Sporades Islands Charter Itineraries
Partially exposed to the Meltemi summer wind but much calmer than in the Cyclades, the Sporades offer relaxed sailing, ideal for families and nature lovers. Sporades island’s charter itineraries generally explore the three principal islands:
Nearest to the mainland, Skiathos centers on a cosmopolitan harbor town packed with cocktail bars and seafood restaurants. Behind the town, a network of well-marked hiking paths leads to dozens of fine beaches. Skiathos’ best-known beach is Koukounaries, a swath of golden sand in a wide curving bay, where you might spend a night at anchor.
For many yachters, the highlight of the Sporades is Alonissos, home to Alonissos Marine Park, the habitat of protected Mediterranean monk seals, dolphins, falcons, eagles, and cormorants. Moor up in Patitiri port and hike up to hilltop Alonissos Town for supper, then spend several days discovering Alonissos’ indented coast, with lovely unspoiled coves and nearby uninhabited islets.
Nearby, the largest of the Sporades, Skopelos, was the film set for Mamma Mia (2008), starring Meryl Streep. You can visit locations such as Agios Giannis beach with its tiny chapel perched high upon a rock, where the film’s wedding scene took place. Also, explore centuries-old monasteries and feast on local lobster pasta, slow-cooked lamb, and traditional cheese pies in Skopelos Town.
Your itinerary might also include the Gulf of Volos. The vibrant port city of Volos and Mount Pelion has lush forests and orchards. Volos is one of the largest and most beautiful Greek cities and is home to one of the country’s busiest ports.
Skiathos to Athens 14-Day Itinerary
Skiathos is a beautiful place to begin your Skiathos to Athens 14-day Itinerary. It has an international airport and boasts some of the best beaches in Greece. Neighboring Skopelos also attracts hordes of summer visitors. Alonnisos and Skyros are both relatively unspoiled and appeal to independent travelers that seek tranquility. Skiathos to Athens Itinerary Options This is only a sample Skiathos to Athens 14-day Itinerary. Your Captain will work with you to design the perfect itinerary suited to your tastes and interests. Day 1 | Skiathos Board your yacht in beautiful Skiathos, the liveliest island of the Sporades group. It has lush pine forests, crystal-clear waters, and sixty stunning beaches. Moreover, Skiathos also has a lively nightlife and attracts thousands of young visitors every year. Many bars and clubs exist, and the pedestrian street by the Old Harbor is an entertainment hotspot. Day 2 | Kyra Panagia On Karpathos island,...
Skiathos to Athens 8-day Itinerary
Skiathos is a beautiful place to begin your Skiathos to Athens 8-day Itinerary. It has an international airport and boasts some of the best beaches in Greece. Neighboring Skopelos also attracts hordes of summer visitors. Alonnisos and Skyros are both relatively unspoiled and appeal to independent travelers that seek tranquility. Skiathos to Athens Itinerary Options This is only a sample Skiathos to Athens 8-day itinerary. Your Captain will work with you to design the perfect itinerary suited to your tastes and interests. Skiathos Board your yacht in beautiful Skiathos, the liveliest island of the Sporades group. It has lush pine forests, crystal-clear waters, and sixty stunning beaches. Skiathos also has an exciting nightlife and attracts thousands of young visitors every year. Many bars and clubs exist, and the pedestrian street by the Old Harbor is an entertainment hotspot. Skiathos, Greece. Photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash. Day 1 | Skopelos...
Skiathos to Skiathos 14-day Itinerary
The Greek islands are so beautiful it is difficult to choose just one itinerary. Your Captain will help you decide where to travel based on your interests and desires. The following is one sample Skitathos to Skiathos 14-day itinerary. Beach on Skiathos. Day 1 | Skiathos Skiathos, the most developed island in the Sporades, is green and has over 60 beaches. Board your yacht here and have lunch while sailing to your first stop, Pithos. Day 2 | Pithos (Palaio Trikeri) The beautiful island of Trikeri has remained almost unchanged architecturally since the turn of the century. You can walk from one side of the island to the other in 30 minutes, and no cars or motorcycles are allowed. Visit the post-Byzantine Church of Evangelistrias north of the port. Day 3 | Volos Volos is one of the largest cities in Greece and is home to numerous halls, churches, and...
Skiathos to Skiathos Greece Itinerary
Your Skiathos to Skiathos Greece Itinerary will take you to some of the most stunning places in Greece. This itinerary is only a sample of what you can do and see. Your Captain will help you craft a tailor-made vacation for you and your guests. Skiathos to Skiathos Sailing Itinerary Day 1 | Skiathos Begin your charter in Skiathos Town. Skiathos Island is the most popular of the Greek Sporades islands. The small island has over 60 sunny beaches, lively nightlife, and quiet seaside towns. Skiathos is the biggest and most famous town, boasting many restaurants, shops, and clubs. Day 2 | Trikeri On day two, arrive at the tiny island of Trikeri in the Pagasitic Gulf. The serenity of this paradise is undisturbed by the sounds of urban life. No cars are on the lush green island; however, some narrow lanes and hiking trails crisscross the island. The port...
Sporades Islands Charter Itineraries Highlights
Places to see
- Skiathos Town
- Koukounaries beach
- Skopelos film locations from Mamma Mia
- Alonissos Marine Park
- Mount Pelion
Things to do
- Scuba diving
- Sea kayaking
- Nightlife (in Skiathos Town)
- Take a walk along the seaside Argonauts Way in Volos
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