andros_route_logo DAY 4 : 10,3 km/3.5-4 hrs walking

  • From Arni to Prophet Ilias-Vourkoti & Apikia

    One of the most impressive routes of Andros from the wooded valley of Arni towards the mountainous village of Vourkoti, Katakalei and Apikia, partly extending on the ridge of the highest mountain range of Andros-Kouvara. The forested parts, the beautiful settlements, the impressive views towards the coastline and the mountainous terrain of Andros offer unique changes of scenery

  • Way marking


  • Starting/ending point - Transportation

    Starting point : map point 4 Arni/Virgin Mary church

    Ending point : map point5 Apikia/square

    By taxi- approx. 20 € from Batsi to Arni (Price level 2016)

    Taxis from Gavrio: +30 2282 0 71561, Taxis from Batsi : +30 2282 0 41081, from Chora : +30 2282 0 22171

  • Drinkable water

    at Arni, Vourkoti, Katakalei, Apikia

  • max/min altitude & difficulty level

    362/997 m

    activity-icon-hiking    moderate with some difficult parts longDistanceHikingTrail.small

  • Route condition

    open & fully way marked

  • Accommodation & Food

    accommodation : at Apikia

    restaurants : at Vourkoti (only during summer) & Apikia

Useful tips

  • this route should be better avoided when it is cloudy (chance of fog) or when windy (the mountain ridge although with beautiful views is quite exposed)
  • when in Apikia take detour 2a to visit the beautiful waterfalls of Pythara