Generally to reach Skopelos, you will have to fly into Skiathos Airport then catch a ferry over to this tranquil island. Pick up a rental car and start your exploration of this wondrous area.
Top Resorts in Skopelos
Skopelos Town is a real gem. Overlooked by the ruins of a Venetian castle, you can try and spot the myriad of churches hidden throughout the Old Town. Skopelos is well-known for the number of churches and monasteries, and Skopelos Town is no exception.
On the outskirts of the town, you will find one nestled into a hillside. The bustling port is fantastic for an insight into day to day life. Ensure that you enjoy a fresh seafood meal during your stay.
Glossa is another highlight of the island. If you enjoy an afternoon stroll or a more taxing walk, then the surrounding scenery make this a fantastic starting point. Encompassed by pine and almond trees, enjoy the breathtaking panoramas here. Locate the Monastery of Taxiarhes and the ruins of Roman baths which are close by.
Beaches in Skopelos
Travel to Glysteri Beach and relax on the shingle beach here. Explore this tranquil bay then head to the taverna nearby which should provide you with a fabulous meal.
Located west of Skopelos Town, a visit to this sandy beach is a real treat. The village nearby also provides plenty of facilities too.
Just a stone’s throw from Skopelos Town, this is often the place that the locals head to! It is a pebbled beach, with eateries on hand close by to satisfy your appetite. Swimming here is particularly popular.