1. Greece
  2. Cyclades
  3. Paleopolis, Andros
  4. Iera Moni Agias Marinas Androu

Batsi: 5-Hour Andros Monasteries Tour

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Explore 3 great monasteries on Andros Island throughout a 5-hour half-day sightseeing tour. Visit the monasteries of Aghia Marina, Aghia Irene, Aghios Nikolaos and the capital of Andros, Chora, on a journey through history and culture.
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Duration: 5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the Aghia Marina Monastery
  • Marvel at the Aghios Nikolaos Monastery
  • Encounter the Aghia Eirini Monastery
  • Explore the capital of Andros, Chora
  • See Paleopolis, the old capital of Andros
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Your tour begins at the office in Batsi in the morning. From there, you will head to the southern part of the island where where you will pass by the villages of Aprovato and Aghia Eleousa. Your first small stop will be at the ancient capital of Andros, Paleopolis, where you will learn the history of ancient Andros and can also make the most of some great photo opportunities.

On the way to your next stop, you will pass through the villages of Pitrofos and Stavropeda. Your second stop will be at the Aghia Marina Monastery, which is a wondrous image. You will then head to the Aghios Nikolaos Monastery, where you will see the images and the remains of holy men. You will also learn the history and the wonders of the monastery from the local monks.

Your next stop will be to the Aghia Irene Monastery, which is a newly and fully restored monastery. Your final stop will be to the capital of Andros, Chora. There you will walk at the lovely alleys, the statue of the Unseen Sailor, the Venezian castle, and the lovely churches. You will finally have 45 minutes of free time, after which you will return back to Batsi.
Includes
  • Tour leader
  • Water
  • Map of Andros
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The pickup point is at the Vlm Travel office.

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From US$ 47.26 per person