Alonnisos

Alonnisos

Do you want to relax? We have found your island!

 

Alonissos is an Aegean island, which belongs to the island complex of Sporades and is the ideal destination for a truly relaxing holiday! The island is surrounded by many beaches with crystal blue and crystal clear waters, by picturesque villages in its interior and lush vegetation, while at the same time it offers its visitors the opportunity to try a variety of activities and enjoy the unique marine ecosystem that has been created - the National Marine Park of Alonissos.

 

View from Chora in Alonnisos

Chora Alonnisos

View from the village Chora in Alonnisos

What makes Alonissos the ideal island for relaxation?

If what you are looking for from your holiday is total relaxation then Alonissos is what you are looking for. That's because it offers everything you want from your holiday: Swimming, sightseeing, culture, good food and contact with nature that calms you down.

 

 

Steni Vala Alonnisos

Beaches in Alonnisos

Whether you like organised or unspoilt beaches, Alonissos covers all requirements. The same if you are looking for sandy beaches and shallow waters or pebbles and deep-water bays.

Agios Dimitrios, Glyfa, Leftos Gialos, Tzortzi Gialos, Kokkinokastro and Chrisi Milia

are among the largest and most famous beaches on the island. They are followed by the smaller and more picturesque Spartini, Votsi, Rousoum Gialos, Megalo and Mikros Mourtias. If you stay for days you can swim at a different beach every day. It is worth it!

 

 

Chrisi Milia beach Alonnisos

Chrisi Millia beach Alonnisos

Agios Petros beach Alonnisos

Agios Petros Alonnisos

Agios Dimitrios Beach Alonnisos

Agios Dimitrios beach Alonnisos

Glyfa Beach Alonnisos

Glyfa beach Alonnisos

Sightseeing in Alonnisos

The fishing villages of Alonissos, with Patitiri at the centre, developed around picturesque little harbours, offer excellent views of the calming Aegean Sea, and of course local delicacies and fresh fish that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. A stroll through their cobbled alleys generously gives you the Aegean energy and takes you away from the daily routine.

 

 

Patitiri Alonissos

Patitiri Alonnisos

Culture

The cultural footprint of the Alonnisos island  is strong. You can visit its Historical and Folklore Museum, in Patitiri, and learn a lot about the history and culture of the place. If you are now venturing into scuba diving, don't miss to visit the Underwater Museum of Peristera which is the first of its kind in Greece.

From then on, churches and picturesque chapels abound on the island. The most famous ones are the Church of Christ, Agios Athanasios and Agios Georgios, while there is also the Monastery of Panagia.

If you manage a local holiday, especially on 25 July and 15 August the spectacle of the related festivals organised by the locals will reward you appropriately. Religion, culture, taste and dance come together creating unforgettable memories for visitors.

 

Full of colors church in Alonnisos

Food - What you can eat in Alonnisos

What to say about the food of Alonissos! Tradition blends harmoniously with authenticity and gastronomy, elevating the local flavours. But it's best to try for yourself...

 

Nature in Alonnisos

The natural beauty of the island is unparalleled. Mountains and sea satisfy even the most demanding visitor. Hiking, diving, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and other activities bring you very close to nature and its creations and act as a stress reliever.

And the Marine Park of Alonissos hosts a rare marine ecosystem with rich flora and fauna and of course the famous Mediterranean seal Monachus monachus. So don't leave if you don't visit it!

 

Steni Vala AlonnisosSteni Vala in Alonnisos

In conclusion

Alonissos will undoubtedly conquer you with its natural beauty and the warm hospitality of its inhabitants. The moments you will spend swimming in its cool waters, and tasting its pure local products will be unforgettable and most importantly will allow you to escape from the routine of your daily routine and really relax.

One thing is for sure, when you leave the island, you will want to visit it again.

After all, that's what everyone does. 

 

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Category: Trips , General
Interest: Top destinations in Greece, Beach destinations in Greece
November 07, 2022
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