Let the magic of nature indulge you, while discovering Skopelos!
Between Skiathos and Alonissos, the pine besieged Skopelos intoxicates its visitors with its countless natural beauties. Lush forests, blue waters, exotic beaches, charming harbors and Byzantine monasteries built in idyllic locations compose the beautiful landscape of the island.
If you want to experience your own movie scene, look for Ai Giannis in Kastri, the famous church of the movie "Mamma Mia", built almost on the edge of the cliff. A picture of a thousand words in a landscape unique with the surrounding sea completing the picture, taken from a fairy tale.
On the other hand, Drakontoschisma, the steep gorge, a legend for the island that hides its own secrets waiting for someone to discover them. A paradise is Skopelos, with pines that reach the sea and rich vegetation that embraces the island.
Apart from Chora with its picturesque alleys, do not miss a visit to Glossa, the second largest settlement of Skopelos, where you will admire the amazing view and the beautiful sunset.
Enjoy the local cuisine in Skopelos
A feast of local flavors awaits the lucky ones who will be found in Skopelos. Some famous local dishes that you should try are the roast stew, the meat with the quinces, the local goats and the pork with plums.
Best time to visit Skopelos
An ideal time to visit Skopelos is during the summer season, from late May to mid-September where in addition to the beautiful beaches with turquoise waters you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful villages and the beauty of nature.
How to use transportation in Skopelos
Airport/port transfer options
Skopelos is connected to mainland Greece by ferries from the ports of Volos, Evia (Mantoudi, Kimi) and Agios Konstantinos.
The island is also an ideal destination for island hopping in the Sporades, as it has frequent itineraries to the other islands of the complex and ferry tickets are quite cheap. Skiathos with its international airport is the nearest island connection.
Other choices are the airports of Thessaloniki (about 200 klm from the port of Volos) and Athens (about 350 klm from Volos)
Transportation to the island is done by KTEL buses that often run the route Skopelos Town - Glossa with intermediate stops on beaches and villages while there are taxis to facilitate you.
The best solution is your own car to explore the island but also to visit the countless beaches that exist. Alternatively you can rent a car or motorcycle from Skopelos Town.