in East Mediterranean
This northernmost and second largest of the Cyclades Islands is also among the most beautiful ones. There are successive ranges of mountains with steep sides, rivers and mineral springs with famous sparkling medicinal waters, large valleys planted with olive, fig, orange and lemon trees as well as grape vines. Andros is a blend of rocky and green landscaping with superb beaches. Sights: Archaeological museum with finds from the Geometric, Classical, Roman and Byzantine periods, Museum of Modern Art, Nautical Museum, monasteries, Geometric and Byzantine temples, Andros town with neoclassical mansions. Delicacies: Almond pastries.