North Sporades

Northern Sporades is a group of islands in the Aegean Sea, which are east of Magnesia.

They consist of several islands, other larger and smaller. The most important are four: Skyros, Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. Since these islands Skyros belongs to the prefecture of Euboea, while the rest (along with all the other smaller islands) belong to Magnesia and is known as the Northern Sporades.

The three main islands, Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos offers 200 beaches with turquoise waters, few villages are situated next to each other white houses on the slopes, some with signs of the 1965 earthquake, and more than 500 are in churches marked by tradition northern Sporades.The seeds have remained almost untouched by mass tourism, but this may change as the mayors in their efforts to attract visitors outside the tourist season and rightly so, since the unspoiled nature, beautiful beaches and crystal clear water sea ??level, is particularly attractive. Skiathos is the island with easy access thanks to the small airport available and summer its population doubles often reaching 10,000 people, while the main shopping street is named after the most important writers of Papadiamantis, with beaches, Koukounaries and Lalaria be the most beautiful castle and the old
capital city of have fantastic frescoes.

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