Skiathos Town

Skiathos Town

Skiathos Town

About Skiathos Town

Skiathos Town or Chora is the main harbour for the island and capital of Skiathos. This will be the best place to stay for a lot of people travelling to Skiathos. It offers plenty of bars and restaurants for the evenings and is on the main road so it’s easy to get from here to any of the other resorts, beaches or attractions that you want to visit.

There are no beaches in Skiathos town, Megali Ammos beach is the closest and is just a few minutes walk out of town so if you want a resort with a beach look elsewhere, although what it lacks in sand it makes up for in charm and character and you can always hire a car or get the bus to any number of the gorgeous beaches around the island.

In the town you’ll find a wealth of restaurants, bars and tavernas, the most popular and expensive generally being those right on the harbour front or with the best sea views. The places that are slightly further back and lost in the cobbled streets will be cheaper and most likely offer a bit more authentic charm.

Skiathos town also has a couple of clubs to keep the party animals amongst you going well into the small hours, but for everyone else you’ll probably find yourself enjoying a nice evening meal and watching the world go by with a cocktail, Mythos or a carafe of local wine.

Also in Skiathos town you’ll find the Papadiamantis House Museum and the open air cinema.

Quick look guide to Skiathos Town

Very Popular
Couples
Good for Couples
Family Friendly
Good for Families
Hotels
Lots of Hotels
Variety of Night Life
Choice of Restaurants
Assortment of Shops
Live Music
Live Music
Karaoke
Karaoke
Greek Dancing
Greek Dancing
Night Clubs
Night Clubs
Harbour
Harbour
Museum
Museum
Scuba Diving
Cinema
Traditional
Boat Tours
Capital
Capital

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5/5
Alan
We LOVE Skiathos!
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My wife and I absolutely loved our holiday to Skiathos, we stayed just outside the capital and walked in every night. It has a fantastic atmosphere, even in September when we went and there's loads to do and some gorgeous restaurants.

We loved it so much we're planning on going back for our 10 year anniversary in a couple of years time.

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Where next?

Go to the Skiathos resort guide to find out about the towns and villages on the island.

Find out about the best beaches in Skiathos including their locations on the island.

Find something to keep you entertained with our Skiathos sight seeing guide.

Go to the main Skiathos guide to find out more about this lovely Aegean island and what it has to offer the holiday maker

Find information on another Greek island, whether that’s to hop from Skiathos on a day trip or to research an alternative destination.

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