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The Sporades Travel Guide

Plan Your The Sporades Vacation

Little mentioned in mythology or history, the Sporades confidently rely on their great natural beauty and cultural history to attract visitors. Some locals poetically claim them to be the handful of colored pebbles the gods were left with after creating the world, and as an afterthought, they flung them over the northwestern Aegean.

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Sun-and-Fun Skiathos Thousands of international sunseekers head here to enjoy famous beaches and then work on their neon tans in the buzzing nightclubs.
  2. Skyros's Style Set against a dramatic rock, the main town of Skyros is a showstopper of Cycladic houses colorfully set with folk wood carvings and embroideries.
  3. Sylvan Skopelos Not far from the verdant forests lie 40 picturesque monasteries and Skopelos town, looking like a Sporades Positano.
  4. Golden Sands The beaches are best on Skiathos, the star location being Koukounaries, whose luscious sands are famous throughout Greece.
  5. "Forever England" The grave of Edwardian poet Rupert Brooke draws pilgrims to Vouno on Skyros.

When To Go

When to Go to The Sporades

Winter is least desirable, as the weather turns cold and rainy; most hotels, rooms, and restaurants are closed, and ferry service is minimal. If ...

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