Agios Konstantinos is the mainland terminal for Skiathos. Trikeri Bay is on the east side of the entrance to the Gulf of Volos. The deep bay with the small fishing village offers spectacular scenery.
Skiathos is the nearest of the Sporades to the mainland coast. Until 1830 the inhabitants lived on the Kastro, an almost inaccessible rocky spur, that was connected to the island by a drawbridge which could be raised in times of siege. Today it is deserted and almost the entire population lives in Skiathos town which has become a sort of junior league Myconos with discos, bars and good restaurants livening up the night. In the daytime, the numerous sandy beaches are the main attraction.
Skopelos, like Skiathos, is densely wooded in pine over its slopes. It is also very fertile - vines, olives, almonds, pears, citrus fruit and plums for which the island is famous are grown. It is intensely cultivated and the inhabitants are farmers not seafarers. Although the island has a remote feel to it, in summer it is invaded every day by visitors who come from Skiathos for its splendid beaches. Recently archaeologists discovered evidence of a Cretan settlement which makes Skopelos the most northerly Minoan site so far unearthed.
Day 1 - Agios Konstantinos - Trikeri (33 miles)
Day 2 - Trikeri - Skiathos (30 miles)
Day 3 - Skiathos - Skopelos (19 miles)
Day 4 - Skopelos - Alonissos (6 miles)
Day 5 - Alonissos - Peristera - Kyra Panagia (18 ml)
Day 6 - Kyra Panagia - Skiros (37miles)
Day 7 - Skiros - Karistos (68 miles)
Day 8 - Karistos - Athens (32 miles)
A. Skippered charters aboard Sailing Yachts & Catamarans
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