Skyros, Greece, is a relatively unspoiled island, 80 mi/130 km northeast of Athens in the Sporades. It has a ruined Byzantine and Venetian fortress located in Chora (Skyros Town)—note the entrance relief of the Lion of St. Mark.
Other draws include caves, a couple of museums, fourth-century walls (still standing) and the St. George Monastery. The houses of residents are filled with hand-carved furniture, pottery, embroideries and handicrafts.
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