Top things to do in Skiathos Town

Top Choice Taverna in Skiathos Town

Taverna-Ouzerie Kabourelia

Poke your nose into the open kitchen to glimpse the day’s catch at this popular taverna at the old port. Perfect fish grills and house wine are served at moderate prices. Grilled octopus and taramasalata (a thick pu…
Top Choice Antiques in Skiathos Town

Galerie Varsakis

Browse for unusual antiques, such as 19th-century spinning sticks made by grooms for their intended brides – the collection rivals the best Greek folklore museums. Upstairs is a dazzling display of the owner's paint…
Top Choice Italian in Skiathos Town

Maria's Pizza

Locals rave about this lively, colourful and central eatery (look out for the plates embedded in the wall; it's opposite the town hall). There's queues (so reserve) and enjoy very genuine Italian cuisine. The pizzas…
Top Choice Cafe in Skiathos Town


This is a great, quick and super-friendly stop for baguettes, cold drinks, ice cream and fresh juice, and breakfast goodies before early ferry departures.
Top Choice Ristorante in Skiathos Town

La Cucina di Maria

Excellent thin-crust pizza twirled in the air is just the beginning at this popular spot above the old port. Fresh pasta, fine meat and fish grills in a colourful setting under the mulberry tree: look out for the br…
Antiques in Skiathos Town

Loupos & His Dolphins

Find delicate hand-painted icons, handsome ceramics and an array of jewellery at this quality bougainvillea-framed gallery shop, in the courtyard by Papadiamantis House Museum.
Bar in Skiathos Town


Handsome Kentavros promises rock, jazz and blues, and has been getting the thumbs-up from locals and expats since 1978 for its mellow ambience, artwork and sturdy drinks.
Arts & Crafts in Skiathos Town

Blue House Art Gallery

Handmade jewellery, ceramics and vintage pieces stand out at this intimate and lovely shop behind the old port.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Skiathos Town

Olive Tree Skiathos

This small, inviting and earthy shop features handcrafted bowls, jewellery and more, all made from olive wood.
Museum in Skiathos Town

Papadiamantis House Museum

Skiathos was the birthplace of famous 19th-century Greek novelist and short-story writer Alexandros Papadiamantis, who is looked on as the father of modern Greek literature, and whose writings draw upon the hard liv…