Project Description

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Visit 3 beautiful monasteries of Andros, Aghia Marina, Aghia Irene, Aghios Nikolaos including the lovely capital of Andros, Chora.

Those 3 monasteries are of great value and by visiting them you can have a great perspective about Andros history, culture and religion.

Inclusions

  Pick up and drop off service from Batsi
  English and Greek speaking local tour leader
  Free Wi Fi on board
  Free Map and bottle of water of the local Andros spring, Sariza
  Taxes and services fee

Exclusions

Gratuities (optional)
State licensed guide
Personal travel insurance (contact with us if you need)
Breakfast or lunch
Museum ticket

Useful Information

  Duration: 5 hours
  Max people: 8
  Starting time: 10:00 pm
  Pick up: Pick up service from Batsi
  Semi-independent tour
  Transportation by VIP Peugeot mini van
  Bring your camera. You may take a lot of photos.

Highlights

See the beautiful church and see the great dome of it
Visit the museums included in Aghia Irini such as museum of writing and museum of flore
Learn the history of the monastery from a theologian’s perspective
Visit the lovely and historical capital of Andros, Chora
Great photo opportunities
A polaroid photograph will be given to you to capture the moment
Save time and effort, let us drive you to discover Andros
Learn secret spots that in no tour guide book you can find.
Learn how a monastery used to work in Medieval ages and how it works now.

The tour starts from Batsi at 10:00 and you will firstly have a look of Palaiopolis from above and learn the history of the first capital of Andros. You will make your first stop at Aghia Marina monastery. There you will explore the monastery, learn about the tradition of the monastery and you can pray if you want. Your next stop will be at Aghios Nikolaos monastery where you can meet with the monks and learn about the monastery’s tradition. Your next stop will be at Aghia Irene monastery where you can visit its exciting museums such as Museum of writing, museum of flora etc. Then you will head to the capital of Andros, Chora where you will explore the lovely capital and also have free time until you return to Batsi.

I am staying at an AirBNB. Where can I get picked up from?

We cannot pick up clients from AirBNBs for our tours. If you are staying in Batsi then you can come by our offices here to start the tour.

What if it rains?

All our bus tours run regardless of weather. If we are forced to cancel an activity because of extreme weather conditions, you have the option to change date or switch activity or cancel and receive a refund.

What time is the pick-up time for the tours?

The pick-up time for all our tours is the same as the meeting time, indicated on your vouchers and our website. Please note that there may be a slight difference of 5-10 minutes between that time and the actual pick up time, depending on the number of pickups we have scheduled. Please be ready 10 minutes prior to your trip in order to facilitate that.

Can I bring my luggage inside your bus?

Yes you can! In case there is no room in our bus, we will drop off your luggage on our offices and you will be able to pick them up after the end of the tour.

How late can I make a booking?

You can make a booking with us literally at the last minute! Just keep in mind that there may be no seats left on the tour if you do that! We recommend booking at least one week in advance, in order to have the best chances of finding availability.

Which tours can I join on the same day?

We have split our tours. Morning and afternoon ones. Furthermore, all our tours visit different places. This way, you can combine any morning tour with any afternoon tour you wish.

Cancellations received within 5 days of the tour will incur a 50% penalty for each person.
Cancellations received within 2 days of the tour will incur a 100% penalty for each person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.