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Skopelos Island

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Sunset in Skopelos...
Sunset in Skopelos... by Photo_hobbyist @flickr
Greek....Veranta.... by Photo_hobbyist @flickr
Church at the end of town...
Church at the end of town... by Photo_hobbyist @flickr
Skopelos Island
Skopelos Island by Photo_hobbyist @flickr
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Twilight Skopelos..... by Photo_hobbyist @flickr
Skopelos Island
Skopelos Island by Photo_hobbyist @flickr
GREECE Skopelos, Thessaly and Sporades Islands
GREECE Skopelos, Thessaly and Sporades Islands by Greek Photo Stories @flickr
GREECE Skopelos, Thessaly and Sporades Islands
GREECE Skopelos, Thessaly and Sporades Islands by Greek Photo Stories @flickr
GREECE Skopelos, Thessaly and Sporades Islands
GREECE Skopelos, Thessaly and Sporades Islands by Greek Photo Stories @flickr
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Top sigths of Greece

Peloponnese Peninsula is an important tourist object of Greece. There are many legends connected with the peninsula. Most of them are about the ancient city of Corinth and its grandiose temples and acropolis. The temples of Athena and Apollo have survived in best condition. Both the temples were constructed in the 6th century BC. Macedonia is another popular tourist destination. This part of Greece is not only rich in historic landmarks, but is also very beautiful. Spectacular waterfalls, ruins of ancient settlements, odea and oases – you will see all these and even more in Macedonia. Crete Island is simply adored by travellers as this is a wonderful place with rich history. The most famous sights of the island include Minotaur Labyrinth, Minos Palace and around a hundred of other ancient monuments that tell more about Greek gods and heroes. Every city and region in Greece can strike visitors with their rich heritage and share many interesting stories about past centuries. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Skopelos Island

Cuisine and top restaurants

The best fish and seafood dishes can be found in psarotaverns near the shore. Moreover, you can bring your catch and ask to cook it for a reasonable price. There is a wide choice of fish dishes on Skopelos: from fried gilt-head bream to grilled sea bass, stewed octopus and taramasalata. Be careful when ordering a dish. There can be «*», «k» or «kat» indications in front of the name of the dish. These … Open

Traditions and mentality of Skopelos Island

Remember that some of the common gestures have their own meaning on Skopelos and in Greece. For example, when Greeks want to say «no», they raise their eyebrows and their whole head upwards, while softly clicking with their tongue. It means «no». When locals signal to somebody to join them, they extend their arms with their palms facing downwards. Greeks touch or pat the lower lip with the index finger when … Open

Travel guide to Skopelos Island

Besides the observation of historical landmarks, guests of Skopelos are welcome to make their vacation even more exciting by relaxing on picturesque beaches. Besides its everlasting popularity, Limnonari Beach has managed to retain its natural beauty. Located in an incredibly beautiful bay, this sandy beach is like a magnet for all fans of scuba diving. Panormos Beach is located in the same named bay. The beach is at … Open

Skopelos Island for children - what to visit

The Folklore Museum of Skopelos Town is a perfect place where your child can become acquainted with the life and customs of the ancestors. Its exposition shows how people lived, cooked, washed clothes and spent their free time. The construction of the museum was built in the 17th century. It was damaged by the earthquake in 1963 but it was restored in 1971. Those children who are interested in church architecture … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

There are more than three hundred of cult buildings on Skopelos. It is not surprising that you can find various icons here: from simple patterns to carved images with a framework made of precious metals. You should know that these icons don’t have any cultural value. You can also find unique beautiful pictures here. Beginners and masters come on Skopelos from all over the world to capture picturesque views … Open

Best beaches

Another very interesting and attractive holiday destination is Amarandos that is a series of rock formations and small coves. These places attract fans of wild beaches, travelers with children and fishers; there are also excellent facilities for scuba diving. There are lots of small coves on the coast, so it’s not difficult find a quiet place. Milia covered with amazing round pebble is a best fit for … Open

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