Alonissos, a unique paradise in the middle of the sea!
Here you will discover a favorite vacation spot since Alonissos manages to combine in a unique way green landscapes with wonderful routes and wonderful beaches with crystal clear waters. It is no coincidence that the Mediterranean seal chose Alonissos as a permanent home, moving around the rocky coastline of the island and having a shelter-marine park to protect it.
The beautiful Old Town will give you one of the most beautiful sunsets in the Aegean and a beautiful route through the narrow streets and stone houses while Patitiri, the small picturesque port and capital of the island will captivate you with its simplicity.
In Alonissos you should not miss to dive in the green waters of the beach of Agios Dimitrios but also to visit the underwater museum to admire unique exhibits from a shipwreck of the 5th century B.C.
This is just a small taste of Alonissos that never boasts. The rest will be left to you to discover yourself to compose the ultimate scene of your own summer!
Enjoy the local cuisine of Alonissos
In this beautiful place there is no lack of flavors and popular dishes that are a daily pleasure for locals and visitors. We suggest you try Alonissos tuna, lobster spaghetti, shellfish, local goat, twisted cheese pie with goat cheese, hamalia (macaroon in a leaf sprinkled with icing and aroma of lemon or orange) but also fouskakia the local donuts.
Best time to visit Alonissos
An ideal time to visit Alonissos is during the summer season, from late May to mid-September where in addition to the beautiful beaches with turquoise waters you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful villages and the beauty of nature.
How to use transportation in Alonissos
Port transfer options
The port of Alonissos is Patitiri and is located in the southeast of the island. Alonissos is connected by ferry throughout the year with the port of Volos in mainland Greece as well as with the port of Mantoudi in Evia.
The trip by ferry Volos - Alonissos lasts 3.5-4 hours, while the duration of the journey from Mantoudi to Alonissos is around 2 hours. Skiathos with its international airport is the nearest island connection.
Other choices are the airports of Thessaloniki (about 200 klm from the port of Volos) and Athens (about 350 klm from Volos)
Alonissos offers many transportation options if you do not have your own means of transport.
There are bus services between Patitiri and the Old Town from June to September with daily services, but also a route to the port of Steni Vala. Transportation to Alonissos is also possible by taxi - which also operates by telephone - while there are several options for renting a vehicle.