Rent a car in Skiathos
Skiathos is located in the Sporades island complex and is the closest island to Volos, the capital of Magnesia. Very close to Skiathos are two more beautiful islands, Skopelos and Alonissos. Skiathos is a beautiful green island with world-famous beaches where the green mountains meet the blue of the sea. A fantastic combination of colours and emotions. An island full of energy and intense nightlife with bars and restaurants. Also ideal for those who just want to relax with good food and some ouzo (Greek drink) by the sea. Ideally, to explore the island, you can rent a car in Skiathos with Hellas Car.
Excursion to the beaches of Skiathos by car
Some of the most famous beaches which are inside the list of the best beaches in Greece are the Koukounaries. This beach is famous for its endless soft sand. Also the Lalaria beach, with turquoise water in the sea similar to an exotic island and the famous white pebbles. Other notable beaches are Banana, Vromolimnos, the island of Tsugria and many more fantastic choices if you are a fan of variety. If you are a mountain lover, Skiathos will not disappoint you. It has a beautiful mountainside and an imposing 14th-century castle.
Entertainment in Skiathos
Whatever your preferences, one thing is for sure that you will spend plenty of time in the city of Skiathos. Entering the port, you will find Bourtzi. An islet with many pine trees with the ruins of a Venetian fortress awakening memories of another era. In the country of Skiathos, there are numerous restaurants for all tastes, bars with the famous big pillows on the cobbled stairs to relax with great cocktails early in the evening or start your night out before arriving at one of the famous nightclubs for endless fun until the morning. Arrange a car rental in Skiathos and start your journey!
Visit Papadiamantis Museum
The most famous street of the island, Papadiamantis Street, is also located in Skiathos city centre. It was named after Alexander Papadiamantis, one of the most important Greek writers as the “Saint of Greek Letters”, as he was called, was born and raised here. His home has been turned into a museum that attracts thousands of tourists every year and is one of the most important historical attractions you will find on the island.
Skiathos Airport (JSI)
Alexandros Papadiamantis International Airport in Skiathos was built in 1972, 4 kilometres from the city centre and is one of the 14 regional airports that in 2015 were granted to Fraport for 40 years. Moving to the island requires a car hire as the public transport is not good enough and the island has dozens of beautiful experiences to offer as long as you are flexible in your transportation with a rental car. Book a car for your vacation instantly, easily and quickly through our website www.hellascar.com, as you can book a car rental directly from either the airport or the port of Skiathos depending on the way you plan to travel to the island.