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ACTIVITIES IN SKIATHOS

Activities in Skiathos are numerous and can make visitors live unique experiences by enjoying the beauty of the island in conjunction with sports such as:

 

Water Sports

 

On every beach of the island you can enjoy water sports such as Water ski, Jet Ski, Windsurfing, water rings and parachute.

Scuba Diving

Skiathos Diving Center after strenuous efforts managed to obtain permission for diving in Skiathos. So, the visitors who have the necessary qualification will have the opportunity to explore the magnificent depths of the island. The diving centre is located at the main port of Skiathos.
Web: www.skiathosdiving.gr

Skiathos Tennis Club

Apart from some hotels that have their own tennis courts, in the center of the country there is Skiathos Tennis Club, with four modern tennis courts and a pool.
Tel .: +30 24270 24054

 

Horse Riding

Skiathos Riding Center is located at Koukounaries. The riding school will give you unique moments, riding up on the highest peaks of the mountains and through impassable trails.
Tel .: +30 24270 49548

The monasteries in Skiathos

The Monastery of Panagia Kounistra
It is approximately 10 km. away from the town of Skiathos. Access to the monastery is easy, since the paved road will bring you to the door of the monastery.
The Monastery of the Annunciation
It is approximately 3.5 km. away from the town of Skiathos, in Agalianos area.

Trekking

Skiathos has a lot more to offer than carefree summers in the sea, wonderful beaches and clean waters. It is the only island in the entire Northern Aegean, or perhaps even the entire country, that also offers:
25 well-marked hiking trails, 197kms in length, with the following
- Difficulty ranging from easy to medium-to-hard
- Duration from 1 to 6 hours
- Passing through fascinating natural vistas
- Wonderful panoramic views
- Ideal spots for a quick rest or even a romantic picnic
- Giving you the opportunity to meet the most important areas of the island
- Guided hiking
- New in Skiathos
- Geocaching (look by www.geocaching.com) and routes for Mountainbiking!

Bike Riding

Our friends who love cycling can choose among many routes with different level of difficulty each. Bicycle rental shops are numerous, while prices vary depending on season and length of rental.
Of course, the use of the bicycle is a healthier and certainly more economy solution for the traveler who wants to visit the rest of Skiathos beyond the town and to come closer to nature and the countryside of the island.