Alonissos is a special island gifted with non-identical natural beauty, as it pulses with mysterious sea caves, unlimited sandy beaches, revitalizing verdant sites and crystal clear waters. However, apart from its natural sites, Alonissos has amazing human creations, such as traditional houses, several churches and monasteries as well as other interesting sites that lie under the unique insular mentality that veils all.
Located in the heart of the famous Sporades Islands cluster, at the Aegean Sea, opposite the coastlines of Evia and Thessalia, the island of Alonissos, which is the largest island of the insular complex, covers an area of 64 sq. km., a coastline of 64 km and has approximately 3.000 inhabitants.
The island of Alonissos is mainly famous for the amazing sea park, the first in Greece, which hosts various rare animal species, offering them a heaven on earth. Furthermore, Alonissos, being a secluded island with natural beauties, is considered to be an ideal resort for combining peaceful holidays with natural living.
Alonissos or Hora, which is the old capital of the island, is built on a hill at a distance of 20 minutes from the port. Patitiri, the new capital and port of the island, which is a town that has been declared scheduled, is a much-frequented resort that pulses with tourism. Moreover, Votsi, a new settlement with lush verdure and sandy beaches, Steni Vala, a popular region with anchorage as well as the surrounding islets, are definitely worth a visit.
If you are interested in spending your holidays in the heart of a peaceful and natural environment, visit the island of Alonissos is order to enjoy an unforgettable experience.