Greek Islands - Evia & the Sporades (PDF Chapter)


This is the Evia & the Sporades chapter from Lonely Planet’s Greek Islands guidebook.

Evia and the four Sporades islands remain largely off the beaten path. Away from the commercial hub, the pace slows as the landscape stretches out, dotted by hilltop monasteries, small farms, vineyards, hidden bays and curious goats.

  • swim year-round in the thermal-fed bay at Loutra Edipsou on Evia
  • maps
  • hike the lush 10km Dimosari Gorge in south Evia, then cool off in the sea near trail’s end
  • transport
  • watch for dolphins and cliff-dwelling falcons while sailing around Greece’s only national marine park at Alonnisos
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Evia & Around, Central Evia, The Sporades, Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos and Skyros.

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