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Exciting sites to visit for the archaeology enthusiasts

Andros offers several wonderful ancient sites. In Paleopoli, you can visit two of the most interesting sites on the island: the Ancient City of Andros and the Geometric Settlement of Zagora, where visitors can see the remains of various structures, including houses, walls, and gates.  Paleopoli also has an archaeological museum which displays various artifacts, rock paintings of animals, ships and linear designs which have been unearthed. The Tower of Agios Petros in Gavrio, is one of the best-preserved ancient towers in Greece. Its indoor area contains a spiral staircase that connects 5 levels.  Ancient Ispili is located on a hill near the town of Batsi, and includes a number of structures.

A cultural tourist destination

The globally acknowledged Museum of Modern Art, managed by the Goulandris Foundation, houses unique collections of the finest painters and sculptors from Greece and abroad, including Fassianos, Tsarouchis, Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Chagall to name a few. The archaeological museums in the Chora and Paleopolis represent the ancient history of the island with their exhibits. The Cyclades Olive Museum is a fine example of a small pre-industrial, animal powered, olive oil producing unit that is worth visiting.

Andros is irresistible to nature lovers

Blessed with verdant vegetation and flowing streams Andros is the greenest and most fertile island in the Cyclades. In comparison to the rest of the Cyclades it rains a lot and there are numerous rivers, streams, springs and waterfalls.

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International Festival of Andros

Andros island identified in the international art scene, dynamically enters summer cultural map of the country, thanks to an outdoor theater in the heart of the traditional settlement of Chora and is hosted in August . International Andros Festival, with performances of ancient drama from Epidaurus and concerts of major Greek singers alongside appearances by distinguished artists from Andros. The new cultural institution is headed as artistic director of the award-winning Greek director Pantelis Voulgaris.

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