Skiathos, an island of love at first sight!
The first look you encounter when the ship enters the port is the beautiful Chora, with its picturesque cobbled streets, whitewashed courtyards and whitewashed houses. A beautiful destination Skiathos, a green place with pines that touch the sea and the bluest waters for you to dive. With sea caves, distant beautiful beaches, one of the most beautiful in the Mediterranean and Bourtzi standing proudly at the entrance of the port, as it welcomes us to the island.
Discover the island and visit the beauties that it hides. A stop at the house-museum of Papadiamantis is required to see the archive and the life of the great writer.
Visit the Monastery of Evangelistria to taste the wine made by the monks and Lake Strofilia for the wonderful habitat. You will enjoy the best dives in Lalaria with its clear blue waters and white pebbles, in Koukounaries with the sandy beach, one of the most famous in the Mediterranean but also on the island of Tsougria with the wonderful beach and the church of Agios Floros perched on the rock.
Skiathos will never stop surprising you and will always be the little earthly paradise for unforgettable holidays!
Enjoy local flavors
The local cuisine is excellent with a variety of traditional products. Fish and seafood dominate in freshness and taste, such as crayfish with zucchini and grouper with tomato. What is worth trying are the pies of Skiathos and especially the green pie and the cheese pie but also the delicious melon bread. Skiathos is also famous for its macaroons and spoon sweets that are served as a sample of hospitality.
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.