Skopelos is an enchanting destination in the Sporades islands, Greece, known for its stunning waters and multiple beaches. Skopelos is often referred to as the “greenest” island in Greece, thanks to its lush forests and abundant vegetation. 

It gained fame as the filming location for “Mamma Mia!” Skopelos Town, the prime town on the island, is known for its charming, white-washed alleys and traditional taverns. 

Visitors are greeted with beautiful historical buildings and alleys like that of the 13th-century Venetian castle. A must-visit attraction on Skopelos is the Monastery of St. John Prodromos, which dates back to the 18th century. 

Skopelos is famous for its delicious cuisine, which is characterized by fresh ingredients and traditional recipes, the most famous of which remains the local spinach pie or ‘spanakopita’.

Impeccable for relaxing vacations, Skopelos offers ample opportunities to indulge in nature, relish flavoursome food, and immerse in authentic Greek culture.

From Agios Konstantinos Port (Duration 3 hours) 160km (2 hours by car/bus) northwest of Athens .

From Volos Port (Duration 2 h 30 min to 4 hours) 330km (3 h 30 min by car/bus) north of Athens .

From Mantoudi Port in Evia (Duration 1 h to 1 h 40 min hours) 135km (2 hours by car/bus) north of Athens , as well as other islands of the Sporades such as Skiathos and Alonissos daily during the summer season . 

An alternative route is through Skiathos International Airport (JSI), which connects with European countries in the summer, then through ferry (Duration 50 min to 90 min) from Skiathos Port (2km south of JSI or 5 min by car/bus/taxi) .


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