The Sporades Travel Guide
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Little mentioned in Mythology or history, the Sporades confidently rely on their great natural beauty 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.
Accommodations reflect the pace of tourism on each particular island: Skopelos has a fair number of hotels, Skiathos a huge number, but there are far fewer...read more
Eating and drinking out in the Sporades is as much about savoring the ambience as consuming the fresh island food. But ask your waiter for suggestions about...read more
Things To Do in The Sporades
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Sun-and-Fun Skiathos: Thousands of international sunseekers head here to enjoy famous beaches and then work on their neon tans in the buzzing... Read more
You'll hit a Beach Blanket Bingo at any of the blonde beaches of the Sporades. With their crystal-clear waters, they make an excellent retreat... Read more
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With the Aegean Sea as its backdrop, Greece serves a heavy hand of magical Mediterranean living.... Read more
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