- Category: BLOG
- Published: Thursday, 25 April 2013 08:28
- Written by Vasilis
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For many years the spectacular world of divingin the beautiful Aegean Archipelago was open to only a few individuals who were granted special permission by the authorities striving to protect the many underwater treasures and wrecks of archaeological importance.
It is true that the seabed of Greece is among the richest in ship wrecks dating as far back as the 5th century B.C. More specifically the area around Skopelos, Alonissos and the Marine park have the second largest concentration of ancient and Middle Ages sea wrecks in the world. Many shipwrecks have been discovered with the most famous being that off the coast of Peristera island across Alonissos where the findings are stunning.
The National Marine Park, one of the best preserved marine ecosystems in the Med, is an excellent opportunity to dive intocrystal clear waters of significant importance to our European and world heritage.