Tag: Alonissos

Greece's 'Parthenon of underwater museums' inaugurated 1

Greece’s ‘Parthenon of underwater museums’ inaugurated

A first-of-its-kind underwater museum, at the site of an ancient shipwreck off the uninhabited islet of Peristera, near Alonissos island, was inaugurated on Saturday. The unique opening ceremony was held in the…

Alonissos: Travelling to a Purer Greece 3

Alonissos: Travelling to a Purer Greece

Although I wasn’t even born then, I imagine that 50s/60s Greek islands looked pretty much as Alonissos does today. The pine-clad and serene island with each beach very different from the other…

Greece's Top 10 Family Holiday Hotspots 11

Greece’s Top 10 Family Holiday Hotspots

Anywhere you visit in Greece – mainland and islands both – there are incredible places to enjoy with your family, offering you all you may need – tranquility, a hefty handful of…

Greece to open its first Underwater Archaeological Museum in Alonissos 22

Greece to open its first Underwater Archaeological Museum in Alonissos

Greece is set to open its first underwater archeological museum as authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera to be visitable through guided…

Greek island amongst world’s most sustainable destinations 24

Greek island amongst world’s most sustainable destinations

The northern Sporades island of Alonissos has been nominated again and listed among the world’s top 100 leading sustainable destinations, a distinction awarding efforts of international tourism locations for responsible and sustainable…