Skyros is a picturesque destination located in the Sporades, Greece, known for its stunning landscapes and rich heritage. The island is characterized by its diverse terrain, which includes sandy beaches, rocky cliffs and lush green hills. 

One of the main attractions of Skyros is its ancient history. The island is said to be the birthplace of the mythical hero, Achilles, and is home to several archaeological sites, including the ruins of the ancient city of Palamari and the medieval castle of Skyros town.

For nature lovers, Skyros offers a range of outdoor activities. The island’s rugged coastline is perfect for snorkeling, diving, and boat trips to explore hidden coves and sea caves. Hiking enthusiasts can venture into the island’s interior to discover breathtaking landscapes and panoramic views.

When it comes to cuisine, Skyros boasts a variety of traditional Greek dishes, with an emphasis on fresh seafood, locally sourced ingredients, and flavorsome herbs and spices. Visitors can enjoy delicious meals at the island’s tavernas, accompanied by local wine or ouzo.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation on the beach, exploration of ancient history, or immersion in Greek culture, Skyros has something to offer every traveler. 

Through Skyros Airport (SKU) located 14km northest of Chora .

From Athens International Airport (ATH) (Duration 40 min) and Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG) mainly .

From Kymi Port in Evia (Duration 2 hours) 165km (3 hours by car/bus) north of Athens, daily during the summer season . 


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