Hiking Alonnisos

This page is an extent of the book Alonnisos on Foot.

Scroll down to see which footpaths have problems.

At the very bottom you can see photos of many of the tours. I have divided the island in to 4 sections so you have an idea about where the photos are from.

New this year...Guided Tours 

Wednesdays and Saturdays 

Visit the unknown and impressive corners of the island together with your local guide, Jason Tsoukanas:

Kastanorema and Koumarorahi

Vathi to Rema and Megali Ammos

Agii Anargiri and Toukoneri

Gerakas cliff

Kalovoulos round trip

Spartines and Tsoukalia

  • The tours demand a basic level of fitness and you have to declare that you have no health problems.

  • The footpaths of Alonnisos are rough and sometimes steep.

Next tour Wednesday 6. July

Rahes - Tourkovigla – Megali Ammos - Patitiri

Meeting point: Outside the Town Hall in upper Patitiri

8:00 o’clock

Duration: 4½ hours including photo-stops and a break for a swim at Meg. Ammos bay.

Remember to wear solid shoes and trousers, have plenty of water with you, sunglasses, a hat and sun protection cream.

To subscribe please contact us in Gallery 5, Old Village or give us a call or write a mail.

Tel.

+30 6986281523 Jason Tsoukanas, viber & whatsapp

+30 6984126183 Bente Keller, viber & whatsapp

Mail: bentekeller60@gmail.com

Price 15 Euros/person+ 5€/person taxi to Rahes, min. 4 persons max. 8 persons

If you want to hike with your own group but need a guide please contact us.

Description of the tour

Fantastic view, dense woods and lovely small beaches

We go by taxi from the Town Hall to Rahes and start the tour from here. Jason takes you up towards Tourkovigla, one of the prettiest spots for views over the southern part of the island. From here the tour passes down through the narrow ravine, Vathi to Rema and then to the bay of Megali Ammos. We pass by the beautiful, small beaches facing the west coast of Alonnisos and will have our lunchbreak on one of them. There will be time for a swim. After the break the tour continues up through the pinewoods and passing by Mega Nero we return to Patitiri.

The tour follows earth roads, small beach and forest paths and a small bit on asphalt roads. The passage down through the ravine is a little stony and for a short passage a little steep.

To see photos from the tour scoll down to Map Mid 

Next tour: Kastanorema and Koumarorahi Saturday 9.July

Your local guide, Jason Tsoukanas

Your local guide, Jason Tsoukanas, 21 years old, was born and raised on Alonnisos. As a teenager he was trained in Kick-boxing and participated in national and international games.

In June he finished his National services in the Army Special Forces. He has a certificate TCCC (tactical combat casualty care) in first aid from Meducation.

Jason will start studying Ancient Greek at the University of Athens after the summer. He is passionately interested in archaeology and he knows the newer, older and ancient history of Alonnisos and the rest of Greece.

He has hiked around Alonnisos from childhood with his parents and later on his own & with friends. He is therefore very familiar with the footpaths and topology of the island. He is ready to share his knowledge of the island & the hidden treasures of Alonnisos with you.

Jason speaks English, Greek and Danish.

The footpaths in connection with the book, Alonnisos on Foot

We always have a problem with overgrown paths in places.

At this moment 21/6-22 the following paths have some troubles.

Good news: The paths from Hotel Atrium to Mega Nero and from Kick Boxing to Mega Nero has been cleared on a private initiative.

The path you use to reach Mega Nero coming down from the Old Village is not cleared. I suggest you skip it and continue along the earth road until it joins the asphalt road. Turn left here and you are on the route that leaves Mega Nero.

Part II: Patitiri, tour 14 that passes by Spartines is blocked by a huges fallen tree. Athletic people can pass it but its difficult. This also counts for tour 1 p.79 in part III but its easier to pass the tree here because you go downhill.

The path between Megalo Horafi and Ag. Konstantinos is well-marked but need to be cleared here and there. But its only some metres in different places with branches from bushes covering the path. The same counts for the paths from Megalo Horafi towards Agalou Lakka and Megali Ammos.

The Kastanorema round trip: The path is very narrow the last bit from Koumarorahi down to the earth road near Ag. Dimitrios. Its overgrown with small bushes for about 300 metres.

You can buy the revised 4th edition of Alonnisos on Foot in different shops in Patitiri and Steni Vala and in Gallery 5 and in the Supermarket in the Old Village.

If you want us to ship the book to you please click on the below link. In case you have the old book you can download updates here below.

If you click on the items below you can see photos of the routes presented in the book Alonnisos on Foot.

I divided the island into four sections for you to have a clearer picture of the different landscapes.