Scattered with forests, orchards and meadows, with a coastline of many delightful coves.

Description

Those taking Alonissos holidays will be bowled over by the charm of this beautiful Greek island. Begin your holiday in Patitiri, a delightful town set in a serene bay and protected by steep cliffs. The area has a bustling harbour, with a selection of shops, tavernas and bars that sure to please those taking holidays to Alonissos.

If you dream of holiday destinations complete with stunning views and lush landscapes ripe for exploration, a holiday in Alonissos could be just what you're looking for. Holidays on this Greek island provide holidaymakers with many opportunities to appreciate nature at its most enthralling. Utilise wonderful walking trails to traverse a lovely green island scattered with forests, orchards and meadows. What's more, adventurous holidaymakers can indulge in a little exploration of Alonissos' many coves just waiting to be discovered.

Holidaymakers should be prepared to be bowled over by the charm of Alonissos'. Begin your holiday in Patitiri, a delightful town set in a serene bay and protected by steep cliffs. There, you'll uncover one of Alonissos' many bustling harbours, each offering a selection of shops, tavernas and bars that sure to please people on holiday.

After a pleasurable day of sightseeing or repose on one of Alonissos' exquisite beaches, holidaymakers can indulge in delicious local cuisine by dining in one of the many fine fish restaurants found on the island.

Alonissos also boasts its own Marine Park, established to protect endangered marine wildlife such as the monk seal, and has been awarded with a special "ECO Island" status - making Alonissos the ideal holiday destination for people interested in communing with nature.

Holidays on the island of Alonissos provide holidaymakers the opportunity to appreciate nature at its most enthralling. Alonissos has some wonderful walking trails that traverse the island scattered with lush green forests, orchards and meadows. If you're in search of holidays with some adventure than Alonissos has many coves just waiting to be discovered.

Beaches

Agios Dimitrios is a horseshoe shaped beach with fantastic turquoise coloured water. Leftos Gialos beach is another outstanding beach with crystal clear waters and with a lush tree lined coastal area. Megalos Moutitias beach is absolutely beautiful and is an ideal for relaxing, for families Tzorti Gialo is recommended because of its shallow waters and good tourist facilities.

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Transport

Boat: It is the main mode of transportation in the island. A fleet of water taxis serves the main beaches, with larger boats sailing around Alonissos and further north to the deserted islands of the Marine Park.

Bus: There is a bus service between Patitiri and the Old Town from June to September, ranging from four buses daily to nine or twelve in the high season.

Taxi: There are only a few taxis in Alonissos but other modes of transport are cheaper and easier to find.

Bicycle: Renting a bike during your Alonissos holidays is a wonderful way of getting around and great way to see the island, however the island is quite steep so you'll need to be quite fit.

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