Korthi is located at the South side of Andros island. It has two mountain regions, the first one which is at the North side of the island, is called “Gerakones” and the other one is called “Rahi”. In between these two mountain regions, there is the green valley of Korthi, and also a dominant gulch which is located at “Dipotamata” area. This gulch has vast amounts of running waters and numerous of watermills. To continue, at this area there is also the Castle of “Faneromenis” which exists since the medieval ages and has a breathtaking sew view.
In the area you can find many sandy beaches and one of them is the “grias to pidima” beach. You can find many other beaches, crowded or isolated are beautiful and close to each other.
If you will follow the paths you will have the opportunity to admire windmills, watermills, monasteries, bridges, and beautiful traditional houses with big flowered balconies.
We will start our trip from Aedonia which an area is located few meters from the hotel. In this beautiful and traditional area, we will first visit an ancient temple of Agious Pantes, which is an amazing marble- made spring.
Then, we will have the opportunity to see a skew bridge and walk through the village of Korthi. After walking in Korthi we will reach the villages of Pano Mosiona, because these villages are now considered as architectural heritage monuments. Then, we will visit the wild stream of Mpourou which is surrounded with a group of watermills in the wild nature. Last, we will end our little journey at the Moni Panahrantous, an ancient monastery which hosts ancients temples and religious painting from the 18th century (the route has no signs).
In nowadays people want to leave their everyday routine, relax, learn new things, get rest, release their stress, feel free in the nature and get to know their bodies. For this reason, we offer lessons of new method for detoxing the body and release the pressure of our bodies, and it called QIGONG. QIGONG has deep routes from the traditional Chinese medical science. With this technique you will have the opportunity to learn how to breath, move with smooth movements and do techniques to maximize the energy in your bodies and in your minds.QIGONG can be done from young people to elders. Its practice happens mostly in morning hours, it last 1,5 hour and it can be schedule with an appointment.
Andros Routes are a huge part of Andro’s history.
These routes refer to people who love the walking through nature. Our island, our nature and our civilization invite everyone who has a passion on walking and exploring on the mountains, at the rivers or even to the unknown ancient sights. Explore and enjoy the beauty of all of our trails and routes, see old bridges, watermills, green valleys and even small waterfalls! You can also walk next to beautiful rivers at the areas of Achla, Vori and Pithara, or if you wish you can walk through Kserolithies and enjoy a breathtaking view, because some of the routes can lead you almost at the tops of our mountains.