Lay like an emerald jewel in the Western Aegean Sea, Skopelos is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece. Such is the immense natural beautiful of the island that is was propelled to fame as the location of the Hollywood movie Mamma Mia.
With rich vegetation, principally of pine trees tumbling to the water’s edge, Skopelos is an immensely beautiful island. Skopelos’s periphery is scattered with stunning beaches, known for their crystal-clear water, white pebbles and remarkable vistas.
The beautifully scenic island of Skopelos is steeped in culture, heritage and history. To celebrate and preserve Skopelos’ unique traditions, the island is home to a thought-provoking folklore museum.
Glossa is the second largest town on Skopelos, which lies to the north of the island. The pretty little town has been built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a hillside. With whitewashed buildings topped with red roofs and surrounded by fragrant-smelling almond and pine trees, Glossa really is a delightful place to visit.
The wonderful beaches of Skopelos are renowned for crystal clear water and the surrounding green landscape that often stretches right down to the water’s edge. There are numerous beaches to choose from on this beautiful Greek island, but here are five that come highly recommended…
Skopelos is a wonderful island that is blessed with beautiful beaches, kissed by translucent water and framed by a backdrop of dense forests enveloping craggy rock faces. With atmospheric taverns and pretty towns and villages, Skopelos is the perfect place to become immersed in traditional Greek life.
With two ports at each end, transport links are fairly comprehensive on the island of Skopelos. Two main roads run across the length of the island, from the towns of Chlora to Glossa. There is also a network of minor roads, which take you high into the hills. In Skopelos’ highlands you will stumble across
Located just a short walk from the UNESCO world heritage of Skopelos Town, the white-washed villa known as Prasina Vista boasts a prime spot one of Greece’s most stunning islands. As well as being a stone’s throw from the architectural and cultural delights of Skopelos Town, Prasina Vista is close to a beach and a
Millions of people worldwide loved the 2008 blockbuster movie, ‘Mamma Mia’. Many of the scenes of the popular movie were shot on the Greek Islands of Skopelos and Skiathos under the pretence that the story was set on a totally fictional island called Kalokairi. In fact so popular was this big hit of a
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