The island of Skiathos lies 41 nautical miles from Volos and 44 from Agios Konstantinos. It has an area of 48 sq. km., a coastline of 44 km and a population of 4,200. You can arrive at Skiathos by plane from Athens or by ferry/hydrofoil from Agios Konstantinos, Volos, Alonissos and Skopelos. In summer, you can also visit from the Islands of Kymi, Euboea, Skyros.
Skiathos is considered one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. As you are entering the port of Skiathos, the characteristic piney peninsula with the ruins of the Venetian Fortress and the neoclassical buildings will welcome you. The pine trees outspread from the traditional port all the way to the flamboyant hills, the town of Skiathos, in spite of the vast development during the last years, maintains its non-identical picturesqueness intact. The imposing castle, the old shipyard, the important lake - Hydro biotope, the several churches and the monasteries, the historical monuments, integrate the beautiful profile of the town of Skiathos.
This bountifulness is dispersed all over the island of Skiathos, which pulses with innumerable amazing settlements that are ideal resorts for you to visit during your holidays. The village of Kanapitsa, which is located a close distance from the town of Skiathos, is a verdurous settlement gifted with magnificent beaches that shall definitely impress you. Furthermore, the picturesque village of Koukounaries is a renowned settlement where the pines and firs are planted in harmony along the beach.
Finally, the beaches of Vassilias, Ahladies, Vromolimnos, Kolios and Troulos as well as the islet Megali Tsougria are all worth a visit. During your stay on the island of Skiathos seize the chance to visit Skopelos, Skyros and Alonissos, which are the other islands of the exquisite Sporades Islands cluster.