Alonnisos

Alonnisos Travel Guide – Best of Alonnisos Island: History, beaches, places to visit & more.   …Alonnisos has a stronger scent of pine and wild oregano in its air than almost any [...]

Alonnisos – general

Alonnisos Alonnisos has a stronger scent of pine and wild oregano in its air than almost any other island. Its waters are limpid, its forests intact, and its coastline—indented with enchanting [...]

Alonnisos – history

History Some of the earliest evidence found so far of human presence in the Aegean area, dating from c. 10,000 bc, has been unearthed in the ‘Cave of the Cyclops’ on the island of Gioura to the [...]

Alonnisos – PATITIRI

Patitiri The name of the island’s main harbour reveals something of the history of the island. A ‘patiti­rion’ is a place where grapes are trodden. Like its larger neighbour, Skopelos, on which [...]

Alonnisos – Chora and environs

Alonnisos – Chora and environs A severe earthquake in March 1965, of magnitude 6.3, damaged over 80 per cent of the buildings on Alonnisos: it caused seismic waves in the sea which were [...]