What safety measures are in place when I land at the airport in Skiathos?
Please click here to find the latest safety measures being taken at Skiathos Airport.
Is the Air-Rail Link currently operating to/from Birmingham International train station?
The Air-Rail Link is operating between the hours of 03:30 - 00:30.
What shops, bars and restaurants are currently open at the airport?
Most of our outlets are back open at the airport. Please click here for my information.
Should I arrive earlier at the airport than normal?
All passengers are encouraged to arrive at the terminal in line with the check-in opening times for their flight.
What can I expect in Skiathos?
The whitewashed Skiathos Town is located on the south-east of the island and is full of gourmet restaurants, boutiques, bars and boats! The harbours make Skiathos a great starting point for exploring some of the other Greek islands, especially Skopelos which is just an hour's ride away on a ferry.
The island offers some of the finest beaches in the Aegean, with clear blue sparkling waters against a backdrop of the beautiful countryside. For the best golden beaches, visit Troulos and other villages along the south coastline. Lunch at one of the little tavernas for a real taste of what Skiathos has to offer.
What is the flight time to Skiathos?
The approximate flight time to Skiathos is 3 hours 30 minutes.
What is the weather like in Skiathos?
The climate of Skiathos is transitional Mediterranean which means the island boasts hot summers, and relatively cold winters. Summer runs from June to September with maximum temperatures of around 30 degrees, with rainfall being rare, making the air feel humid. Rainfall is higher from October to April but often falls as short showers or thunderstorms so isn't in the abundance.
Why should I visit Skiathos?
Regularly frequented by celebrities, Skiathos is the most cosmopolitan of the Greek islands, offering picture-perfect beaches, clear waters, and a great selection of restaurants, tavernas and bars to while away the hours.
The island offers nature lovers the chance to explores its pine forests; definitely check out the Strofilia Lagoon which is a wetland used as a refuge for many rare bird species. Whilst you're close by visit Koukounaries beach, which has won many awards for being the most beautiful beach in the Mediterranean, and is great for both water sports enthusiasts and those looking to relax.
Couples can enjoy romantic walks around Bourtzi which is home to a Venetian fortress dating back to 1207 and offers stunning views of the Aegean.
Skiathos Town, built around a harbour, is made up of small stone houses with tiled roofs, occupied by boutiques, restaurants and exclusive bars. Visit at night to really experience the cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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