Mamma Mia we’re in for a climb with the next sight seeing stop . . . we’re heading to the tiny chapel of Agios Ioannis Kastri. Made famous for being the little church in the Abba inspired film Mamma Mia – it’s where the high octane matriarch Donna (played by the ever marvellous Meryl Streep)Continue reading “Agios Ioannis Kastri”
As with all Greek Islands, Skiathos has a lovely old capital town (chora) full of maze like alleys, colourful flowers and a plethora of cafes, shops and eateries. The harbour has a view of the Bourtzi fortress and an attractive tumble of white washed houses. We meander upwards to discover where the locals live asContinue reading “Skiathos town”
We briefly stop off at the tiny Panagia Ikonistria monastery between beaches. Cared for by a tiny, old lady, it is full of icons, strong local coffee and cats – perfect! Hubby’s made another fuzzy feline friend!
Next on the Skiathos beach hitlist is another tiny wild one at Mikros Aselinos. Down a rickety set of steps to another windswept stretch of lovely sand.Mikros Aselinos or Small Aselinos is a petite sandy beach right next to the larger Megalos Aselinos beach on the north coast of Skiathos. There’s a lovely sand duneyContinue reading “Mikros Aselinos”
The first beach of the day is Ligaries Beach. A windswept and lonely spot that is empty save us when we arrive. Getting to the beach can be a bit of a challenge – there’s a dirt road that leads to the beach which is passable with our quad bike but could be a bitContinue reading “Ligaries beach”