Despite its small size, Skiathos has a long history that equals its natural beauty. It is inhabited since the antiquity and during the classical period, Ancient Skiathos flourished greatly. Many archaeological findings that were discovered in the surrounded regions prove how strong the Byzantine influence was on the island of Skiathos. The island is home to a single museum but many ancient sites to explore.
During your stay in Skiathos, do not miss the Alexandros Papadiamantis Museum, the house of the famous Greek novel writer, located in Skiathos Town. Following his death in 1911, the house was turned into a museum including all his personal belongings, writings and folklore items. The house itself is a perfect example of the traditional 19th-century architecture while it proves its personal style being a humble man and a strong believer. The first floor displays many items from his personal collection highlighting its ascetic life and his charismatic ability to write.
This museum was the home of Alexandros Papadiamantis, an important Greek writer, who lived there in the 19th century. Located in Skiathos Town, this museum has personal items of the writer and many folklore pieces.