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Tourist Guide of Skopelos island

The variety of the landscape characterizes the island of Skopelos. Magical beaches on one hand and imposing, rugged coastline on the other. Beautiful beaches and turquoise waters make up the natural terrain.

The capital and the port of the island is the beautiful town of Skopelos with steep cobbled streets, houses and mansions with traditional style, old churches and the Castle with the panoramic view.

In Skopelos is worth visiting:
the castle, the churches, the monasteries, the jetty, the photo centre of Skopelos, the picturesque bay of Glisteri.
It is also interesting the Vatias Bay with a small beach of which the road continues to the settlement of Kalogiros and Delphi Mount. Impressive is also the Aesthetic Forest of Delphi Mount.

You can swim:

in Agios Konstantinos - Glyfoneri, in Glisteri and in Vathia. By boat you can reach the beach of Sares.
Impressive is the picturesque seaside village in a green area, Agnondas. From there you can visit Drakontoschisma, an impressive pine canyon leading to the sea and the bay of Limnonari with a beautiful beach and a resort settlement.

Next to the sea, Loutraki and at the background Glossa is located with an amazing view. Glossa fascinates visitors with its traditional color, the breathtaking views and the great sunset.
It's worth visiting:
the picturesque Lighthouse, the area of Hontrogeorgis, the imposing precipitous coasts in "Stavros", "Keramoti" and "Ai Giannis", and Perivoli, an area with wonderful natural terrain.

With excellent views of the sea and beautiful sunsets, the Klima, has houses that maintain samples of the traditional architecture.
Loutraki is the port of Glossa, where remains of Roman baths are located in the village and at the area of Katakalos. The port connects the island to Agios Konstantinos and to Volos.
You can swim:
at the beach of the settlement, at Glystra and Katakalo. By boat, you can swim at beaches Kosta, Daphne, Agia Varvara, Koutria, Mourtia and Vothana, in Perivoli, at Hontrogeorgis and Mavraki

Through a dense pine forest is located the Neo Klima with Armenopetra, the characteristic rock of the homonymous beach. An area of recreation is the impressive public forest of Elios and the Chovolo, a beautiful area with a sandy beach.
The path from the village of Panormos to Miti Cape is very interesting. Near Panormos is located Adrina, an area with beaches of outstanding natural beauty, Milia with a rock in its middle and the small island Dasia opposite Milia.

Around the resort town of Stafilos there are small islets. Next to Skopelos is the Ntesa, a verdant island, the islets Strogilo, Kasida, Pleyro and Paximada.

If you visit Skopelos, buy almond and plum sweets (plum "avgato"), ceramics, handmade wooden boats, knives. Try cheese pie, crayfish with pasta, grouper stew and hamalia. 


Accommodation
For your stay in Skopelos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In the town of Skopelos, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.


Access
Coastal connection is possible:
through Agios Konstantinos on responses from Athens (Kaniggos Square). Trip duration is 3,5hours.
Also from Volos every day all year long. Trip duration is 3,5 hours and
from Thessaloniki in the summertime.
Skopelos also connects with Siros, Santorini, Paros, Heraklion, Tinos and Naxos in the summertime.

By flying dolphin or catamaran:
From Agios Konstantinos, Volos, Thessaloniki, Trikeri Island, Alonnisos, Glossa and Trikeri (Pelion).

Through Agios Konstantinos on responses from Athens (Syntagma). Trip duration is 2,5 hours.
From Volos every day all year long. Trip duration is 2,5 hours.
from Thessaloniki in the summertime.
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