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Greece’s Natural Beauty, Rich History United in Island Paradise of Alonissos

According to National Geographic Travel, the Greek island of Alonissos is one of the top travel destinations for 2021. The idyllic island was specifically chosen as the leading voice in travel and exploration aims to highlight sustainable and climate-friendly...

Underwater Archaeological Museum off Alonissos Wins European Award

The Underwater Archaeological Museum of Peristera, off the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos, which has attracted attention all over Europe, has now won a prestigious European honor for its unique offerings and the sustainable way in which they are...

Greece’s Natural Beauty and Rich History Come Together in Island Paradise of Alonissos

According to National Geographic Travel, the Greek island of Alonissos is one of the top travel destinations for 2021. The idyllic island was specifically chosen as the leading voice in travel and exploration aims to highlight sustainable and climate-friendly...

Underwater Marriage Proposal on Greek Island of Alonissos

Alonissos island is considered to be an ecological paradise by many as it has the largest Natural Marine Park in Europe. As of August 3, it boasts the first Underwater Museum in Greece. Now the people who organized the...

Diving into Greece's Heritage: Experience of a Lifetime at Ancient Wreck

From Monday, August 3, to Friday, October 2, 2020, divers accompanied by instructors will be able to visit the famous shipwreck of amphorae from the 5th century BC off the islet of Peristera near Alonissos Island. A fisherman was the...

Alonnisos: Greece's Natural Paradise of Many Names (video)

Greece is a country encompassing many islands, both large and small, as well as popular and almost completely unknown. What makes Alonnisos different, however, is its intact, almost virginal natural state. It is a truly remote, idyllic Greek destination, with its...

Ancient Greek Shipwrecks to Become Underwater Museums

Greece is relaxing its strict regulations regarding its rich underwater heritage and has recently announced that it will allow divers to tour the sites of certain ancient shipwrecks. Until now, only archaeologists and divers with special permits could marvel at...

Dozens of Tourists Evacuated from Burning Greek Island

The Greek Coast Guard has evacuated dozens of tourists trapped in a hotel on the island of Alonissos as a forest fire was closing in. The fire broke out in a wooded area of Gerakina Lakka on Wednesday evening and...

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Hits Northern Aegean

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit early on Tuesday north of the island of Alonissos in the northern Aegean. The epicenter of the quake that occurred at 05:52 (03:52 GMT) was 16 kms (10 miles) north of the island. The tremor was...

Greece Among Ideal Destinations for Gay Couples' September Vacations

Gay Star News, the biggest Gay Media in the United Kingdom, with more than 1.000.000 monthly visitors, recommends Greece as the ideal destination for gay holidays in September. The initiative is part of Travel by Interest’s international campaign, "September in...