The Sporades are ideal for island-hopping, presenting amazing waters for swimming and a green natural scenery. Most popular is the beautiful island of Skiathos, boasting amazing beaches (like "Lalaria" if there are no winds) and historical churches. Another known island is Skopelos; ideal for calmness and relaxation. This is where the movie ' MAMMA MIA' was filmed! Peaceful Alonissos and unspoiled Skyros are also popular, especially for visitors seeking for tranquility.
The most popular island of the Sporades group, attracting thousands of visitors every summer! Skiathos has large stunning beaches, some of which are Koukounaries, Babanistas and Lalaria with the sea caves. The waters of the island are a diver's dream, while the lush countryside of Skiathos offers great opportunity for hiking! Don't miss the chance to visit her beautiful Old Port near the picturesque Bourtzi, which was the backdrop of the scene in Mamma Mia movie with Meryl Streep! And for the nightlife lovers, there are several bars and clubs for every taste!
Skopelos belongs to the Sporades group and is located between Skiathos and Alonissos. Skopelos island is a great place for families and couples. The island is full of green landscapes and crystal clear beaches. Chora and Glossa are the main traditional villages that the island presents, boasting breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. The Church of Agios Ioannis, one of the filming locations of the Hollywood movie Mamma Mia, is very nice to visit, located on top of a rock. You should definitely explore the Cape Amarandos with the transparent waters and the famous beach of Agnontas for pure relaxation under the sun!
Alonissos can be reached by boat from Agios Konstantinos port or Volos. Wander in Patitiri, the island's town with the traditional houses with terracotta roofs and blue-painted shutters and balconies or visit the Old Town (Chora) and admire the nature. From the port, the visitors can rent excursion boats and enjoy a visit to the Blue Cave and the Marine Park, home to the Mediterranean Monk Seal of Monachus Monachus! Alonissos has emerald beaches with sparkling waters and a breathtaking natural beauty! Beaches not to be missed are Chrissi Milia, Leftos Gialos and Kokkinokastro, all with calm waters and surrounded by a wonderful green scenery!
The island of Skyros is the ideal destination for relaxation! The main village is Chora. Molos is one of the most popular beaches the island presents. There are some other beautiful beach places such as Atsitsa, Agios Phocas (difficult access if there are winds) and Kalamitsa bay (easier access by yacht). Skyros is also chosen for holidays from couples and families, as it's quite unspoiled with picturesque natural views. The island is also famous for the Skyrian horses, one of the rarest and oldest horse breeds, which you can see at the various farms. Fill your day with scuba diving, hiking and in the evening enjoy the spectacular sunset at Ktima Atsitsa.