Skopelos island combines the greenery with the blue crystal sea, following by the paths through the pine forests and ending in one of the numerous beautiful beaches. The nearest beach you can try is in 4 km distance, and is called Stafylos, followed by Agnontas and Limnonari. The main road goes through almost all the beaches and ends at the village of Glossa.
Churches & Monasteries
There are numerous visible monasteries and temples in the countryside, many of which can be visited. Among hundreds of Byzantine and more recent buildings, stands the Monastery of the Annunciation (visible from the port of Skopelos), the monastery of Agia Varvara, the monastery of St. Riginos and the monastery of Ag. Taxiarhes in Glossa.
The traditional settlements around Skopelos island bear the distinctive architecture to date and a walk in the alleys is really worth it. The white stairs and small churches make the villages look more picturesque. The medieval castle and the archaeological site of Asklepieio shows one of the key examples of history. Discover the folklore of Skopelos preserved in museums in the town of Skopelos and in the village of Glossa.
Access to Skopelos
You can reach the island through the ports of Ag. Constantinos (180 km from Athens), Kymi (Evia) Mantoudi (Kymasi Euboea) and Volos. You can learn about the ferries of the following shipping companies: Hellenic Seaways, Anes Lines, Skyros Shipping (SNE) and Aegean Flying Dolphins.
There are also flights to Skiathos Airport and the Airport of New Aghialos satisfying both domestic and abroad transportation. Information on flights provided by those active companies: Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Airberlin, AirSerbia, Condor, Volotea, Airliner, Regional Airlines, Germania, Monarch, Transavia, Transavia France, Flyniki and Small Planet.