Skyros is low hills, good underwater fishing and diving, sandy beaches, sea caves and the unique Skyrian ponies.
Looking at a map of Greece , the tri-pincer peninsula in the North-East is the region known as Halkidiki. Its unique sights are its three fingers, Kassandra, Sithonia, and Athos.
The Byzantine aura of holy Mount Athos, stands like a bridge linking the past with the present. A veritable museum full of Byzantine treasures, it pulses today with living monastic traditions. Only men are allowed to visit Mount Athos and must have a permit. However, sailing past the Mount Athos peninsula, you will catch glimpses of the majestic monasteries standing like fortresses.