The Sporades islands group lies off the eastern shore of mainland Greece and consists of 11 islands of which only 4 are inhabited: Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos and Skyros. These Greek islands are characterized by dense vegetation and mountainous terrain and are world known as some of the bluest and cleanest seas one will ever come across and experience. Each of these has its own beauty and charm and has something unique to offer the visitor.
Alonissos is one of the most beautiful and authentic islands of the Sporades and is the ideal destination for those who are searching for peace and relaxation.
The island is covered by dense vegetation and is mostly known for the incredible beaches in clean crystal emerald waters it offers. The waters are considered as the cleanliness of the Aegean.
The island is known in Greece for its amazing beaches with the turquoise crystal waters, surrounded by pines and marble formations. Many consider that the island of Alonissos has the cleanest waters of the Greece Aegean Sea. The island has a marine park that houses a rare species of Seal, the Monachus Monachus. Most of the beaches are preserved in their natural aspect and only a few of them are organised.
Skiathos is considered to be an ideal destination for your holidays as it is a much-frequented resort, atraditional 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 andcrystal 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.