Skiathos Town is the liveliest and most cosmopolitan of all the resorts with many bars, nightclubs and restaurants to choose from.
Skiathos Town is the liveliest and most cosmopolitan of all the resorts. Still providing plenty of traditional charms, there are many bars, nightclubs and restaurants to choose from in this popular town. The local transport, by bus or by boat, is excellent and offers easy access to the island's many beaches. Superbly sand and shingle beaches are in good supply and the town's nearest beach is Megali Ammos. Holidays to Skiathos Town are ideal for those looking for a lively, cosmopolitan harbour town resort.
Greek specialities and gourmet food can be found on every corner of this cosmopolitan town. Try the Ergon for Greek cuisine with a modern twist or the Windmill which boasts great views. Fish tavernas line the harbour or for nightlife check out the lively nightclubs and bars.
Things To Do
Skiathos Town Holidays - Excursions
Sunset Cruise: Admire the stunning scenery and sail across the clear waters of the Aegean Sea and stroll through the local village. 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 on 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 though 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.
VIP Catamaran Experience: For an all inclusive day out relax, soak up the sun and be a VIP for the day. Sailing towards the crystal clear waters of Panormos Bay.
Snorkelling Safari: Discover the underwater world and try to find nemo, in the clear waters surrounding Skiathos. This day will provide you with unforgettable encounters with the underwater world.
Walkabout: Join your reps to meander the small cobbled streets of Skiathos town, with a guided tour on some of the hidden treasures and stories and myths behind the town. The first drink is on your rep.
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.