8 days in Skiathos & Skopelos Itinerary

8 days in Skiathos & Skopelos Itinerary

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8 days in Skiathos & Skopelos Itinerary

Start: Athens
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Skiathos
— 5 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
Skopelos
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h
End: Athens

5
nights
Skiathos

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Kolios Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Nostos Beach and Xanemos Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bourtzi Beach, delve into the distant past at Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia, enjoy the sand and surf at Megali Ammos Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at The Blue House Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Skiathos driving holiday site .

Athens to Skiathos is an approximately 3-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Skiathos hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Skopelos.

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The Blue House Art Gallery ©
The Blue House Art Gallery
Maratha Beach ©
Maratha Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Skopelos

Skopelos ©
Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
On the 14th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Metamorphosis of Sotiras, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Evangelistria, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Velanio Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kastani Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Ioannis Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Chapel, and then make a trip to Panagitsa of Pyrgos.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Skopelos tour itinerary maker website .

Ride a ferry from Skiathos to Skopelos in 2 hours. In July in Skopelos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Kastani Beach ©
Kastani Beach
Agios Ioannis Chapel ©
Agios Ioannis Chapel

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