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Alonissos Island

Family trip to Alonissos Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Alonissos is a small peaceful island in the Sporades group. There are not many tourists because the earthquake in Chora in 1965 slowed down the development of tourism. Despite the fact that the Greek middle class come here in high season, you will easily find a secluded place and you can book a room in every hotel in winter or summer. Curious and active children will definitely love the island because its main peculiarity is virgin nature.
Despite the fact that Alonissos was inhabited long ago, it didn't play an important role in the events of Antiquity and Middle Ages. Leaders changed one after another, one era followed … Open
The island is a part of the National Marine Park which was established in 1992 in order to protect monk seals and other sea inhabitants. You should definitely take your child to a sightseeing tour where he can explore local sea animals. You shouldn’t promise to your child that he will see a seal, but the waters of Alonissos are rich with different species which you can see in the sea.
If your child wants to feel the spirit of adventure, be sure to visit uninhabited nearby islands. Peristera is an absolutely empty island, it is only visited by tourists who want to have a picnic here. Moreover, you can put up tents and make a fire here. But you should know that there is a special place for fires, it is called «Barbecue Bay». Kyra Panagia is one more deserted island, where you can admire two monasteries. One of them still functions. You can also show Gioura to your child, but you can admire it only from the sea. It is prohibited to land on the island, but famous Polyphemus cyclops lived here long ago. Copyright
Alonissos is not the biggest island of the Aegean sea. However, those who enjoy long walks will find routes of different difficulty and length. You can reach Chora in less than an hour, … Open
Psathoura is famous for a huge lighthouse which is the biggest in the Aegean Sea. You can visit Skantzoura and admire the ruins of a monastery. Furthermore, the island is full of wild animals. In short, there are a lot of amazing places on Alonissos which will give an unforgettable experience to your child. Every child will be happy to feel like Robinson Cruson and explore an uninhabited piece of land. Moreover, young naturalists will be amazed by the rich Greek flora and fauna.
You should definitely show the ruins of Ikos ancient town to your child. The remains can be found at Kokkinokastro beach. A unique prehistorical village was found not far from the ruins. It is the oldest village of those which were found on the Aegean Islands. You can not only introduce your child to the Greek history but also show the work of archaeologists to him. The best place where you can become acquainted with the life and manners of local inhabitants is Mavrikis Folklore Museum in the capital of the island. It was established in 2000 and the museum displays local works of art. Moreover, you will find traditional costumes, weapons and different items from the past of Alonissos.
The island features picturesque beaches, for many visitors of Alonissos they become major holiday destinations. The grounds of National Marine Park never cease to attract fans of diving. The … Open
Alonissos is a perfect place for walking. The most important thing is to choose a route which won't be difficult for your child. Otherwise, he will be too exhausted to admire the main attractions. There are more than 10 footpaths on the island. If your child likes sandy beaches, you should better go to Vithisma. Pebble beaches of Alonissos are picturesque too. Be sure to visit Votsi, Roussoum Yalos and Chrissi Milia. The last one is crowded in summer but this place is perfect for swimming with little children. Glyfa Beach is good for fans of snorkelling. In Steni Vala Harbour you can admire different luxurious yachts.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Alonissos Island and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Alonissos Island
♥   Amusement park 'Ta Aidonakia Luna Park' , 125.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Allou Fun Park' , 134.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Alonissos Island
♥   Zoo 'Zoological Park of St Paul' Thessaloniki, 132.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in Greece

You can look into Aqua Land water park on Corfu. There are dozens of various slides, several swimming pools and an outdoor jacuzzi. Adults like the kamikaze coaster, which is one of the most extreme rides in Greece. A large number of tropical plants grow in the park, so it literally drowns in the picturesque greenery. There is another large water park, WaterLand, in Thessaloniki. There are numerous water slides and rides. Guests can go through an artificial storm in one of the pools, or sit a restaurant or bar. There is also a basketball court, courts for tennis, and a football field. Events with famous Greek performers and thematic performances for children and adults are frequently held there. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Alonissos Island

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Alonissos Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Alonissos Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Alonissos Island for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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