The Island of Skyros
The island of Skyros is located in the Aegean sea to the east of Evia island and south of the North Sporades islands of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. It is a truly unique and magical island that is perfect for enjoyable and relaxing holidays in Greece.
There are many villages and resorts scattered around the northern half of the island, each bringing it's own beauty and charm. From the capital town of Chora to the beach resort of Magazia - Skyros is an island with so much to see and enjoy.
Skyros is connected by ferry boat to the islands of the North Sporades as well as the port of Volos in Magnesia and Kymi in Evia. There are also air connections with locations around Greece and also international domestic flights.
The island is well developed to cater for tourism, but it has managed to successfully maintain it's traditions and appearance, providing visitors with the chance of an authentic Greek island experience.
Skyros has been blessed with some magnificent beaches where you can relax and swim during the summer months. The huge sandy beach of Magazia and Molos is one of the islands most popular, and is filled with people during July and August.
In addition to the great beaches, there are lots of places of interest and museums that are well worth visiting. The Archaeological Museum and the Folklore Museums both offer a fascinating insight into the traditions and history of the island.
If you are looking for a holiday where you can enjoy various activities then Skyros is the place for you. Here you can enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as trekking, horse riding and various others. The natural setting of the island make it perfect for those who love and appreciate nature and all of the simple things in life.
Skyros is becoming more and more popular each year, and many visitors who have come to the island find themselves returning time and time again. It has something for everyone, and whether you want a holiday destination to simply unwind and relax of have lots of fun and adventure, then Skyros is the only choice you need.