Holidays in Skyros
If you are looking for a beautiful destination in Greece for your holidays then look no further than the unique island of Skyros. Located in the Aegean sea and accessible by air and sea, the island offers the perfect setting for holidays filled with relaxation and adventure. Part of the chain of islands known as the Sporades, Skyros is a place of immense charm and natural beauty.
Skyros is a wonderful destination during the summer and has some excellent soft sandy beaches where you can relax and enjoy the crystal blue and refreshing waters of the Aegean. There are a number of coastal towns and resorts around the island that make perfect places to stay and experience everything that Skyros has to offer.
The southern region of the island is very sparse with wild vegetation and mountains. In the north half of the island is where you will find the various towns and villages. The main port of Skyros is Linaria which is located on the western side of the island at approximately halfway between the north and south. The islands airport is located in the north and caters for domestic and international flights.
The capital town of the island is Chora which is perched up high and overlooks the eastern coast. From Chora you can enjoy some spectacular views of the sandy beach of Magazia and Molos. The town is very interesting and traditional and is perfect for exploring. Take a walk along the winding roads and get a glimpse of real and authentic everyday life on the island.
The coastal towns of Magazia and Molos are two of the most popular on the island and the huge sandy beach here is filled with holidaymakers during the hot summer months. There are also a number of quieter and less busy coastal towns that you can head to. Whether you want to unwind and relax or to enjoy adventure and excitement, the island of Skyros has something for everyone.
If you like outdoor activities such as trekking and horse riding then you will be able to explore the island at your own pace, and sample its pure natural charm and beauty. However, if you simply want to lie on a beach and soak up the sun, then this is possible as well.
Skyros is a really wonderful island and the perfect place to experience an authentic Greek island holiday. Though the island has an excellent infrastructure for tourism, it has still maintained its original charms and appearances. When you visit Skyros for yourself, you will see why so many others instantly fall in love with this delightful island in the middle of the Aegean sea.