Holidays in Skopelos

Skopelos Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Skopelos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Skopelos? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek Islands, Thematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Skopelos travel, tourism info

Skopelos is a green Aegean island, belonging to the Sporades Islands, rich in golden sandy beaches and covered in pinewoods and olive trees. It's located near Skiathos and Alonissos. The intoxicating aromas of oregano, thyme and pine resin can fill everyone's heart with joy.The island covers an area of 96 km² and a coastline of 67 km. It is mountainous with its highest peaks of Delphi at 680 m and Palouki at 566 m. The main capes are Gourouni, Myti, Velona and Kiouto. The island's population is about 5,000 residents 3,000 of which live in the capital Chora while, the rest live in the settlements of Glossa, Elios (Neo Klima) and Loutraki. Skopelos is one of the most developed Greek islands. Its residents were capable seamen who travelled all over Mediterranean and Black Sea, and got into contact with other civilized cultures. That had a positive impact on their way of living fortunately, without affecting their traditions. Today the residents of Skopelos are distinguished for their hard work, their hospitality, and their interest related to social life; moreover, pottery, painting and music especially "rempetiko" were some of their favourite hobbies as they have a tendency towards arts. It became very popular due to the Mamma Mia movie. The island's climate is mild during winter and warm during summer.Skopelos is covered in dense forests that sometimes reach its beautiful beaches. The island is full of forests like pine and plane trees, olive groves, almond and lots of other fruit trees. In ancient times, the island was called Peparithos named after Ariadni's and Dionysus' son.Chora, the capital, was declared a traditional settlement by the Greek government. It is a traditional town with characteristic architecture placed in the north-east part of the island.

Skopelos useful info

Town Hall +30 24240 22205
Health Center +30 24240 22222
Police Station +30 24240 22235
Port authority of Glossa +30 24240 33033
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Skopelos

Holiday packages for Skopelos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Skopelos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels or car rental.

You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Skiathos or Alonissos to create your own unique holiday.

For all of these use the online booking engines presented to you.

Skopelos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Skopelos

Book your ferry tickets for Skopelos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.

Ship itinerary information for Skopelos

Skopelos port, Glossa, can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Kymi in Evia, as well as from the port of Agios Konstantinos in Central Greece and the port of Volos in Thessalia. Also, there is access from the nearby Sporades islands, like Skiathos, Skyros and Alonissos by ferry boat or sea-taxi. The duration of your trip varies depending on the route and type of ship (conventional or high speed one). When booking your chosen ferry tickets for Skopelos online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival.Since ship itineraries change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Skopelos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Skopelos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Skopelos

Skopelos has no airport, but you can fly to Skiathos (see airtickets Skiathos) and then go to Skopelos by boat.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Skopelos change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Skopelos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Skopelos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Skopelos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Skopelos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Skopelos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Skopelos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Skopelos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Skopelos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Car rental in Skopelos, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Skopelos, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup point is only the city center of Skopelos (Skopelos port). These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Skopelos. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Skopelos

Excursions and tours in Skopelos

In Skopelos is worth visiting the castle, the churches, the monasteries, the jetty, the photo centre of Skopelos, the picturesque bay of Glisteri. It is also interesting the Vatias Bay with a small beach of which the road continues to the settlement of Kalogiros and Delphi Mount. Impressive is also the Aesthetic Forest of Delphi Mount.

Places of interest in Skopelos

The island of Skopelos is characterized by its long beaches and coves surrounded by pine tree forests and offering crystal blue or emerald waters. Most of the beaches are located on the south-west coasts. The most famous of the island are Panormos and Milia. Other beaches are: Agios Ioannis, Elios, Glyfoneri, Glysteri, Hovolo and others... The area is a real Greek paradise for those who own a boat. The island proposes many secluded idyllic coves with fine sand and crystalline waters that are only accessible by the sea.

Thematic tours in Skopelos

Skopelos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Family Tourism

Youth Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Skopelos

Although there are many improvements that must be perfomed the next years, Skopelos nightlife can satisfay you for the days you will stay in the island. In Skopelos you will have fun in the unique "rembetika clubs". We know you will enjoy listening to rembetika songs, accompanying your wine with delicious local dishes.Skopelos offers nightlife for all tastes. For those who know, the nightly trips start with a drink in the amazing bars and tasteful cafeterias. Many associate the island with "jazz", and there are quite a lot of venues with a jazz music theme.

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