National Marine Park

Area: Alonissos
In Alonissos and the surrounding uninhabited islands and islets finds shelter the endangered monk seal Monachus – Monachus and many other rare species of flora and fauna. The area from 1992 has been designated as a National Marine Park of Alonissos and North Sporades (NMPANS). It is the first of its kind in Greece and the largest in the area at European level. Its establishment was a major step for the preservation and protection of the monk seal.