Holidays in Skyros

Skyros 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 Skyros: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Skyros? What about transportation on the island?

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Skyros travel, tourism info

Skyros is the southernmost island of the Sporades. It is located at the east of Evia and is the most inhabited island of the complex, numbering about 1,800 residents. The island, in its most part is mountainous, having a cool climate during summer and mild winter with minimal rainfall.The capital is Skyros or Chora and it is located on its eastern coast. It is about 10 km far from Linaria, the main harbour of the island, located in the middle of the west coasts. The city of Skyros is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a hill, in the shadow of a medieval castle and the Byzantine monastery of Agios Georgios Skyrianos. It is considered a distinctive Aegean city having an exceptional architecture and a unique local colour. Near the capital is the settlement of Magazia with an outstanding beach. In the south are Molos and Pera Kambos. Between Skyros and Linaria there is the resort of Aspous. Linaria except for its commercial importance is a picturesque amphitheatrically built settlement with an extraordinary tourist growth.

Skyros useful info

Police Station +30 22220 91274
Port Authority +30 22220 93475
Port Authority of Kymi +30 22220 22606
Airport +30 22220 91625
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Skyros

Holiday packages for Skyros

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

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

Skyros Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Skyros

Book your ferry tickets for Skyros 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 Skyros

Skyros can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Kymi, in Evia. Also, there is access from the nearby Sporades islands, like Alonissos and Skopelos 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 ticket for Skyros 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 Skyros

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 Skyros, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Skyros

The Skyros airport is connected with the main airports of Greece.

Book your flights easily and quickly through our online booking system. Telephone booking is also available for those who do not want to use a credit card. The airport of Skyros is the airport "Aegeo" (Skyros - national airport "Aegeo". The airport is located 17 km from the town of Skyros. Skyros served by light aircraft which means small capacity . It is therefore very important to keep in mind the need for early booking , especially in summer season or during peak periods eg Easter to ensure your air ticket.

Flights to Skyros

Domestic flights

Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Skyros are daily and, depending on the period of year, become more frequent. Flights last 45 minutes approximately and the types of aircrafts vary.

The airplane carrier is Aegean Airlines.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Skyros

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

Hotels in Skyros, 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 Skyros

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

Cheap Hotels in Skyros

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

Special Hotel Offers in Skyros

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

Booking Hotels in Skyros

When browsing the hotel list for Skyros, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Excursions and special places of interest in Skyros

Excursions and tours in Skyros

The Chora of Skyros with its narrow cobbled streets, its monastery, the statue of the poet Rupert Brooke, churches and castle. The Archeological Museum of Skyros has a collection of findings on the island dating from 2.800 BC up to the Roman times. The museum is next to the The Manos Faltaits Museum, the local historical and folk art museum. Also, the grave of Rupert Brooke is situated in a remote area in the southwest of the island of Skyros, in Tris Boukes Bay. Finally, the ancient site of Palamari is situated in the north of Skyros at 13 kilometer distance from the Chora. This ancient town dates from 2500 to 1800 BC and it was a large city that was important for the island and the whole area.

Places of interest in Skyros

Skyros has some of the most magnificent beaches in Greece. The most notable are Girismata, Pefkos and Gialos.

Thematic tours in Skyros

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

Adventure Tours.

Restaurants and nightlife in Skyros

The nightlife on Skyros is fairly low key as this is a holiday destination for nature lovers and "alternative types" rather than serious partygoers. There are a number of lively bars in Skyros Town and a handful of discos to satisfy the needs of energetic youngsters who think a night out starts at 2am. When it comes to dining the island offers many excellent restaurants, particularly for seafood fans who will delight in some of the freshest fish imaginable (in many cases landed by the taverna owner's boat).

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