To go fishing in the dent elated bays or enjoy the water-sports such as windsurfing, water-skiing, sea-bikes etc.
The island having a coastline of many kilometers comes to present continuous interchanges of craggy rocks and sandy bays, green valleys leading to old churches and Byzantine Monasteries. The access to most of this places is easy by car on asphalt paved roads or well preserved earth-roads. Inaccessible shores which the visitor could reach by a draft or on foot. The tourists will love the nobility of Andros inhabitants, being sailors, farmers, as well as well-known ship owners and famous intellectual people having the island as their second birthplace.
In Batsi of Andros you will feel the expanse of Galazio in Greece. A worm hospitable place «Villa Galazio» is ready to make your vacations unforgettable.