Welcome to Greece
A holiday in Greece has long been a favoured option for families, couples and singles alike. With its wealth of historical and cultural sites, a Greek holiday is perfect for those looking to inform themselves about Greece's fascinating past. For the best of both worlds, why not book a cheap flight to Skiathos with Condor? This island has everything a holiday-goer could ever wish for!
Skiathos is an island situated in the northwestern part of the Aegean Sea. When you arrive on your Condor flight to Skiathos, something about the island might strike you as familiar. That's because it served as the backdrop for the 2008 film "Mamma Mia". THe traditional villages, beautiful beaches and fascinatng historical sites, make booking a flight to Skiathos for your next holiday a perfect choice for travellers of all ages and interests.
There are a variety of ways to reach the island, but the easiest is definitely booking a cheap flight with Condor. Regular flights to Skiathos leave via stop-over in Munich during the high season, so June - September. However, cheap flights to Skiathos are available throughout the year. If you'd prefer to visit the island in the off season. The flight only takes a little over two hours, making it a great choice for a weekend away or an extended stay.
If you'd like to explore more during your stay on Skiathos, a flight to Athens first may be an appealing option. Condor offers cheap flights to a variety of destinations throughout the Greek Isles. Whether you'd like to see the capital city of Athens, or the charming islands of Corfu or Skiathos, a cheap flight is waiting for you at Condor. Start planning your next holiday today!
Top sights in Greece
Upon the arrival of your flight to Skiathos, explore the main town centre for an overview of the various sites and activities throughout the island. With only 5000 residents, Skiathos Town is charming and traditional, retaining an old-world feel. It's also easy to explore on foot.
The Evagelistria monastery
The Evagelistria monastery located on the island of Skiathos plays a significant role in Greek history, as the first national flag of Greece was sewn and raised here in 1807. Although the monastery is still operational, it welcomes visitors to sample its homemade wine and other local confections.
One of the island's bus routes follows a winding course along the southern coast of Skiathos. Many of its stops are for the island's numerous beaches. The end stop is the popular beach Koukounaries, which offers not only golden sands and pristine waters, but also a beautful pine forest offering respite from the summer heat.
If you'd like to explore the waters around Skiathos, numerous boat charter companies can help you tour the nearby uninhabited islands and offer valuable information about the maritime geography of the region. There are also dive companies offering tours for experienced and beginning divers alike.
Having retained much of its old-world charm, a trip to Skiathos wouldn't be complete without a stop in one of the island's many local tavernas. Sample traditional delicacies, enjoy traditional music and cap the night off with a glass of local wine or ouzo.