Villa Mirothea Alonissos

Old town

The town of Alonissos which was the old capital of the island, has been completely destroyed in 1965 when he was struck by an earthquake. The inhabitants lived for two years in tents and then settled in most Patitiri its current capital. The town is situated on a hilltop at the southern tip of the island. O traditional medieval village, the houses are reminiscent of some traditional Pelion architecture, after the earthquake, abandoned and repopulated, once featured preserved. H navigate the narrow alleyways of the old capital with lithoskepastes churches and wonderful sea view beyond any expectation. The local residents are few, the 2700 total population. The Palioporta or Kazarma is the entrance to the medieval fortifications. Worth to visit Government House, a benchmark of the settlement, built during the Venetian sovereign. Also, be sure to take you to the churches of St. Athanasius and St. George and the church of Christ in post-Byzantine frescoes from the 16th and 17th centuries, as well as the monastery of St. Anargyroi