Where are the Sporades in Greece?

Where are the Sporades in Greece?

The Sporades islands are geographically located between the Greek mainland and the Greek islands of North-Eastern Aegean, almost in the center of the Aegean Sea.

Which islands make up the Sporades?

Sporades, group of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, lying northeast of Euboea (Modern Greek: Évvoia) island, including Skíathos, Skópelos, Skyros, and Alónnisos, as well as neighbouring islets.

Where is Sporades located?

The (Northern) Sporades (/ˈspɒrədiːz/; Greek: Βόρειες Σποράδες, Vóries Sporádhes, [ˈvories spoˈraðes]) are an archipelago along the east coast of Greece, northeast of the island of Euboea, in the Aegean Sea. They consist of 24 islands, four of which are permanently inhabited: Alonnisos, Skiathos, Skopelos and Skyros.

What region of Greece is Skiathos?


Skiathos Σκιάθος
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Sporades

Is Skiathos a tourist?

Tourism in Skiathos is very popular. In fact, this is the busiest of the Sporades islands, famous for the endless beaches and lush greenery. Skiathos is known for the vivid nightlife and the wild parties, which is why Skiathos vacation is very popular among young crowds.

How do you get to Greek Sporades?

Ferries. The main ports to the Sporades islands are the ports of Volos and Agios Constantinos, in central Greece. Ferries from these two ports go to the islands of Skiathos, Skopelos, and Alonissos. Ferries to Skyros depart from Kymi, a small port town in Evia island.

Is Skiathos an Aegean island?

Skiathos is a Greek island in the northwest Aegean Sea and is part of the Sporades archipelago. There are two ways that you can visit this beautiful island.

Is Skiathos near Crete?

The distance between Skiathos and Crete is 463 km. How do I travel from Skiathos to Crete without a car? The best way to get from Skiathos to Crete without a car is to car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 16h 39m and costs .

What is Skiathos like in Greece?

Skiathos town is lovely very Greek and quaint with lovely narrow streets and shops and enough tavernas to try a different one every night for a month. There are lovely boat trips from the harbour and Greek nights to keep you entertained all the holiday.

How big is Skiathos?

19.27 mi²Skiathos / Area