Skiathos ยป About

Skiathos is one of the three major islands of Sporades islands.

A green island with sandy beaches and clear blue waters.

A place with great intellectual and religious history, praised by the academics of the island amongst them Alexander and Moraitidis and Papadiamantis.

Apart from the beautiful beaches of the island there are other beautiful images. In the Northern part is the castle, the castle city, which was also the first organized settlement of the island.

Scattered in the hinterland there are trails, streams and two lakes.

Beautiful churches and monasteries are scattered around the island.

The city hides architectural treasures and stone alleys.

The greatest treasure is the miraculous icon of Panagia Eikonistrias, patron saint of the island, which is kept in the holy temple of the three Hierarchs and in icon's honor, big events are taking place during the year.

Thousands of visitors enjoy the beauty of the island and the cosmopolitan atmosphere characteristics that make Skiathos one of the leading tourist destinations in Greece.

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