The most beautiful and spectacular of the Sporades.
A holiday in Skiathos is hardly forgotten. A green island that offers truly striking views, exciting views and truly enchanting beaches. Skiathos is a truly magical island, chosen by singles, couples and families. Here, you will find sun, sea and lots of fun. But, at the same time, inlets and more solitary and wild beaches.
The best period is undoubtedly July and September, far from the chaos and crowds of August.
Between beautiful stretches of sand, tours, excursions and historical sites of sure visual impact, you can spend a wonderful holiday.
HOW TO GET
By air, in high season, the island can be easily reached by direct flight from the main European destinations. Athens is a good intermediate stopover. Alexandre Papadiamandis, is the small international airport that serves the island. All info, companies and direct connections, are available from our official page.
The plane is the ideal solution to reach the island of Sporades, if you do not have the need to bring the car with you. Moreover, an idea to consider, to move around the island is to rent a scooter or a car.
The Ferry Terminal is located near the center of Skiathos Town, less than 4 kilometers south of the international airport. Hellenic Seaways and Anes Ferries, are the shipping companies that guarantee up to 19 daily crossings.
The ferries connect Skiathos and the islands of the Sporades archipelago with the rest of Greece. Connections with Volos, Agios Konstantinos, Thessaloniki, Mantoudi and Glyfa (in Greece); Glossa and Skopelos, on the Island of Skopelos, and Alonissos.
From Volos, you reach the island in about 2 hours and 30 minutes; in the summer, the Hellenic shipping companies offer up to 3 crossings a day. Hellenic Seaways, on the other hand, guarantees up to 2 connections per day. The crossing takes just under three hours. Of the latter, info and rates can be found on the official website, through this link. From here, however, all information, routes and fares on Anes Lines.