Andros is the northernmost island of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea. Αccording to mythology the island got its name from Andros who was the grandson of Apollo and the son of the daughter of Dionysus. Τhe development of the island is due to shipping. The capital of the island is home to famous shipowners and captains in the eastern part of the island, it keeps its glamor intact. Its image is composed of neoclassical houses, plastered pedestrian streets and alleys together with restaurants and cafes. Α beautiful traditional settlement of the island that is worth visiting is the Korthio bay built in traditional colors around the eponymous shallow bay with the extensive beach. Be sure to buy traditional sweets and sausages and try the local dish called "frutalia" consists of an omelette with potatoes and sausages.