Explore the island with our advise. How to visit the most attractive beaches, mounts, country side, monasteries, old castle on the island.
Explore the island with a car or motor bike. On foot or with a bike. Discover byzantine monuments, castles, tombs, churches, temples...
The road passes near the apartments MELROSE is the quickest to get to the best beaches of the island.
Just 3 km from the apartments MELROSE there is the monastery and the tomb of the saint Riginos Skopelos bishop in the 4th century AD.
After 2 km there is a junction. There you can choose to go left to shore Limnonari and Agnondas for fresh fish and swim.
If you go right, you will reach the coast of Panormos. It has very clear blue waters and many taverns and other shops.
After 1 km you will find the beach of Milia . The most beautiful and largest beach . Ideal for swimming and water sports. Enjoy the green of the pines and the clear blue of the sea. Three minutes after the beach of Milia along the coast Kastani. It is known from the movie MAMMAMIA . And here will enchant the natural beauty and the sea .
Then you will find the village Elios . There is a great beach for swimming here and a few taverns . Near the village there is the coast named Hovolo. Here the sea and the setting is breathtaking .
The next village is called GLOSSA . Located high in the mountains and is very picturesque . There you will find Women's Association that makes the famous " hamalia ." Local sweet with almonds.
Four kilometers from Skopelos along is the coast STAFYLOS . It is one of the most popular beaches on the island. Also on the north side of the island there is the coast Glisteri.
|Right the harbour begins the road that leads to the monasteries. Signs will easily drive you to these Byzantine monuments of island for adoration or in order to admire their treasures, but mainly to enjoy the majestic country and landscape.
Monasteries are: Evaggelismou, Metamorphosis of Savior, the monastery of John the Baptist Precursor and his affiliated monastery of Santa Barbara.
If you continue driving beyond the monastery of John the Baptist Precursor, you might see the island of Alonnisos. At afternoon time the view is majestic as the colours in the sea play with the sun light.
The hours you can visit the monasteries are: 8.00 in morning up to 13.00 and from 17.00 up to the 20.00 in the evening.
In Metamorphosis of Savior, each Sunday is taken place the divine litourgie.