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One Ton of Cannabis Found By Greek Coast Guard Near Alonnisos Island

Greek Coast Guard authorities discovered large quantities of drugs in a cave on the islet of Piperi, near the island of Alonnisos, in the Northern Sporades archipelago on Monday. According to their announcement, the Coast Guard sized a total of...

Classical-era Shipwreck off Greek Island of Alonnisos Accessible to Visitors Next Summer

One of the oldest shipwrecks in the world, the Classical-era shipwreck at Peristera, off Alonnisos island, will start to operate as a museum in the summer of 2020. The pledge was made on Thursday by Regional Governor of Thessaly, Kostas...

'Modern Greek Classics' Travel to Alonnisos

Two translators of Irish origin and a Greek publisher presented a series of translations of modern Greek literature on the beautiful Alonnisos island. The Aiora publishing house is a labor of love for Aris Laskaratos, former interpreter in the European...

Underwater Weddings on Greek Island to Increase Tourism

Authorities at the Greek island of Alonnisos have made some innovative decisions in order to increase the tourism rate on the island in the coming summer season. The actions they have prepared focus on diving and hiking tourism, as well...

Alonnisos Island Bans Plastic Bags

The mayor and the residents of Alonnisos decided to ban plastic bags from the island as part of the plan to make it a model for environmental awareness. The project went into effect on Monday, December 1st, making the Sporades...