Skopelos Island Travel Guide
Panagia tou Pyrgou. The ideal place to...
Panagia tou Pyrgou. The ideal place to...
Shoeing a horse by the roadside in...
sunset in Agnontas beach..
Skopelos Town from our balcony.
A nice little bay and pleasant fishing harbour at Agnondas is enclosed by hills of lush pine forest. Several shoreline tavernas back onto the beach providing good food, especially fresh fish, and they make the place a pleasant spot for that seashore meal - at rather lower...
Neo Klima (Elios) Village
"Eleos" means "mercy" and ELIOS is where the island's patron saint Reginus is believed to have delivered his flock from a fearsome dragon. The beach is pleasant enough but this part of the island is intermittently affected by deep earthly rumblings. The unsightly village was...
The second main town of Skopelos is a picturesque village of 1,200 people with a stunning position high over the sea. There are ruins in Glossa dating from 400 BC as well as Byzantine walls to poke about in. The traditional village way of life has so far managed to stand...
Chora (Skopelos Town)
The capital and main port for the island. A charming little town with its white-washed houses, red tiled roofs, flowered gardens and balconies. Its many little white churches,narrow streets, alleyways, and climbing stairs, all built on a hillside in the heart of a bay. Set...
Beaches of Skopelos
The most popular beaches are all on the sheltered south-west coast. There are many lovely beaches, sometimes the pine trees grow right down onto the beach. Skopelos is also a good nudist spot. The best beaches are: Milia (more crowded after the arrival of water sports,...
Walk on the Seaside
One of the best things that you should do in Skopelos, is a walk on the seaside just when the night falls. The road closes for the cars, with the exception of the police cars and a lot of people are walking calmly accross the harbour. It's an ideal place for families,...
Skopelos town, is the capital and the largest settlement on the island. It’s very picturesque little town with its beautiful white houses with red tile roofs suited in narrow and winding alleysThe most interesting part is Kastro and the quarters to the right of it. Many of...
Nature in Skopelos
Compared to Cyclades where hardly any vegetation is found during summertime, Skopelos is blessed with thick pine forests that reach the coast. The nature while driving around is stunning, changing from green of trees to blue of the sea....But it;s not only waht you see near...
Sunset in Skopelos
As most of the beaches and small villages lie on the west side of the island (unlike Skopelos town though) you'll most probable enjoy wonderful sunsets. Either on a beach or in taverna colors and tranquility are unbeatable
Glossa the second largest settlement on the island is situated in the north. It is designed like an amphitheater right along the mountain ridge that leads down to Loutraki the second harbor of Skopelos. In some parts of the village there is no car-traffic and the means for...
Paulos Fish Tavern
It is famous for its fresh fish, its seafood and its salads, that are made by vegetables collected from their garden. Everything is prepared by the hands of Mr Thomas. Trust him, he has been ages to this post.
This restaurant is situated on a terrasse of approximately 150 square meters. A few tables are located inside. It serves Mediterranean food, with a mix of Italian, French, Spanish and of course Greek cuisine. You can also try our « fusion food » specialties.The service is...
The nightlife of Skopelos is more low key than on neighbouring Skiathos but if you head for Skopelos Town when the sun goes down you'll find plenty of late night music bars and clubs to keep you occupied until the small hours, especially in July and August.Start your evening...
Any access to the island!
you can access the island with 3 ways. by plane that arrives to Skiathos, the island next to Skopelos and then take a ferry for about 15 minutes, or by boat which is way more economic either from the port of Agios Konstantinos (there is also a flying dolphin), either from...
Reaching Skopelos Island
Here are some usefull information about how to reach Skopelos island.You can reach Skopelos by Ferries, Catamarans and Frying Dolphins (Hydrofoils). They depart from the ports of Agios Konstantinos (if you live in Southern Greece), Volos (if you live in Central Greece) and...
Amvrosia: Buy Local Products of Skopelos
Please visit Ambrosia at the front of the harbour. you will find a lot of dellicious local products.
Excellent croissants, addictive local sweets, prunes, fresh pies and cakes (particularly the plum pies), home made plum-jam and more. Try their hot doughnuts with local...
We visited Skopelos during late summer.
We loved the island, but... the air was full of wasps!
Going on a hike - the wasps accompanied us. Renting a bike - a wasp attacked me as I was riding downhill at full speed...
I guess late summer is not the ideal time to visit the island.
Written May 16, 2009
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- Hiking and Walking
So let me share this small secret: if you find yourself in Mlilia beach (considered one of the best on the island) then walk till the end of the beach and follow small pathways among the pine trees. There you'll discover tiny beaches suitable for solo travellers, a couple or...
Who's a Jackess?!?!
One thing all beautiful preserved (not ruined by tourists and those willing to do everything to pleas them) places of Mediterranean have in common is that in each of those places you can find one of these. ;o)))))Hardworking servant of his old master… Well scooting arround...
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