visitor can get to know the mainland and the Monasteries
of the island of Hydra with donkeys or by walking. There
is no other transportation to the Island. As a start point
of Saint Konstantinos of Hydra,
we follow the route, which leads to the Monastery of Prophet
It is a plain and beautiful man Monastery,
in where, Kolokotronis, the hero of Greek Revolution, was imprisoned.
During the route we meet a pine tree forest and in the place
of "Palion Kalograion" a woman Monastery.
In the courtyard of the Monastery of Prophet Elias there is
drinking water and stables.
The route from Hydra is easy and
it needs only 45 minutes. Near
the Monastery of Prophet Elias, is the woman Monastery of Saint
Not too far away from the Monastery of
Prophet Elias lies the
tallest mountain of Hydra, called Eros (598
meters), with a
wonderful view of the pelagos.
To the east side of Hydra is
located the Monastery of Virgin
Mary of Zoubras. It is a beautiful Monastery of 1814
with tremendous view.
order for someone to go to the woman Monastery of Saint
Nikolaos (17th century) he will walk
an easy route and from there he can admire the view.
beach of Molos starts a route which passes
by pine trees and ends to the place Episkopi,
an archaeological site.
Monasteries that Hydra has are the ones of Saint
Foteinis, Saint Matronas and Holy
of the lack of transportation in Hydra, we have to use sea
transportation and sea taxi in order to reach to the beaches
of the island. With boat or ship or sea taxi, we start from
the main port and we reach to the place Vliho.
As we continue west of Vlihos, we find the beautiful sandy
beach of Palamidas,
and after Zastani
we find the secluded beach of Saint Kiprianos.
Next we have got the beach of Molos, to the
south-west side of the island
and Kaoumithi, a beach with thick sand.
here we continue to cove Bisti, with the large
beach and close to it we can see the beautiful beach
of Saint George, surrounded
trees and to the hill there is its Church.
From the south west
of the island we also reach the cove
of Saint Nikolaos, where we can find a beautiful secluded
beach with clear waters and pebbles.
To the east we reach another
beach with pine trees, called Nisiza and
after that we reach
Klimaki and Limnioza, a most
beautiful beach. From the cove of Zoubra and to the southeast
and northeast side
of Hydra, we reach Mandraki,
with organized beach and hotel.
The round of the island, as
is being done
daily, with boat, starting from 11.00 in
the morning from
the main port.