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Oct 22, 2020 - Thu
Skiathos GR
Wind 8 km/h, W
Pressure 1.01 atm
64°F
few clouds
Humidity 72%
Clouds 20%
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
thu oct 22
68°F /68°F 15 km/h, N 64% 1.01 atm
fri oct 23
70°F /68°F 8 km/h, WNW 55% 1.01 atm
sat oct 24
71°F /70°F 11 km/h, WNW 60% 1 atm
sun oct 25
70°F /70°F 7 km/h, NNW 60% 1 atm
mon oct 26
68°F /68°F 16 km/h, NE 76% 1 atm

Country

Greece

Passport Validity

Six months of remaining validity recommended.

Visa Requirements

Not required if you have European passport

Language Spoken

Greek - English

Currency Used

Euro

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Travel Guide `
Travel Experience
A Summer Retreat for All

Discover

The Island of Skiathos

Skiathos is a spectacular island that belongs to the complex of Sporades. It’s a cosmopolitan destination with many attractions, a wide choice of hotels, restaurants, and stunning beaches.

History

History

Skiathos has a turbulent history, marked by the Venetians, the Byzantines, the Ottomans, and the pirates. The history of the island explains the numerous sightseeing opportunities visitors can have in this little paradise. The island is also famous for its sandy beaches, lush greenery and vivid nightlife, which is why holidays in Skiathos are particularly popular among young visitors.

Entertainment

Entertainment

The southern side of the island is dotted with fantastic beaches, like Koukounaries, Banana, Agia Paraskevi, Kanapitsa and more. The countryside has a few interesting monasteries to visit. From Skiathos, there are day cruises to the other islands of Sporades and Pelion.

In 2008, the film “Mamma Mia” was shot in Skiathos and in the neighboring areas of Skopelos and Pelion. Once you visit the old port, you will recognize the scenery where Meryl Streep and the other cast were performing.

Culture

Unique Experiences – Scuba Diving

Discover the island’s emerald waters and unique underwater kingdom! Most Skiathos diving centers are found on the southern side of the island, in beaches like Tzaneria, Koukounaries, Vromolimnos, and Vassilias. These centers offer courses for all ages. Just rent the necessary equipment and organize diving trips to interesting reefs and uninhabited islands. Upon proper guidance, scuba diving can even be practiced at night!

Getting There

Getting There

BY AIRPLANE – Scheduled domestic flights operate between Athens International Airport and the island of Skiathos. During the summer months, there are also numerous charter flights from many European cities, like Amsterdam, Vienna, Milan, Berlin, Zurich, Oslo, Munich, Stockholm, Frankfurt, etc.

BY FERRY – Skiathos is connected by ferry boat with Volos (321km from Athens), Agios Konstantinos (165km from Athens) and Thessaloniki. However, during the summer months, it is also connected with the islands of Alonnisos, Skopelos, Syros, Santorini, Paros, Naxos, Tinos, and Heraklion by highspeed flying dolphins.