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Troulos

Troulos beach has soft golden sand and is well organised with several tavernas for food and drinks. There’s a large hotel right on the beach who allow people to use their bar, toilets and swimming pool which can make for a nice change from swimming in the sea.

Kanapitsa

Kanapitsa is a narrow sandy beach on the east coast of the Kalamaki peninsula. To get to Kanapitsa beach get off the bus at stop 12 and take the 15 minute walk along the coastal road, you can also use the water taxi that runs to and from Skiathos Town.

Tsougria

Tsougria beach is not part of the Skiathos mainland, it’s actually an islet across from the port of Skiathos town. There’s a regular boat service from the harbour which costs 10 Euros for an open ended return trip and there tends to be 2 or 3 trips out and back.

Kastro

Kastro beach is a small secluded beach on the northern tip of Skiathos island away from the more popular southern beaches. The taverna offers excellent sea food, Greek specialities and refreshments but there's no sun loungers or water sports.

Tzaneria

Tzaneria beach is approximately 120m long, it consists of coarse sand and lots of facilities including rows and rows of sun loungers, a taverna that plays music and serves food and drinks, water sports like pedalos, boat hire and other thrill rides.

Kolios

Kolios beach is located on the north west corner of the Kalamaki peninsular which is down on the south coast. It's a coarse sand beach with a single taverna that's not always open, there’s a couple of rows of sun loungers as well as plenty of space too.

Vassilias

Vassilias beach is roughly half way between Skiathos Town and the Kalamaki peninsular it's a narrow beach that’s well organised with plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas, a beach taverna and a huge array of water sports, canoes and boat hire.

Papadiamantis House

The Papadiamantis House is a museum in Skiathos town. It's a recreation of the house as it was when Alexander Papadiamantis lived and worked there and contains some of his possesions. He wrote nearly 200 short stories, mostly about Greek island life.

Open Air Cinema

The open air cinema is located on Papadiamantis street in Skiathos town, just a couple of minutes walk from the harbour. The cinema is open during the peak summer months and shows a variety of films with the ABBA movie Mamma Mia! being popular.

Evangelistria Monastery

The Monastery Evangelistria in Skiathos is the most appealing of the island’s religious sites. It's beautifully well kept with flowers, bunting and immaculate grounds making it a peaceful place to have a wander around or spend some time to yourself.

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