is set on a tiny island only 46 sq. km. Packed in this
are among the most beautiful beaches, a
wide array of tavernas, bars and places to stay and
the inimitable truth that the island is stunning. Year
after year visitors on their all inclusive holidays to
Skiathos find a quiet and relaxing holiday or a more
energetic one doing sports and taking the pleasure in
the night life.
Holidays in Skiathos are special as this is one
of the many small Greek
that have retained its name. According to
folklores the name Skiathos comes from the Greek word
meaning shadow, Skia. Most likely because of the trees
and that the island lies in the shadow of the mountains
of Pelion on the mainland.
Skiathos mean visiting monasteries and the old part of
the island with tiny winding streets and old imposing
houses. Visitors on Skiathos holidays can also enjoy
concerts, art exhibitions and puppet shows for kids in
the open air theater. The monastery Evangelistra feature
many friendly cats and dogs. It also doubles as an
excellent shop where you can buy icons, crucifixes,
plates, T-shirts and also wine. When visiting
monasteries, one rule has to be followed in dressing.
For women it is advisable to wear long skirt and for men
party animal, there is the "Bar Street". Bars are
scattered along this stretch. At the end of new harbour
towards the airport "disco Strip" can be found. to
Skiathos is not confined to sightseeing. There is a
large variety of restaurants where you can have choice
of French cuisine to traditional Greek food.
Papadiamantis street while on your all inclusive
Skiathos holidays. This is the main street of the town
where shops for good buys can be seen. You can have a
wide selection of jewelry, belts, souvenirs, clothes and
t-shirts. But for the best wine in town the monasteries
provide the best monk?s wine.
adventure completes your all inclusive holidays to
Skiathos. The beaches have a long stretch of sand along
the shoreline. The beaches have good facilities ranging
from taverns, snack bars and water sports.
medieval capital Kastro is to take a boat trip around
the island. But you could also drive almost all the way
and then walking. Holidays to Skiathos would not make
you lazy but it can pep you up as well. Since Skiathos
is also considered cosmopolitan island of the Sporades
group in spite of its being a small island.
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