Discover wonderful protected coves
and small friendly fishing harbors.
A total escape is guaranteed.

One week in the Sporades – Evia

This one-week itinerary from Achillio takes you to the discovery of places of exceptional natural beauty, with stops in small picturesque fishing harbors, villages and towns typical of the friendly inhabitants and customs Traditional.

Upon boarding in Achillio, has the very rural and mountainous aspect up to Trikeri and to the North of the Euboea peninsula you will almost still feel on the Mainland. Then, sailing offshore, to the islands of Skiathos, Skópelos and Alonissos you will have the opportunity to admire impressive cliffs springing from the turquoise sea.

It is also an ideal place for diving enthusiasts, several underwater caves are in the area, often serving as a refuge for seals Monachus.

And don’t forget to taste all the specialties of this archipelago, which are filled with fresh produce, seafood and fish.

Achillio: a small port or do not gather more than a dozen fishermen boats and boating boats, Achillio is a village where time flows slowly. Two or three tavernas are the meeting point that most of the inhabitants of the village will share with you their stories. A village authentically Greek and ideal to start quietly this holiday.

Agia Kiriaki (Trikeri): a small navigation to the village of Trikeri to continue your holiday in the villages forgotten by the tourism.  At the end of the peninsula of the magnesia lies the village of Agia Kiriaki which until the years 1970, was only accessible by boat and thus keeps its typical character of fisherman village, or Greek island, with its charming little wharf or you can Moor and stroll to the top of the village of Trikeri.

Skiathos: the port of Skiathos is quite large but often well filled. Avoid getting there on a Friday or Saturday or most of the pleasure boats are back at their base. There is always the possibility of staying at anchor in the well protected Bay of Skiathos Harbor. The village is very picturesque with its red-roofed houses and flowered alleys. It is also a lively village, the liveliest of Sporades, very cosmopolitan with its many bars, restaurants, tavernas and shops, where you will find everything. The Bay of Koukounaries or the islet of Tsougria offer a possibility for a mooring in turquoise waters and sandy bottom, but only if the weather permits.

Alonissos: for the navigation of Skiathos to the island of Alonissos, you can stop in the Bay of Panormos on the island of Skópelos to enjoy a swim. In Alonissos you have the choice to moor at the port of Patitiri or Steni vala. Both are small and charming harbors, where fishermen’s boats and pleasure boats are coating. Much of the island is in the nature reserve, and so the tuna fishery is made in a sustainable and responsible way. It is therefore advisable to taste this specialty. It is a very green, quiet island that has not been invaded by tourism. If you go there on August 15th, you will have the opportunity to be present for the feast of the representation of the local wedding, a very picturesque and amusing custom with traditional music and the local Tsípouro at will.

Skópelos: at the port of Skópelos you can moor on a long dock quite well protected from the wind and with a sandy bottom. The village is very beautiful with its rooftops of slate houses and its Venetian fortress at the top. A very Green Island or vegetation descends to the edge of the water and hiking trails to discover the Interior of the island. You will also find a very good culinary tradition, so taste local products such as the famous cheese tart and plum.

Oreoi: Oreoi is a quiet village located in the North of the Euboea peninsula. You will find a large dock to Moor in a very well protected Bay and several tavernas to taste Greek cuisine, as well as a sandy beach a few meters from the port for a last swim.

 

 

 

 

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