Photographer's Note

Skiathos is an island with lush vegetation and has more than 60 beaches . The Chora of Skiathos, is the centre of today's life and tourist traffic, which year after year shows an upward trend. This has affected the inhabitants of the island, which now mainly dealing with tourism neglecting the cultivation of olives, grain and vineyards that once produced famous wine. Previously were fishermen and sailors, while many of their ships were built at home using the island's wild pine that it was suitable for this purpose.
**Workshop 1+2 here The left side from the peninsula Burzi where the old harbour! and here the right side where the new harbour **
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Skiathos has many comfortable tourist units, luxury hotels, rooms, apartments and many other accommodations, Skiathos attracts a high standard tourism, while the vast tourism development is not deprived the island from its architectural heritage. The sandy beaches, restaurants, bars and clubs satisfy all tastes. On the beaches of the island water sports are a unique experience. Skiathos offers generous amenities of high standards for cosmopolitan holidays with intensity, but calm.

The areas of Banana, Paraskevi, Kalafatis, Mandraki, Elias, Aselinos, Kechrias, Limenaria, Tsougkrias, Lalaria, Kalamaki, Kolios, and Vromolimnos are just a few of the places that is worth to visit, Koukounaries beach is considered as the most beautiful beach in Greece. The Burzi It is the small peninsula separating the port in two Bourtzi use to be a fortress. Founded during the Venetian rule by the brothers Gizi in 1207 fortified with bastions. Today, it is full of pine trees and only a few ruins of the walls can be seeing. The house of Papadiamantis currently works as a museum. It includes many of the furniture and personal items of this famous Greek writer.

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