Ταξιδεύοντας στη Σκιάθο


Travelling to Skiathos Greece From the port of Volos, the ferry crosses the waters of Pagasitikos. After an hour and crossing 41 miles unfolds before us the first island of Sporades. Welcome to Skiathos Attention please we inform gentlemen and ladies passengers that in a few minutes the ship will reach the port of Skiathos Skiathos Town is the only settlement on the island Chora is the heartbeat of whole island Here lies the port of Skiathos and where the commercial activity is concentrated The capital was built around 1830 on the site of the old city Walking the streets of the city reveals its unique beauties. Traditional, picturesque, romantic, idyllic Images Together they create the special character of Skiathos A multifaceted city that knows how to conquer travelers Skiathos at summer is full of people At Papadiamantis street concentrates the largest commercial traffic It is the most central street of the city where you can find many tourist shops, where you can buy souvenirs to always remember your vacation Also, there, you will see the house of Alexandros Papadiamantis Now it’s a museum and inside are saved many furniture and personal belongings of the great writer. Leaving for a while the noisy streets and heading towards the port, we can see the small peninsula Bourtzi, which separates the port of Skiathos in two The commercial port and the old one, where the fishing boats dock and the boats that tour around the island Over the small piney peninsula are the ruins of the Venetian fortress built by Gizi brothers in 1207 when they occupied the island Today, preserved only a few remnants of the walls, while the peninsula is also the building of the old primary school, which was built in 1906 with a donation of Andreas Syngrou In front of Bourtzi entrance is the statue of Papadiamantis In one of the three peaks of the hill on which the town extends, it is built Saint Nicholas church with its famous clock Near the harbor, at Tsiferi region you will see the last shipyard on the island, which build, maintain and repair small ships From the old port start the boats that tour around the island and anchor in hidden coves or go to Tsoukria island with the dreamy beach and the famous Lalaria The city shows great tourist development. Prices are affordable for every wallet. As for food, nobody stays complained. But since we are on island, seafood have a distinctive place We eat now! Eating is favourite sport of Athena and of course Stefano’s We took some dishes and we have a terrific view We have everything in our plates, but the best snack is… polished shells, they are alive, And now let’s see where it goes I am speechless, it’s the best snack good appetite! we have zucchini, for every taste the traditional cheese of Skiathos, “galotiri”, as you can see only one piece left A plate with pasta prawn which is unbelievable but almost finished salad “dakos” a tasty octopus and ouzo “Plomari” let’s make a toast Stefanos Cheers!!! As night falls, Skiathos transformed On the streets music sounds from small bar which invite guests to discover amid the city’s neighborhoods and have fun with locals Cocktail is a must at unique “Maxilares” which are a trademark of nightlife of the island ohhh what we have! This is strawberry mojito Cheers!!! Cheers!!! But if you’re a bit of exploration you’ll find bars hidden in alleyways that you will remember in a lifetime Here i stay not in my bed, but in a wonderful and original bar This bed is for customers to drink and relax it’s perfect That jewelery box is actually a table for drinks