ALONISOS

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The island of Alonisos is the perfect place for quiet and relaxing holidays. It is part of Sporades islands and the National Sea Park of Sporades which provides shelter for the mediterrenean seal monachus monachus.
Hora is a picturesque village with a view to the other islands. The capital is Patitiri, with its main port. Alonisos combines nature with sea. Many areas of the island are covered with pine tree forests that strech to the beaches. You can go walking into nature while enjoying the sea. It is also the perfect place for scuba diving , because there are many shipwrecks around the island , some of those are from ancient times.
The National Sea Park extends to 2200 square kilometers with more than 300 species
of fish, dolphins, birds and the famous mediterrenean seal Monachus monachus. Smaller nearby islands are aslo included in the National Sea Park. Some of them are Peristera, Kyra Panagia, Psathoura and Piperi. Patitiri and Steni Vala are the ports from which you can launch your excursions.