Hidden Gems of the Aegean: Sporades

This blog series is dedicated to introducing you to lesser known, but immensely beautiful Greek islands, that for one reason or another, warranty a visit. In the newest edition of our hidden gems series we shed some light on the Sporades, which happen to be the home of some stunning locations with rich history.

Skiathos (Sporades)

The westernmost island of the Sporades, Skiathos' proximity to the peninsula in Magnesia, render it a great destination to combine both mainland and island destination in your Greek vacation. Due to its small size, the island of Skiathos never played a major role in antiquity. However, it holds a dear place in the heart of Greeks as it was the place where the first flag of modern Greece was created during the War for Independence.

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