Discover Sporades

A complex of unique islands in the northern Aegean Sea | Unlimited opportunities

 

Ideal for island hopping holidays – Explore Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos, Skiros and many other smaller uninhabited islands.

One of the greatest sailing destinations in Greece is Sporades, a group of islands in the Northern part of the Aegean Sea. Sporades islands are wonderful to explore: The natural beauty of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros will surprise you. Distances between the islands are short, so hopping from one to the next is easy.

The weather is typically amazing from May until mid-Autumn in October with mild winds and plenty of sunshine. There are many places to visit at the four main Islands Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros as well as the plenty of bays and beaches to discover in the smaller uninhabited islands like Kyra Panagia. In the northern part of the island complex is the National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades, a protected natural reserve for terrestrial and marine wildlife including the cutest seal of all, the Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus Monachus.

You can reach these islands by plane directly to Skiathos from many European airports, by ferry from Volos and Thessaloniki or you can simply drive to Thessaloniki or Chalkidiki and start your sailing adventure from there!

Why sailing in Sporades?

Safe and equipped ports

Mild winds and good weather from May to October

Plenty of protected gulfs to spend the night on anchor

Beautiful beaches and natural environment

Great food:

  • Pies in Scopelos

  • Goat meat in Skiathos

  • Fresh fish in Alonissos

Our recommendations:

Skiathos:

  • Koukounaries beach

  • Lalaria beach

  • Nightlife

Skopelos:

  • Traditional pies

  • Visit the famous Mama Mia beaches Kastani, Panormo, Staphylo, Elia.

Alonissos:

  • Visit Alonissos Chora, a well preserved traditional village

  • Fresh fish at Steni Vala

Skyros:

  • Explore the Skyros Chora

  • Climb up the Monastery of Agios Georgios

  • Meet the Skyrian horses, a unique ancient horse breed found only in Skyros.

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