Skiathos is an island of untold beauty. It is located right across Evias' and
Thessalys' shores and east of Pelion. It belongs to the complex
of North Sporades and along with Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros,
they are of the most popular travel destinations with international
Especially Skiathos is proud to be the most cosmopolitan, beautiful
and enchanting island of this complex. And not unjustifiably. The
piny mountains, endless golden
shores and oddity of nature, transform
into extraordinary natural phenomenons, like the renowned Lalaria,
the hydroland in Koukounaries, but also the picturesque settlement
of the town that combines in a unique way traditional architecture
with the authentic style of Pelion. All that make visitors wanting
to return to Skiathos.
Locals, due to the blue of the sea and dense
vegetation, have denominated Skiathos emerald island. It has the
development of all North Sporades islands. Skiathos, as Skopelos
and Alonissos (Skyros administratively belongs to Evia), belongs
to Magnesia, and it is the first island you see east of Pelion.
It is 41 n.m. from Volos and 41 n.m. from Agios Constantinos.
island is no bigger than 48 sq. km and it is characterized by dense
vegetation. It has small mountains and
endless shores. Worth mentioning is that Skiathos has more than
beaches, most of which have been awarded with the Blue flag
by the European Union. What is impressive about the island is that
it has many coves and small ports you can reach only by sea, creating
private paradises for those yachting.
Skiathos is ideal for religious tourism as it has important historic
of Panagia Evaggelistria, Kounistra, Kehria, etc) connected with
the island's history and attracts mostly
during summer period thousands of pilgrims. The island has
important historic monuments, like Kastro and Bourzti that are
a pole of attraction for every visitor.
This beautiful Aegean island
was the home land of our great man of letters Alexander Papadiamantis.
It is the
place where this famous gazetteer inspired and wrote most of his
plays. The house Alexander Papadiamantis spent his life is at the
port and now operates as a museum.
All around the island you will
find luxurious hotels, furnished apartments and rooms to let offering
accommodation. Options for sports, sightseeing and entertainment
satisfy all tastes. Take a tour among Skiathos villages.
Skiathos is the only island of Sporades with
an airport, making access easier to all islands of the complex. It
has regular connection with the port of Agios Constantinos and
the neighboring islands of Skopelos and Alonissos.
Skiathos is one of the
unknown paradises to be discovered.