Skopelos

General information

AREA: 101 s.khm – COASTLINE: 67 khm – POPULATION: 4.696

Rich in natural beauties and landscapes, Skopelos is a great holiday destination. Dense pine forests, magnificent beaches, imposing steep beaches and beautiful beaches with turquoise waters make up the natural scenery. The traditional houses and picturesque alleys, the old churches and chapels, the monasteries with remarkable architecture and the long historical route, the picturesque seaside settlements, the good tourist infrastructure complete the image of Skopelos. The highest peak of the island is located on Mount Delfi (680m)

Where to go with the boat

Agnontas

A scenic seaside settlement, built in the bush juice, in an area full of pine, cypress and plane trees. The pine-clad lacy beaches and the turquoise waters near Agnontas enchant the holidaymakers. In the harbor of the settlement, where boats, fishing boats and boats, approach the ships, when the weather conditions in the port are unfavorable, Agnondus has few permanent residents. It is 8 km away. N from the capital.

 

Loutraki

Seaport of Glossa and harbor in the northwest part of the island, Loutraki lies in the middle of the homonymous bay, offering beautiful views of the sunset. At the harbor – it connects the island with Agios Konstantinos and Volos – they connect excursion and fishing boats (purse seines, windmills and numerous caiques). The surrounding area is full of olives, shrubs and pine trees. Loutraki has 163 inhabitants. It is 28.5 km NW from the capital.

 

 

Panormos

A seaside settlement stretched along a beautiful beach, with enchanting sunset. On the hill of the area have been found remains of an ancient wall. In the picturesque bay Blue dock boats, fishing boats and sailing boats. Interesting is the route from the settlement to the cape of Mytis, at the southwest end of the island, in a dense pine forest. Panormos has 39 inhabitants. It is 12.5 km. D from the capital.

 

Stafilos

A holiday resort, built near a peninsula with enchanting beaches. The area is full of pine trees, shrubs and olives. The lacy beaches with the blue-green waters adorn small rocky islands. In the area of ​​Staphylos a royal tomb (15th century BC) has been found with important gifts (golden sword handle, jewelery, stone and metal utensils, clay pots, double axes etc.), remains of a Minoan settlement, (bath). Stafylos has 91 inhabitants. It is 5 km away. SW from the capital.

 

 

Megali Ammos – Ftelia

Settlements with remarkable tourist traffic, stretched along a sandy beach, where boats are hired and water sports are done. Megali Ammos and Ftelia are 3 and 4 km SW respectively from the capital.

 

 

 

Platanias – Agia Paraskevi

A holiday village with significant tourist traffic, Platanias is spread over an area full of plane trees. At its beach, Agia Paraskevi, water sports are hired and boats are rented. Platanias has 91 inhabitants. It is 8.5 km southwest of the capital.

Useful information

Phones

Port Authority: +30 2424022180

Health Center: +30 2424 022222

Police: +30 2424 022235

 

Boat parking

The island has an organized marina in Skopelos Town and many boat mooring places for all sizes from sailing to big yachts. An organized marina is also in Neo Klima Skopelos. It also has the possibility of docking at the port of Loutraki Glossa and in the picturesque village of Agnontas. Many beaches and natural bays for anchorages (eg Blue at Panormo, Staphylos and generally at the beaches of the island).

Provisions

  • Water
  • Fuels are transported to the dock with small tanks
  • Electric Current
  • 24-hour taxi services in the marina
  • Bus station within walking distance connecting the town with the villages
  • ATM near the dock
  • Parking
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