Holidays in Skopelos Greece
The stunning green island of Skopelos, in the Sporades, is one of the most beautiful Greek islands, and attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world each year, who come here to enjoy perfect holidays in a unique setting and atmosphere.
In the ancient times, the island of Skopelos was actually named "Peparithos", the brother of the islands first King who was the first colonist on the island.
The island is the largest of the three main islands of the Sporades, and is located in between Skiathos and Alonissos. Skopelos is one of the most popular Greek Islands as it's green and natural setting make it stand out from other Greek islands.
The landscape and the scenery found on the island are second to none, and provide visitors with memories and imagery that they will never forget. The island has some truly magnificent beaches where you can enjoy the fresh cool waters of the Aegean Sea, and relax on the sandy beaches.
All across Skopelos, you will find a wonderful selection of beautiful churches and monasteries that house some impressive works of religious art such as the beautifully painted icons. These churches and monasteries are well worth visiting if you have the opportunity.
Skopelos is an ideal island for holidays filled with activities and adventure, and here you can take part in a wide selection of water sports, as well as trekking, mountain biking, horse riding and other such excursions that will make your Skopelos holiday all that more unique and enjoyable.
Visitors to Skopelos will find a wonderful selection of accommodation for their stay here, including hotels, rooms to let and traditional mansions.
The island is well suited for tourism and travel, and this is one factor that makes visiting Skopelos so enjoyable and relaxing.
The friendly locals will offer you their warmest hospitality, and will help to make you visit to the island very rewarding. Many visitors to Skopelos find themselves returning year after year, to enjoy the unique setting, and truly wonderful holidays and vacations.