How to get there
You can fly directly to Skiathos or through Athens and Thessalonica from where you continue by domestic flights or by bus and boat. From Thessalonica or Volos you can reach Skiathos directly by hydrofoils or by boat (1and half hour and 2 and half hours).
Hydrofoil routes are also available from Agios Konstantinos (close to Kammena Vourla), directly to Skiathos.
The well-known island of Skiathos, has been awarded numerous prizes for itís crystal clear waters and wide beaches. The island has more than 60 beaches, some of which are awarded with the blue flag from the European community. Itís a small paradise for people who love the sea and the sun. All the southern beaches are well organized with umbrellas & sun beds, small beach bars where you can find light dishes and refreshments, or traditional taverns on the edge of the sea.
The beaches on the north side are associated with the history of the island like Kastro Beach, which is located just under the old town of the island, or Lalaria Beach with the white pebbles and the caves where a hole myth still haunts the island.
Lake Strofilia, is located in the southern area of Skiathos, just across Koukounaries Beach. It is a magical landscape on which you can enjoy the beauty and calmness of nature. Many environmental European programs are based on the wetland habitat, as place of high ecological importance.
The holy Abbey of Evangelistria, is one of the oldest monasteries and is well worth visiting. Built in 1792, it is located in the north east area of the island.
Many orthodox, picturesque churches exist in the island. You can always visit: Panagia Eikonistria, Three Hierarchs, Panagia Limnia, Panagia Kexria.
Taking a ride through the picturesque alleys of the city, you can enjoy the neoclassic buildings and the white house's with their deep green gardens.
Skiathos Town: 3 km
Port: 3 km
Airport: 3 km
Vassilias Beach: 400 meters