Category Archives: Alonnisos – Old Village

Old Village – Taverna Peri Orexios

Located in the Old Village of Alonnisos, just above the grocery store that stands right in front of the bus stop, Taverna Peri Orexios (see photo to your right) offers a nice selection of meals. In addition to having a … Continue reading

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The Old Village of Alonnisos

As your hydrofoil boat or ferry approaches the island, you’ll see the Old Village of Alonnisos perched atop one of the mountain peaks, and it is quite a site to behold. This village dates back to the Byzantine period in … Continue reading

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Old Village – Taverna Aloni

Taverna Aloni in the Old Village has been in business for a long time, and has a very loyal following from locals as well as other European homeowners in the village. One of the most distinctive advantages of this taverna is … Continue reading

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Old Village – St. Maria’s Day Celebration (August 15th)

Each year on August 15th Greeks celebrate “Stis Panayias” (or St. Maria’s Day), which in Catholicism is commonly known as the feast of the Assumption. In Greece this holiday is perhaps the most popular after Easter, as it is universally … Continue reading

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Old Village – Plateia Area and the Xagiati Sweet Shop & Cafe with Live Entertainment

The upper portion of plateia area (town square) of the Old Village of Alonnisos provides a spectacular view to the east (see photo down  to your right). To reach this part of the village, from the bus stop walk up … Continue reading

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