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10 Very Best Things To Do in Skiathos – Greece – Hand Luggage Only

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Perched not too far from Mainland Greece, Skiathos is one of the most beautiful Greek islands to visit. It’s an Aegean Sea gem that’s got all the whitewashed quaint towns, beautiful bays and stunning vistas that make Greece so special. Though, with so many places, it can be tough to whittle down which of the very best things to do in Skiathos. 

Yes, the island of Skiathos is small; but that’s all part of its charm. I loved my visit and the whole Greek island experience is just gorgeous. 

So, to help you get the most out of your trip, I wanted to share my top places in Skaithos that I loved. This way, you can focus on all the relaxing, chilling and culture. 

Have the most amazing time visiting Greece. Especially Skiathos.

1.) Ramble around Kastro

Best Things To Do in Skiathos

For some of the best views in Skaithos, firstly get yourself up to Kastro. It’s pretty easy to drive to the parking area and you can easily wander around the coast or hike the dusty trails here. 

Once here, make sure to stop off at the Castle ruins and see the Little Church in the Castle that’s so quaint. 

The whole area is filled with religious buildings and castle which dates all the way back to the 14th century. Climb to the top of a rocky hilltop, and look out to the sea.

Best Things To Do in Skiathos

Oh, and don’t forget to stop off at Kastro Beach which, although small, is well worth stopping off at as part of a wider boat tour around Skiathos. 

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2.) Sail Around Skiathos

Best Things To Do in Skiathos Boat Tour

A boat tour is easily one of the best things to do in Skiathos if you love the water! Not only that, they’re a great way to explore some of the smaller islands around Skiathos and the coves that make this area so special. 

To get the most out of your trip, book this Skiathos full-day boat trip. It’s so lovely and you’ll even get to enjoy spots like the island of Arkos, Tsougrias and Dasia to name a few. It’s such a great trip.

Just make sure to book these boat tickets before arriving. Tickets sell out fast during peak times. 

3.) Lalaria Beach

Best Things To Do in Skiathos Beach

Something of a beach bum? Get yourself over to Lalaria Beach. Though don’t expect white sandy bays in this area, it’s all about the gorgeous pebbly cove and crystal clear water that is beautiful to see. 

Best Things To Do in Skiathos Lalaria beach

Now, the only way to reach Lalaria Beach is by boat.

Best Things To Do in Skiathos

So, make sure to book in advance.

One of the best ways to visit is on this gorgeous private Skaiathos cruise that allows you to stay for as…

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