We hired a jeep as recommended on the Skiathos forum to tackle all the roads/tracks off the main bus route. We also bought a superb map showing all tracks and drove along most of them during our three days of exploring. Our first trip was to Kastro, unfortunately arriving at the same time as a trip boat but after an hour they had departed so we had the place to ourselves and could explore at our pace. We were probably there 2 hours exploring the four churches and looking at the views and with only two or three other couples up there, we enjoyed the peace it offered.
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