Just to the north of Skopelos, in the Aegean Sea, is the lovely island of Alonissos. It’s the ideal location for anyone wishing to get away from the bustle of daily life with its clean waters, rocky shoreline, and medieval towns. And what better way to discover this magnificent island than with Katerina aboard a classic sailing vessel?
The following are some of the highlights you might anticipate seeing while sailing in Alonissos:
The major town of Alonissos, Chora Chora, is perched atop a hill and offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. The village is distinguished by its historic buildings, winding streets, and whitewashed homes with vibrant shutters. There are many tavernas, cafes, and stores to visit in this vibrant town.
On Alonissos’ eastern coast, Kokkinokastro is a historic place. It is a long-gone walled hamlet from the fourth century BC. The location of the site on a mountaintop provides stunning views of the Aegean Sea. If you have a passion for history and archaeology, this is a fantastic area to explore.
Beach at Leftos Gialos
On Alonissos’ southern coast is the lovely sandy beach known as Leftos Gialos Beach. With its pristine waters and breathtaking natural surroundings, it’s a perfect location to unwind and enjoy the sun. There are several sun loungers and umbrellas that may be rented, and the beach is bordered by thick vegetation.
A little island called Kyra Panagia is situated not far from Alonissos. With immaculate beaches and crystal-clear waters, it is a natural paradise. Although the island is desolate, you can see a modest chapel and a monastery there. If you’re trying to find a quiet retreat, this is a terrific area to explore.
In the Aegean Sea, Alonissos is an undiscovered gem with breathtaking natural beauty, a lengthy history, and traditional architecture. The best way to discover everything Alonissos has to offer is to go sailing with Katerina Traditional Sailing around the island. On this lovely island, there is a wealth of things to see and do, from the Blue Cave to the old fortified village of Kokkinokastro. Prepare for a memorable journey in one of Greece’s most stunning locations by packing your bags, grabbing your sunscreen, and getting ready!