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Skiathos, Alonissos and Skopelos from Athens

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Athens and the Sporades Islands of Skiathos, Alonissos and Skopelos

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General Information About Alonissos

Alonissos is a small island in northern Greece. It has an area of ​​64.5 km2 and about 1,881 inhabitants (2011). Unlike other Greek islands, it stands out for its small size, cave towns, and lack of roads.

Although its soil is mountainous and rocky, Alonissos has multiple plantations of almond and olive trees, which makes the gastronomic experience of this destination unmissable.

In addition, it is known worldwide for its natural landscapes, where vegetation and crystal-clear waters take center stage.

If you are looking for a cozy place to relax and enjoy nature, Alonissos is a very good option for you to consider.

Where is Alonissos located?

The island of Alonissos, along with its neighbors Skiathos and Skopelos, make up the Sporades archipelago, in the north of the Aegean Sea. Hence the name by which they are known, the "Northern Sporades".

The distance between Athens and Alonissos is 138 km, so you can visit it from there by ferry.

Travel to Alonissos

The only way to get to Alonissos is by ferry. You can take a flight to other nearby destinations, such as Athens or Thessaloniki, and from there take a cruise to the island.

In turn, to go from the port of the island of Alonissos to the city center, we recommend you do it on foot since it is a small island and the distances will not be excessively long.

The best months to visit Greece, in general, are from April to June or from September to October, since the weather during this time is warm and you can enjoy long sunny days.

The number of days to visit Alonissos depends on the activities you want to do there. We recommend you allocate between 3-4 days to enjoy the days at the beach, the gastronomic proposals, and the water activities.

However, going for a day to the island of Alonissos is enough to get to know its main attractions.

Eating in Alonissos

On the island of Alonissos, you can eat different dishes from fresh fish from the Aegean and Mediterranean. The island also specializes in harvesting fruits, almonds, olives, and figs, among other options.

Much of the food in Alonissos, as in the rest of Greek gastronomy, is grilled or fried.

A famous Alonissos cheese is called mizithra, a soft goat cheese that is often served fried.

Another unique dish is the loukoumades, a donut made with water, flour, and yeast that the locals fry in olive oil.

In addition, you can enjoy typical Greek sweets and desserts. Don't forget to try the delicious Greek breakfast, its olive oils, and a rich local wine!

Water Activities in Alonissos

On the island of Alonissos, you can do all kinds of water activities in the permitted areas.

Among them, we highlight the boat trip through the Sporades Islands of Greece, snorkeling off the coast of a beach in Alonissos, or diving and exploring the gorgonian garden, located 40 meters deep in the Mediterranean.

A very beautiful area to visit if you do diving in Alonissos is the blue cave.

Hiking in Alonissos

Being a small island, it is possible to explore Alonissos on foot. We recommend that you start from two very important towns in the south of the island, such as Patitiri or Chora, and from there follow the marked trails to Steni Vala, a beautiful fishing center on the north coast.

In case you want to get to know Alonissos in one day, you should keep in mind that it will take around seven hours. In the end, you will find a change in the landscape and a cedar forest surrounding Steni Vala.

Alonissos Marine National Park

Also known as the North Aegean Marine Park, it is the first national part of Greece, which belongs to the largest marine protected area (MPA) on the European continent.

There you can find different marine species such as the Mediterranean monk seal, the short-beaked dolphin, or Eleonora's falcon.

On its shores, you can also spot the old shipwreck of the island of Alonissos.

Threshing Festival in Alonissos

It is a ceremony that takes place annually during the month of July throughout the island of Alonissos, especially in the ancient capital, Chora. The locals seek to show the old customs of the island, whether from gastronomic and craft proposals to theatrical performances or Greek dances.

There is also a demonstration of the island's typical threshing kitchen, as well as a dish made from broken wheat, specific to the festival, called tarhana and made in large popular pots.

Its recipe will transport you to ancient times. During this festival, you will see many natives wearing traditional Greek garments.

Tourist Packages to Alonissos

Alonissos is an island little known among foreign tourists, but it can offer you all kinds of attractions. Due to its proximity to other destinations in the Aegean Sea, it is included in different travel packages in Greece.

You can take into account proposals to visit the Sporades Islands from Athens, such as Ikos, Clio, or Nymph.

Greca also offers packages that combine Greek destinations, which stop at Alonissos, as is the case with Trains and Boats.

Everything will depend on your possibilities and needs. Don't wait any longer to choose your own adventure!

01
How much does a trip to Greece cost?

This will depend on the number of days you decide to visit the country and the type of tour package you want to hire. In general, the net cost for a fortnight in Greece without amenities is around €1,500.

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What month is the cheapest to travel to Greece?

The months between November and April are the cheapest to travel to Greece.

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What is the best time to travel to Greece?

We recommend you visit Greece between the months of June and September when the days are long and you can enjoy the sun and warm temperatures. This is ideal if you plan to travel to the coast of Turkey and spend a beach holiday.

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Requirements to visit Alonissos

You must have a 6-month passport to enter Greece, a negative COVID-19 test, and a vaccination certificate.

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Sleep in Alonissos

The best area to stay in Alonissos is undoubtedly the capital of the island, Patitiri, due to its availability of accommodation, geographic location, and the number of services it offers. However, the town of Chora is also recommended if you are looking for a place further away from the city.

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Early accommodation in Alonissos

If you are looking to stay more than one day on the island of Alonissos, we recommend you book your accommodation about 3-4 months in advance, since the demands of tourists are moderate and the prices vary considerably according to the proximity to the date of arrival. entry.

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Book in Alonissos

To book your trip to Alonissos, you can contact one of Greca's sales representatives or contact us through our official page, completing the form on your site and date of interest.

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