The Aegean Sea is not only the cradle of western civilization but also one of the world's premier cruising and yachting regions because of its many anchorages for sailing yachts, and historical sites. N. Spodares especially are ideal setting for sailing because of the mild and gradual changes in temperature, steady and predictable winds, safe anchorages and the absence of tides and strong currents.
Best Times: March - November.
Paleo Trikeri (Greek: Παλαιό Τρίκερι) or Old Trikeri, also known as Trikeri Island, is a small island in the Pagasetic Gulf off the end of the Pelion peninsula in Thessaly, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit of Trikeri within the municipality of South Pelion. In the 2001 census it was reported to have a population of 87, but the year-round population has been estimated at 15. There are no cars or roads on the island. From the last months of 1946 the island was used as a concentration camp. The post-Byzantine Church of Evangelistrias is located north of the port.
Best Times: April - October.
Kottes is a beautiful fishing hamlet, next to the sea, built in a idyllic area along the coast of the Pagasetic Gulf.
The small fishing port with the little houses built around it is like a scene from a postcard. It is a perfect place for vacations. At the port you can find fish tavernas, which serve fresh fish caught by the local fishermen, local wine, tsipouro and home made traditional foods.
Best Times: All Year Round.
Oreoi (Greek: Ωρεοί) is a village and a former municipality in Euboea, Greece. I was named after the ancient town Oreus. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Istiaia-Aidipsos, of which it is a municipal unit. It is situated on the northwest coast of the island Euboea, by the Oreoi Strait that connects the Aegean Sea with the North Euboean Gulf. A large marble statue of a bull from a funerary monument of the 4th century B.C. was raised from the harbour of Oreoi in 1965, and is exhibited in the town.
Neo Klima (Elios)
Best Times: May - November.
Neo Klima or “Elios” is an a convenient tourist resort as it is in the middle of Skopelos between Hora and Loutraki. It makes an excellent base for those visitors that want to explore the island or simply take advantage of the many and beautiful west coast beaches. Neo Klima is located probably in one of the wonderful and full of green settlements on the island. This settlement was created after the desolation of another settlement due to a rockfall in 1981. Today the whole area is referred to as Neo Klima (Elios) which can lead to some confusion. Many of the old ruined houses in Klima have been restored and are now used as tourist accommodation. The large beach at Elios stretches along the coast line has a sandy part called Hovolo at the southern end.
Sailing in Northern Sporades
The Aegean Sea is not only the cradle of western civilization but also one of the world's premier cruising and yachting regions because of its many anchorages for sailing yachts, and historical sites. N. Spodares are ideal setting for sailing because of the mild and gradual changes in temperature, steady and predictable winds, safe anchorages and the absence of tides and strong currents.