Alonissos is a beautiful island located in the eastern part of the Sporades islands in the central area of the Aegean sea.
The old village is locally known as Chora. The Patitiri port is the main harbour of the island and the first place you visit at your arrival. After a massive earthquake in 1965 – local people moved from Chora down to Patitiri. In these days Patitiri is the biggest village and also provides most of the nightlife of the island, with several clubs, restaurants and bars.
Other villages are: Rousoum, Votsi, Stenivala, Kalamakia and of course the old village of Chora. The muncipality covers also the other islands of the region – Gioura, Kyra Panagia, Pelagos, Skantzoura, Piperi, Peristera and Adhelfopoulo.
The length of the island is 4,5 km from NorthWest to SouthEast and the island is 20 km wide from SouthWest to NorthEast.
The island is part of the NMPAMS (National Marine Park of Alonissos) which is the first park to be founded at Greece. It is situated in Eastern Central Greece, in the region of the North Sporades Islands.
How To Get To Alonissos
- Internal flight from Athens airport to Skiathos and then connection with a ferry or flying dolphin for your onward journey to Alonissos.
- Flying dolphin or ferry from the port of Agios Konstantinos (165 km from Athens). The travel time is about 3,5 hours by flying dolphin and 5 hours by ferry.
- Ferry from Kymi (160 km from Athens). The travel time is around 2,5 hours.
There are numerous journeys daily. The travel time is around 3 hours by ferry and just over 1 hour by flying dolphin.
You will find several departure times daily. The travel time by ferry is approximately 5-6 hours and 2 hours 40 minutes by flying dolphin.
Direct service from Thessaloniki with Hellenic Seaways – the travel time is just under 3 hours.