Skiathos is called the Lady of the Sporades and this is not merely by chance.

One of the most cosmopolitan choices, perfect for family vacation, and at the same time romantic getaways and holidays with friends.

Landscapes of green, picturesque villages and vibrant nightlife. That is probably how Skiathos could be described in one sentence.

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Its beaches are famous for their blue and green waters, some laid with fine sand and others with white pebbles. Koukounaries might be the most well-known organized beach of the island. Agia Eleni and Vromolimnos follow suit. Two sandy organized beaches with immaculate waters. Megali Ammos, Achladies, Banana are some of the beaches that you must certainly visit. The biggest ‘must’ of the island, though, is the famous Lalaria beach. What may be the most magical beach in all of Sporades is accessible only by small boats departing daily from the port.

The Chora is next to the port and is a meeting place for locals and visitors alike. It has several choices for both food and night-life entertainment. Walk around in the narrow streets to discover its picturesque corners and the houses with the red-tiled roofs.

But what else do you need to do before your departure from Skiathos?

  • Go to the Castle that will enchant you with its historical ambiance and its wild beauty. It is almost an hour away from the Chora.
  • Visit Alexandros Papadiamantis’ house-museum in the Chora. Seeing the last residence of one of the greatest Greek authors up close leaves you in awe.
  • Walk on the Bourtzi and enjoy the magical view drinking a cup of Greek coffee.
  • Visit the Monastery of Evangelistria where the first flag of the Greek fight for independence was woven.

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Useful Telephone Numbers for Skiathos Island:

Skiathos Health Center: +30 2427022222
Skiathos Port Authority: +30 2427022017
Skiathos Police: +30 2427021111
Skiathos Airport “Alexandros Papadiamantis”: +30 2427029105
Taxi: +30 2427021460-1