Holidays in Skopelos

Holidays in Skopelos

The Sporades island of Skopelos is viewed by many as being one of the most beautiful islands in all of Greece. With the magical landscape of mountain and sea, and of the green and blue colours blending perfectly together, Skopelos is a perfect holiday destination.

Skopelos GreeceSkopelos is the largest of the three main islands of Sporades, and is located between Skiathos and Alonissos. It is an island with such a great wealth of natural beauty and truly inspiring scenery.

There are many wonderful beaches scattered all around the coast of the island, and here you can enjoy swimming and water sports during the hot summer months.

The natural setting and diverse landscape make Skopelos perfect for a range of outdoor activities, such as trekking, mountain biking and other various excursions, each of which will provide visitors with the opportunity to fully discover and appreciate this magical island.

Skopelos is also home to a wide number of beautiful churches, chapels and monasteries. Inside the churches, you can see some wonderful piece of religious art and other important artifacts.

The island of Skopelos is well catered for tourism, yet has retained its unique appearance and traditions. The island is one with beautiful traditional houses, stone paths, and colours and smiling faces on every corner.

No matter what type of holiday or vacation you are looking for, Skopelos is an island that caters to everyone. You will definitely have a unique and wonderful Greek island experience when visiting Skopelos.

How do I travel to Skopelos ?

The primary way of reaching the Sporades island of Skopelos is by sea. The neighbouring island of Skiathos has an airport, so you could take a flight to Skiathos, which caters for domestic and international flights, and then take a ferry across to Skopelos.

For ferries to Skopelos you can find services at Agios Konstantinos in the Fthiotida region of Central Greece, as well as from the islands of Evia and Skyros. You can also find ferry services to Skopelos from the port of Volos. Find more information about ferries to Skopelos by clicking the link.

Where can I stay in Skopelos ?

You will be able to find an excellent selection of accommodation for your holidays in Skopelos. The island has a wealth of top quality hotels and accommodation such as studios, rooms and apartments. A large number of hotels operate in Skopelos town, while you can also find accommodation in other popular destinations on the island such as Panormos, Stafylos and Neo Klima. Find more information about hotels in Skopelos by clicking the link

5 Day weather forecast for Skopelos

 

Map of Skopelos

 

Useful Resources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skopelos - Wikipedia page for island island of Skopelos
http://www.skopelos.gr - Official website for the island of Skopelos
http://www.aroundskopelos.com – Travel guide to Skopelos
http://www.visitgreece.gr - Page for Skopelos from the Greek Tourism Organisation
http://www.σκόπελος.com/ - Greek language website for Skopelos

Author: Alex Dounavis

An avid traveller and keen writer about travel destinations in Greece and the Greek islands

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