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.

Map of the Sporades Islands of Greece
Skiathos to Athens Itinerary Options

This is only a sample Skiathos to Athens 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, Kyra Panagia Beach is a beautiful sandy beach in a small cove right between the mountains. It has a fine mixture of white sand, smooth pebbles, and crystalline water. It is located 14 km north of Pigadia, the capital of Karpathos, and close to Apella beach. In addition to relaxing on the beach, you may take a cooking class, take a walking tour, or taste local wines.

Day 3: Alonissos

Alonissos is an island of unique natural beauty, and Patitiri is the capital and the main port. Narrow whitewashed streets give a particular atmosphere to this little harbor. Dense pine forests surround the village. On the seafront, a small sandy beach shares some calmness with taverns and cafes boarding the harbor.

Votsi is a small fishing village only a couple of kilometers northwest of Patitiri. It’s a tranquil village with a picturesque harbor. Although small, Votsi offers an excellent range of tourist amenities. Small fishing boats and romantic taverns line the lovely port, creating a charming and picturesque setting.

Steni Vala is a tiny beautiful village with seaside taverns. Enjoy local cuisine at restaurants near Steni Vala, such as Tassia, Restaurant Sossinola, Divers & Kalymnia, and Fanari.

Day 4: Skopelos

Enjoy visiting the southwest side of Skopelos island.

Port on one of the Sporades Islands
Town Harbour

Day 5: Orei

Orei is a resort in the far north of Evia (134 kilometers northwest of Halkis) and south of Trikeri and Pelion on the island of Euboea. In the square of Orei is the marble statue of “the bull of Orei,” a tomb in the 4th century BC. In Orei are also the ruins of a Venetian castle built on the foundations of an old fort. You’ll find good restaurants, cafes, ouzeries, and bars at the harbor.

Day 6: Edipsos

The baths at Edipsos on Evia Island have attracted visitors for millennia. More than 80 springs have varying temperatures where lush vegetation grows to the sea. Choose seawater or mineral water, mud baths, massages, or bathe in the sea.

A stroll along the waterfront at Loutra Edipsos will lead you straight into the turn of the last century. See the baths and caves of the Roman general Sulla, located behind the National Tourist Organization’s hydrotherapy facilities. Afterward, stroll along the boardwalk of the Kyma hotel for a magical view of the sunset over the gulf.

Day 7: Atalanti

Among the points of interest in the region are:

  • The catacomb of St. Athanasius or Chamaithanas
  • St. Athanasius Church
  • The church of St. Seraphim
  • The chapel of St. John the Roda

Just 6 km (3.7 mi) from Atalanti is the port of Skala Atalanti. Here, you’ll find many restaurants, cafes, and bars. Skala is Atalanti’s main beach. The city also has many cultural events such as the Carnival, Wine Festival, Sardine Festival, Choral Festival of Atalanti, and an annual trade fair.

Day 8: Chalkis

Chalkis is particularly famous for a tidal phenomenon that takes place in Evripos. The sea swiftly changes direction every six hours, a phenomenon created by the Moon’s pull. During each change of direction, the water stops moving for about eight minutes. An ideal place to watch this event is the sliding Negroponte Bridge.

Day 9: Almyropotamos

Today you will arrive at an idyllic harbor. There is much to see and do here, so after breakfast, head to shore to see the sights, such as:

  • The Red House, which is the city’s landmark
  • Karababas fortress, a superb Venetian fort
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Municipal Art Gallery
  • Roman Aqueduct
  • the Spring of Arethousa
  • the Byzantine church of St. Nicholas

Day 10: Petalios

Petalioi is a group of islands in the North Euboean Gulf. Moreover, these uninhabited islands have a series of exquisite beaches surrounded by turquoise waters. Spend the day relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, or scuba diving.

Day 11: Karystos

Karystos (or Carystus) is a small coastal town on the Greek island of Euboea. After yesterday’s relaxation, today you may want to visit sites such as

  • Visit the ancient marble quarries in Kylindroi.
  • Also, a restored 13th-century Venetian tower on the beach to the east side of the town.
  • The Cathedral of Aghios Nikolaos.
  • The Monastery of Aghia Mavra.
  • The Monastery of Taxiarches (Archangels) in Kalyvia dates back to the 9th -12th centuries.
  • The mountain Ochi, on top of which stands one of the renowned drakospita — a megalithic construction dating back to the 6th to 2nd century BC.
  • The gorge of Dimosari.

Day 12: Kea

Kéa is beautiful, with steep mountains, small fields, olive groves, vineyards, valleys, picturesque coves, hiking trails, and beaches. In addition to enjoying birdwatching, cave exploring, swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Diving enthusiasts will especially like seeing the wreck of the Britannic the sister ship to the Titanic.

Sign to The Lion of Kea on Kea Island in the Cyclades islands of Greece.
Sign to The Lion of Kea

Hike to see the ancient sculpture “The Lion of Kea” from the 6th century BC.

Days 13: Laviron

Lavrion is a charming port with much to see and do. Visit historical landmarks such as the Ancient Theater of Lavrion. Planet Blue Diving Centre offers diving trips to the surrounding corals and shipwrecks if you like diving.

Day 14: Athens – Alimos Marina

Arrive at the Alimos Marina and say farewell to new friends. This is the end of your Skiathos to Athens itinerary until you return.

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