Peristera. Peristera (means dove) is the island situated a short distance, west of Alonissos. It's only 14 sq.km. and it has few inhabitants. These are mainly shepherds tending their flock. The highest point of the island is 259 meters. Around the island there are many caves where the Mediterranean monk seal safely lives.
Text: Jorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Text edited by Maxine van Hoften