Andros is an island of the Cyclades. Apart from the sandy beaches, there are rocky coastlines and mountain ranges. The largest towns are Andros , Gavrio, Batsi, and Ormos Korthiou.
At the capital of the island, Chora, there is a remarkable combination of medieval, neoclassical and island style evident in its houses. You can admire narrow streets, remarkable churches and museums, shops, cafes and restaurants. To top that beauty off, there is a Frankish castle on an islet connected to the main island with an arched stone bridge of the 13th century.
Enjoy the beautiful villages of Messaria and Faneromeni .Don’t forget to pay a visit at the monasteries of Zoodochos Pigi in Batsi and of Panagia Tomarhiani in Korthi.
The Cyclades Olive Museum is a fine example of a small pre-industrial, animal powered, olive oil producing unit that is definitely a must-see site.
The options for swimming are excellent. Some of the beaches you should visit are the Neiborio, Paraporti, Achla, Chalkolimionas, Fellos, the beach of St. Peter near Gavrio and Batsi, the main beach of Batsi, the main beach of Ormos, Grias Pidima beach and Plaka beach.