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Skiathos is a popular destination for European and Greek tourists. It has beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. Continue reading to…

By Chan , in Travel , at January 18, 2023

Skiathos is a popular destination for European and Greek tourists. It has beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. Continue reading to find out all there is to do in Skiathos.

Skiathos is located in the northwest Aegean sea and feels precisely like Crete or Santorini 20 years ago. The Island has beautiful whitewashed houses, sandy beaches, and clear water, but it is less popular than other Greek islands.

Skiathos, Greece: The Best Things to Do

It is easy to get there by ferry from Oroniki or Pelion. Once there, you will feel like you’re on another planet. Enjoy the best things to do in Skiathos, Greece. Get your interactive Map of Skiathos to drive to any place listed on our items to Do in Skiathos.

Skiathos: We stayed at La Piscine Art Hotel. It was centrally located to all things. Skiathos can be reached best by renting a car.

Evangelistria Monastery

A group of Kollyvades monks founded the Evangelistria Monastery in 1794. The Monastery can be reached by hiking from Skiathos Town or driving up. The Monastery is located on a hill, surrounded by pine forests.

It has had a long history. One of the most interesting facts is that the first Greek Flag was woven at Evangelistria Monastery. We were most drawn to the adorable cats when we visited the Monastery.

Skiathos Old Town

Skiathos is the capital of the Island and has all the amenities you could want. Enjoy a wander through the back streets and stairways, and stop by the harborfront for a glass of sparkling wine.

There are many shops, boutiques, and places to relax and soak up the island vibes.

The Church of Agios Nikolaos

The Agios Nikolaos, church, and clock tower offer one of the most spectacular views in Skiathos. It is located on a hill overlooking Skiathos City and offers stunning views of the old town, Skiathos, Bourtzi Peninsula, which divides the Old Ports and New Ports.

A sailing trip is the best way to see Skiathos’ beaches and views. Take a full-day tour of Skiathos.

Church of Three Bishops

The icon of Panagia Kounistra is the protector of Skiathos and can be found in the Church of the Three Bishops. It was built in 1846 and featured a tall clock tower.

The Windmill Restaurant is a great place to eat.

Walking through the Old Town, I came across the Windmill Restaurant, the best place to eat at Skiathos. It is high above the old city and offers stunning views of Skiathos. It is the oldest building on Skiathos and dates back to 1880. Take a sunset dinner with a view of The Aegean Sea.

Take a look at Mama Mia’s Showing.

Mama Mia was shot on the Island of Skopelos in Greece and the Pelion mainland. Skiathos is a great place to relax and enjoy the Island’s atmosphere. You can catch the movie in the open-air cinema. Nothing is more enjoyable than watching a movie outside. You can sing and dance to ABBA, and Mama Mia will be fulfilled!

Kastro – Medievel Castle

The ancient Greek country of Greece is so fascinating. There are many ancient ruins scattered throughout the Greek Islands. Skiathos Castle is a medieval castle that dates back to the 14th Century. It can be found on the North side of the Island. The Venetians and Ottomans ruled over Skiathos through the centuries. The beautiful beach is below the ruins, situated on top of high sea cliffs.

Papadiamantis House Museum

The Papadiamantis House Museum is a must-see museum for anyone visiting Skiathos. It is the home of Alexandros Papadiamantis, a Greek novelist widely regarded as the father of modern Greek literature. It featured books, photographs, and paintings that depicted the author’s life, as well as his work.

Rent a boat to Lalaria Beach

Lalaria Beach, the most stunning location in Skiathos, is only accessible by boat. It boasts a gorgeous sea arch, clear waters, and huge white seacliffs, making it the perfect postcard shot you have been searching for in Greece.