Skiathos Town is the liveliest and most cosmopolitan of all the resorts with many bars, nightclubs and restaurants to choose from.
Holidays to Skiathos Town provides plenty of traditional charms, with many bars, nightclubs and restaurants to choose from in this ever popular town. A great choice for anyone looking for a lively, cosmopolitan harbour resort.
The local transport, by bus or by boat, is excellent and offers easy access to the island's many beaches. Superb sand and shingle beaches are in good supply and the town's nearest beach is Megali Ammos.
Greek specialities and gourmet food can be found on every street and around every corner. Try the Ergon for Greek cuisine with a modern twist or the Windmill which boasts great views. Tempting fish tavernas line the harbour and for nightlife, there's a good choice of lively nightclubs and bars.
Things To Do
Skiathos Town Holidays - Excursions
Music & Moonlight Cruise: Admire the stunning scenery and sail across the clear waters of the Aegean Sea and stroll through the picturesque mainland fishing village of Katagiorgis. Dine at a traditional Greek taverna and stargaze whilst sailing back to port.
Secret Skiathos: The only way to sail around the island in a day and uncover the true mix of beaches and stunning scenery. Why not swim at the famous Lalaria beach, which is one of a few swim stop during the day. Step back in time and visit the old capital Kastro. Remember shhhhhhhhhh its a secret.
Aegean Blue: Visit the two neighbouring islands of Skopelos and Alonissos in one day. Go back in time with a guided walk through the narrow streets of Skopelos or relax in a local café and watch the world go by. See the island where Mama Mia was filmed and be your very own Dancing Queen, with an optional coach trip to the chapel. Plenty of time for sunbathing and enjoying the beautiful waters of the Aegean, with time to have some lunch at one of the tavernas on Panormos beach. Final stop of the day is Milia, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.
VIP Catamaran Experience: Feel like a celebrity for the day on our exclusive catamaran. Sail through the crystal clear waters of the Aegean towards Skopelos, anchoring at deserted beaches, and enjoy a fabulously relaxing day swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling. Free time for lunch in the charming small port of Nea Klima.
Snorkelling Safari: Discover the underwater world and try to find Nemo, in the clear waters surrounding Skiathos. You will go to small islands and beaches only accessible by boat, and your guide will show you the best places to snorkel! This day will provide you with unforgettable encounters with the underwater world.
Jeep Safari: An ideal opportunity to explore the whole stunning island of Skiathos with someone else to do the driving! The 60km route will take you to a lovely tranquil monastery and the ancient capital of the island, as well as the inaccessible north side of Skiathos and its beautiful beaches. A stop at Kechria beach gives you a chance to swim, and get yourself some lunch.
For further information and to secure your place on all the above exciting days and nights out, see your Olympic representative in the resort. The best time to book would be at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival.
Things To See
Fish market and Old port of Skiathos: Town The 'Bourtzi' is situated here. It is a tiny peninsula in the harbour which used to be a Venetians citadel with remains of the 13th century wall and canons.
Monastery of Evangelistria: has some amazing surroundings and is open for the public to visit. Evangelistra also has a small museum with various objects from its history. There is a bus that links the monastery and Chora several times a day.
The medieval capital Kastro: reached by one of the boat trips around the island, or by driving almost all the way and then walking. Don't miss the Church of Christ and the old houses.
Alexandros Papadiamantis Museum: It is the house in which Alexandros Papadiamantis, one of the most important Greek authors of the past century, used to live. The 1st floor is preserved as the house of Alexandros Papadiamantis with its original furniture and objects of the time, whereas the ground floor is functioning as an exhibition room.