Andros Tops List of Greek Islands for German Tourists Seeking Thematic Vacations

    Astudy by, the largest German travel website focusing exclusively on Greek destinations, ranks Andros, a Cycladic isle in the Aegean Sea, at the top of the list of recommended islands for vacations with thematic experiences and without crowds in Greece.

    The feature describes Andros as a welcoming, picturesque, and diverse island. Its capital, Chora, is among the most beautiful in the Cyclades, with unique architecture that makes it appear like a fairy tale emerging from the deep blue sea.

    Visitors are inspired by numerous organized hiking trails and can choose from the island‘s wonderful sandy beaches for an exotic swim. Known as the island of sailors and captains, Andros also offers a rich gastronomic experience.

    The Municipality of Andros provided extensive information about the island’s offerings to the popular German media outlet with Nikos Moustakas, the Municipal Councilor for Tourism emphasizing that their goal is to present Andros as a lush, authentic oasis just two hours from the port of Rafina, on the eastern coast of Attica, offering diverse, high-quality, and affordable experiences. He also stressed that local authorities and island professionals are jointly promoting vacations beyond the peak summer months.

    Reflecting this effort, Andros’ performance outside the summer season is noteworthy. The Greek statistical authority’s (ELSTAT) data shows a 3.8% overall increase in the turnover of food service and accommodation businesses in the first quarter compared to 2023.