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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Alonissos Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Alonissos Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Alonissos Island area

This Alonissos Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Alonissos Island and surroundings

Greece - moving around the country

The busiest and most basic routes are air-conditioned. However, in remote regions, the bus service operates old vehicles. Buses from villages outside the resort areas run daily. The most remote settlements are serviced only 1-2 times a week. The cost of a bus ticket is about 4 euros per 100 kilometers. It is worth noting that most of the Greek cities are quite small, and they can be easily walked. Therefore, it makes sense to spend money on buses only for traveling between cities or for moving within such large cities as Athens, Patra, Thessaloniki or Kalamata. The railway is an alternative to buses. However, it is worth noting that the railroad doesn’t go through all regions of mainland Greece. Before Olympic Games, the country has repaired the roads and slightly expanded the route. Trains in Greece are represented by two classes. The difference between the first and second class that connect towns, is quite insufficient. Travelers don’t have to wait for the special comfort. … Open

Nature and parks of Greece

Vikos-Aoos National Park is also located in the Pindus Mountains, but it has a different terrain. The park includes Vikos Canyon, Aoos Gorge, and Mount Timfi. The place is unique in its beauty and features of the landscape. The gorge is even included in the Guinness Book of Records as the deepest in the world. The glacial Dragon Lake is on the slopes of Mount Timfi. According to local legends, in prehistoric times, these lands were inhabited by dragons, who fought. They threw rocks and stones at each other. This is how the unique relief of the park was created. Besides a huge number of amazing animals and plants, you can meet unusual settlements in the mountainous region of Zagori. … Open

Photogallery of Alonissos Island sights

Our guide to Alonissos Island

Traditions and mentality of Alonissos Island

One more way to turn a Greek against yourself is to say something unpleasant about Greece. Locals are great patriots. What's interesting, they love to criticize the government but they can't stand when foreigners do the same. If you want to win the favour of a Greek person, just pay a couple of compliments to the island and Greece. While communicating, remember that if a local asked you not to call him by the first … Open

Travel guide to Alonissos Island

Family travelers are also in love with Chrisi Milia Beach. The name of this sandy beach literally means “the Golden Appletree”. This area has a flat bottom and is rather shallow. Moreover, waves are rare there. Tourists, who crave for some romantic atmosphere, usually enjoy relaxing on Leptos Yialos. This beach is located in the bay with the same name. The coastal area looks incredibly attractive with crisp … Open

Alonissos Island for children - what to visit

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 … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Natural soap based on olive oil is very popular on Alonissos and in Greece. You can find it in souvenir shops, pharmacies and local supermarkets. The soap is not expensive and it has a lot of smells: from coffee to mint. Shampoos, lotions, creams and scrubs based on olive oil are also sold here. You should buy these products in pharmacies or specialized shops. However, it is cheaper on markets, but you can't be … Open

Best beaches

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 coastal area of the reserve is rich in rare marine life. Every day diving tours accompanied by experienced guides are arranged for park guests. Even experienced divers, who know good the nautical beauty, will be amazed in this … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

You should definitely visit local souvladzikos on Alonissos. They are kebab houses where you can taste souvlaki and gyro. Souvlaki is a local variant of kebab. It is considered to be one of the most ancient Greek dishes. Souvlaki can be made of lamb, chicken, seafood and even vegetables. It is grilled on a skewer and usually eaten straight off the skewer. Gyro is a local fast food. It is souvlaki in a pita, … Open - 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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