Skiathos Island
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Map of Skiathos Island, Sporades Islands, Greece  
 Skiathos Island, Sporades Islands, Greece
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Skiathos is considered to be an ideal destination for your holidays as it is a much-frequented resort, a traditional island and a naturally beautiful site at the same time. The organized tourist substructure, the insular mentality and the natural beauty of the island compose an irresistible icon of attraction that shall definitely impress you.

The island of Skiathos belongs to the Sporades Islands cluster, which is situated opposite the coastline of the island of Evia and opposite the geographical district of Thessalia. Furthermore, Skiathos covers an area of 48 sq. km., it has a coastline of 44 km and it also has approximately 5.150 inhabitants.

Skiathos throbs with revitalizing lush verdure, extended sandy beaches, piney refreshing regions and crystal clear waters, while numerous magnificent settlements that are outspread all over the impressive landscape embellish the island in a unique manner. In addition, interesting historical monuments and amazing human creations integrated the unparalleled beautifulness of Skiathos.

The homonymous capital of Skiathos, despite its broad tourist development, maintains its unique picturesqueness. The piney peninsula at the entrance of the port, the important lake - hydro biotope, the ruins of the Venetian castle, the historical monuments, the neoclassical buildings, the sacred churches and the monasteries, the museum e.t.c. are the main sightseeing of the capital.

Touring around the island of Skiathos you will come across Kanapitsa, a verdurous settlement gifted with magical beaches, which is a very popular tourist resort. Moreover, another amazing settlement of the island of Skiathos is Koukounaries, a renowned region where the pines and the firs that spread along the extended beach mix with the sea. Let yourself be enchanted by Skiathos, the forever captivating island...