Gavrio Village in Andros
Information About Gavrio
Gavrio Village Andros: Gavrio is part of the municipality of Hydroussa. It is the only active port connecting Andros to Rafina, and it is located on the west coast of the island. Gavrio was a fishing village until 20 years ago, when it started to slowly develop its tourist infrastructures. Restaurants, taverns, bars, cafeterias, hotels, camping, rooms for rent, tourist offices, car and motorbike hiring offices and many shops welcome the visitor, making it easier for him to enjoy his holidays.
The main settlement of Gavrio can be quite simple and picturesque when the port traffic calms down. Gavrio is the starting point of excursions towards the north of the island on search of fine sandy beaches and picturesque villages.
Towards the south of Gavrio some golden beaches can be found as well as the amazing old tower of Agios Petros. From Gavrio one can reach the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi, many fine sandy beaches, and some villages such as Fellos, Makrotantalos, Amolochos, which used to be the capital of the area during Turkish occupation, Chartes, Varidi, Kalivari, Ano Agios Petros, Yides, Kalokerini and Vitali.