Unlike the typical Cycladic scenery, in Andros, the blue sea blends with jagged rocks and lush green hills. It's an undiscovered gem.

Andros Museums

The main entrance of the Museum of Modern Art (Goulandris Foundation) in Chora of Andros.
photo: Zde / CC BY-SA 4.0

Museum of Contemporary Art Andros

Τhe first contemporary art museum in Greece. It hosts the work of various artists on a seasonal basis, and a small permanent collection.

A close up picture of an exhibit included in the collection of the Archaeological Museum of Andros.
photo: Zde / CC BY-SA 3.0

Archaeological Museum of Andros

The museum displays statues and other local excavation findings. There are excellent descriptions in English, so you have no excuse to skip it.


Andros Maritime Museum

It hosts an interesting exhibition with items that will enlighten you about the island's naval history and its inhabitants.

Andros Things to Do

A small waterfall in the Dimosari Gorge close to Karystos among grey granite.
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Dimosari Gorge

Lenosei Evia

The Dimosari Gorge is a 10 kilometers exciting hiking trail through lush forest by running waters. If you're lucky, you may encounters wildlife.

A wooden sign showing the distance in minutes between the hiking destinations on the island of Andros.
photo: A.avramop

Hiking in Andros Trails

Among the top European hiking destinations, the island received in 2015 the quality certification “Leading Quality Trails- Best of Europe”.


Cape Cavo D'Oro

Cape Caphereus is notoriously known for its harsh weather and its numerous shipwrecks. Better approach it from land via the trail in spring or autumn.

Andros Why visit?

  • Hiking destination with over 20 marked trails that exceed 180 km.
  • An island of noble families and artists with a rich maritime past.
  • A place with high-end quality services.

Andros Beaches


Agios Petros (St. Peter) Beach

Agios Petros is a fine-sand, windy beach with a somewhat peppy atmosphere thanks to its beach bar. There is also plenty of undeveloped space.


Batsi (Mpatsi) Beach

At Batsi, hills and geography protect the sandy beach from strong winds. This stunning place has bars, taverns, and markets nearby without being touristy.