Skiathos is an island of the Sporades island cluster in the north western Aegean Sea. It is a 2 hour ferry trip from the city of Volos on the mainland and is the nearest island to the mainland. The main harbour and town on the island is Skiathos Town. There is an International Airport on the island (Code: JSI) with many flights arriving from Europe during the touristic season. The island is popular with large beaches, churches, archaeological sites, many tavernas and restaurants and numerous huge hotel units. Aslo very popular for its nightlife and entertainment during the summer time.