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Church at the end of town... Skopelos will definitely please those who love walking. There are at least 2 peaks that every tourist should reach. Palouki Mount is only 567 meters high. There are amazing views on its peak and you can meet different churches on your way to the top of the mountain. There are about 10 different routes of different difficulty to Palouki. However, even an unprepared traveller can choose all of them. All of the paths are marked, so you won’t get lost here.
Skopelos is an incredibly picturesque island. Despite the fact that the island is situated not far from mainland Greece, it is not touched by civilization. Active and curious children will … Open
Delphi Mount is the highest on the island. Its height is 681 meters above the sea. Don’t climb it without a guide. Its peak is covered with dense forest which is full of different paths. If you don’t know the route, you can easily get lost here. Delphi provides a nice view on Skopelos and other nearby parts of the archipelago. Moreover, you can find dozens of routes on Skopelos which are of different difficulty and length. Some of them are perfect for beginners and some routes are only for professionals. However, you can rent a bicycle and use it to move on the island. Here are also some bus routes and water taxi.
More than a dozen of different boats sail from the port every day. You should definitely go on a sightseeing tour around Skopelos. The island looks great from the sea. Moreover, you can swim in secluded bays where you can go only by sea. You can even go to one of the nearby islands. For example, Dasia is famous for its beautiful deserted beaches and a cave. According to the legend, a leader of the pirates hid treasures in the cave. It is believed that every person can get these treasures but there is a condition: this person should take one of his close people to the cave and kill him. Copyright
Skopelos is a small island but there are many catering establishments on it. They are called «taverns» in Greece. Taverns are places which are mostly visited by the locals. They have a … Open
Dasia is well known not only for its gloomy legend. It has an interesting underwater landscape. There is a system of sea caves, a canyon, a gorge, and many species of the Mediterranean flora and fauna. However, you can dive on Skopelos. There is a local diving centre where you can undergo training and get a diving license. If you don’t want to spend your time on the training, you can easily rent a mask, a snorkel and flippers and try snorkelling.
Greek....Veranta.... There are many almost empty beaches on Skopelos. For example, Stafilos Beach is located not far from the capital. It is a wild beach where you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and rich nature of the island. Velanio Beach is more popular among tourists. It is a pebble sandy beach where you can play volleyball, try surfing or waterskiing. There is a party on the beach at night. Glisteri Beach is famous for the taverns on its territory and crystal clear waters. Limnonari is a small secluded beach with crystal white sand. Panormos is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches on Skopelos. It has a pier where you can go on a boat trip. Adrina Beach is surrounded by the forest, so it is one of the shadiest beaches on the island.
Despite the fact that tourism is developing on Skopelos, it is still a quiet place. The atmosphere on the island is so relaxing that even straight workaholics forget about their work and all … Open
If you want to find a secluded beach, look for it among the bays of Amarantos. There are not so many people and local and foreign fishermen prefer to spend time here. However, you can enjoy fishing in the open sea. In short, Skopelos is a perfect place for active tourists. You can try sailing and windsurfing here or even try to ride a jet ski.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Skopelos Island
♥   National Park 'Ethniko Parko Schinia Marathona' , 112.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Mount Athos' , 134.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Skopelos Island
♥   Amusement park 'Ta Aidonakia Luna Park' , 121 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Allou Fun Park' , 128.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Greece

Greece is ready to provide unlimited opportunities to fans of active sports. You can windsurf and dive on the numerous beaches of the country. You can ride a yacht to beaches that are not accessible by land. Fans of extreme sports will be able to raft on narrow, but very unpredictable mountain rivers. The magnificent landscapes of Greece amaze the imagination. The warm climate makes walking tours possible throughout the year. Another popular activity is climbing to the main peak of the country, Olympus, where, according to numerous myths and legends, ancient Greek gods lived. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Skopelos Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Skopelos Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Skopelos Island?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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