Alonissos is part of the Sporades archipelago in Greece and is the third largest island in the group. With its untouched natural beauty and tranquil atmosphere, this Greek island offers a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience for travelers.

The island is home to the National Marine Park of Alonissos, which was established to protect the endangered Mediterranean monk seal. Visitors can explore the park and catch a glimpse of these rare creatures in their natural habitat.

For beach lovers, Alonissos offers a variety of stunning beaches, both sandy and pebbly, that are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling. Some of the most popular beaches include Agios Dimitrios, Leftos Gialos, and Kokkinokastro.

In addition to its natural beauty, Alonissos also boasts a rich culinary scene. Visitors can indulge in fresh seafood, local delicacies, and traditional Greek dishes at the island’s tavernas and restaurants.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a combination of both, Alonissos is the perfect destination. Featuring unspoiled landscapes, charming villages, and warm hospitality, this hidden gem is sure to leave a lasting impression.

From Agios Konstantinos Port (Duration 4 hours) 160km (2 hours by car/bus) northwest of Athens .

From Volos Port (Duration 3 to 4 hours) 330km (3 h 30 min by car/bus) north of Athens .

From Mantoudi Port in Evia (Duration 40 min to 2 hours) 135km (2 hours by car/bus) north of Athens , as well as other islands of the Sporades such as Skiathos and Skopelos daily during the summer season . 

An alternative route is through Skiathos International Airport (JSI), which connects with European countries in the summer, then through ferry (Duration 90 min to 2 h 30 min) from Skiathos Port (2km south of JSI or 5 min by car/bus/taxi) .

Kokkinokastro Alonnisos
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