The North Sporades Island group lies off the eastern shore of the Greek mainland and consists of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos and Skyros. Sporades means "the scattered ones" an expression that was used in Classical Antiquity to refer to the Aegean Islands lying outside the central archipelago of the Cyclades.
Sporades are the third most famous sailing destination in Greece. Every island has its own charm and has something very authentic to offer its visitors.
In the Sporades nature has created images of incomparable beauty, full of monasteries and old stone houses with outdoor ovens, breathtaking landscapes, dazzling, flat-roofed whitewashed houses, an idyllic coastlines, caves, chapels and churches; labyrinthine streets in lively neighborhoods, home to the Mediterranean monk seals, dolphins and rare species of flora and fauna.
Limni is the capital of Mantoudi-Limni-Agia Anna municipality. It is a beautiful, scenic, seaside city built on a hill, which combines the blue of the Euboean Gulf with the lush green of the landscape around, giving the impression of a Cycladic island.
The municipality of Rigas Feraios in Magnesia, was named after the Greek writer and revolutionary Rigas Feraios who was a national martyr as well as a precursor and a leading figure of Greek Enlightenment and the Greek Revolution of Independence (1821).