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Peristera Shipwreck: Underwater museum of Alonissos opens on June 1

The underwater archaeological site off the island of Alonissos, the Peristera Shipwreck, will open to visitors on June 1, 2021, the Greek Culture Ministry said in a statement. The first underwater museum in Greece was inaugurated off  the coast of the island of Alonisos, Sporades, last summer. The Shipwreck Peristera …

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Greece to open its first underwater archaeological site in Alonissos

Greece’s culture ministry has announced plans to open to visitors some of the country’s vast heritage of ancient shipwrecks, aiming to boost the economies of nearby islands. “The aim is to open important underwater monuments to visitors in the next two years,” the ministry said in a statement. “Developing underwater …

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Tourists evacuated from hotel on Alonissos due to wild fire

Dozens of tourists were evacuated from a 5-star hotel Resort on the island of Alonissos on Wednesday night as the wind was pushing the blaze towards to the resort facilities. The evacuation was ordered by the Civil Protection Agency for precautionary reasons. A total of  70 people evacuated the resort …

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Alonissos: Cars “jump” as drivers try to get on ferry boat (video)

For many car drivers getting on board of a ferry boat can turn into a “high risk operation” when strong winds blow and the local ports miss the proper facilities. The footage below was filmed on October 3rd 2014 on the island of Alonissos, one of the Sporades island group. …

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