Part of Thessaly, the Sporades Islands group are ideal for a 2-3 day trip. Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos are three lush green enchanting islands with stunning shores. Among them, the famous sea park of the Northern Sporades. Skiathos is the birthplace of the writer Alexandros Papadiamantis, where you can enjoy a relaxing swim in Koukounaries, one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Skopelos is the island where “Mamma Mia” was filmed, also known for the unique architecture of its capital town, Hora. Last but not least Alonissos has unbelievable hiking trails, the perfect place to explore the beauty of unspoiled nature.
Another option for a day trip is to explore the south Pelion region. This part is blessed in terms of naturally beautiful beaches and its coastline is perfect for summer getaways. Visit Katigiorgis a beautiful and traditional fishing village very close to the beaches of Liri, Vromoneri and Mourtias. Or you can choose the popular and organized beach of Platanias which offers a sea taxi service that can transfer visitors from one beach to the other. One of the most famous and popular beaches in South Pelion is the golden sandy beach of Mikro. If you love quiet and peaceful locations the Potistika beach provide an ideal place to relax.