Less than two hours from the mainland,
Andros is a the northernmost of the Cyclades islands, and boast unspoiled natural beauty in abundance.
As well as numerous sandy beaches and crystal clear, turquoise seas, you will find mountain ranges alternating with fertile plains, rocky coastline and lush vegetation.
In ancient times it was named Hydroussa because of its abundant fresh water springs.
The island has a prestigious naval past, and the capital, Hóra (45km)
has been home to many famous Greek captains and ship owners. There is also and there is a remarkable amount of ancient, medieval and neoclassical architecture to admire, such as the prehistoric settlement of Pláka (46km).