Skiathos, an island of love at first sight!
Your first image you encounter when the ship enters the port is the beautiful Chora, with its traditional cobbled streets, and the characteristic whitewashed houses. With sea caves and distant beautiful beaches, Skiathos is the most beautiful destination, a green colored place with pines almost touching the sea and the bluest waters you have ever seen and the
While discovering the hidden beauties of Skiathos, don’t neglect to stop at the house-museum of the great Greek novelist Alexandros Papadiamantis you will have the opportunity to see the archive and the life of the great writer.
Visit the Monastery of Evangelistria to taste the local wine produced by the monks and the wonderful habitat of Lake Strofilia. You will enjoy the best dives in Lalaria with its blue waters and white pebbles and the sandy beach of Koukounaries, one of the most famous beaches in the Mediterranean.
With a boat, you can visit Tsougria and the picturesque church of Agios Floros, the most visited islet located across the port of Skiathos. You will enjoy a truly relaxing atmosphere combined with natural beauty. Tsougria has no resident population, as it is a protected natural habitat.
Skiathos will never stop surprising you and will always be your paradise on earth for unforgettable holidays!
Enjoy local flavors
The local cuisine is excellent with a variety of traditional local products. Enjoy local fresh fish and seafood, crayfish with zucchini and grouper with tomato. It is worth trying the homemade pies of Skiathos and especially the green pie and the cheese pie and also the delicious melon bread. Skiathos is also famous for its macaroons and spoon sweets.
Best time to visit Skiathos
An ideal time to visit Skiathos is during the summer season, from late May to mid-September where in addition to the beautiful beaches with turquoise waters you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful villages and the beauty of nature..
How to use transportation in Skiathos
Airport/port transfer options
In Skiathos you can go either by air from Athens and Thessaloniki with scheduled flights and lots of international flights in the summer period, or by boat from the port of Volos.
Indicatively, we mention that Volos is about 325 km from Athens and 207 km from Thessaloniki.
The ferry connection Volos - Skiathos is served daily and the duration of the route is just over 1 hour by speedboat and about 2.5 hours by conventional ferry.
The island is connected by ferry to Mantoudi of Evia and the trip lasts from about 1.5 to 4.5 hours depending on the route. Skiathos has also connection with the port of Agios Konstantinos.
On the island there are buses that take you to various beaches and areas that are far from the port. There are also boats for distant beaches that do not have access from the road except by sea. Finally there are taxis and various car rental companies.