Two-day Pilgrimage Tour in Andros

  • Ζωοδόχος Πηγή

Πληροφορίες - Info

Περιγραφή - Description

Day 1
Morning departure by bus to RAFINA and boarding for ANDROS. Arrival on the island of modern culture and natural contrasts. Leaving the GAVRIO port, we head to the other side of the island to visit the monastery of Panachrantou on the northern slopes of Mount Gerakones. Then we will go to HORA, which is built on a peninsula between two large beaches and has a long history. There, after walking through its narrow scenic streets (optional visit to the Maritime Museum), we will reach the remnants of the Venetian castle on the small island that joins the land with a stone bridge. Optional visit to the Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art with works by prominent Greek and foreign artists. Visit to the Holy Monastery of Agios Nikolaos in Vounenos, located on the mountain slope in the location of Hours, just after Apikia, north of Chora. The sculpture of the Virgin of the Blacherns is kept in the monastery. Right after we leave for BATSI. Late in the afternoon, arrive in Gaurio and arrange for our hotel.
Day 2
Check out early in the morning to visit the largest monastery of Andros, the Zoodochos Pigi Monastery. It is said that during the Byzantine years it was a school and became a monastery in 842 by the Empress Theodora. In the afternoon departure of the ship from Andros to Rafina and return.