12 + 1 Reasons to fall in love with Skopelos

SIGHTS SKOPELOS , BEACHES SKOPELOS, CHORA SKOPELOS, TOWN SKOPELOS, PANAGITSA OF PYRGOS CHURCH SKOPELOS, AI GIANNIS KASTRI SKOPELOS, MAMMA MIA SKOPELOS, ADRINA  HOTELS SKOPELOS 12+1 REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH SKOPELOS ISLAND The green and peaceful island of Skopelos is an earthly paradise. Skopelos is generally overlooked by the masses after maintaining a low profile. […]

SIGHTS SKOPELOS , BEACHES SKOPELOS, CHORA SKOPELOS, TOWN SKOPELOS, PANAGITSA OF PYRGOS CHURCH SKOPELOS, AI GIANNIS KASTRI SKOPELOS, MAMMA MIA SKOPELOS, ADRINA  HOTELS SKOPELOS

12+1 REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH SKOPELOS ISLAND

The green and peaceful island of Skopelos is an earthly paradise. Skopelos is generally overlooked by the masses after maintaining a low profile. Still, Skopelos is the next destination for distinguished visitors who are tired of the overcrowded beaches. Holidaying in Skopelos means you have taken a step further and reconnected with nature, yourself and the true Greek summer.

Below you will find 12 + 1 reasons why you will fall in love with Skopelos.

IT IS A GREEN PARADISE

Skopelos is simply the greenest island in Greece. Over 80% of its area

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is covered by pine forest. Skopelos has been named by the International Biopolitical Organization, the blue and green island. The green of pines of the island complements the bright blue of the sea. Green in Blue. The pine trees are rooted literally in the sea. If you are a nature lover the landscape will only give you intense enjoyment.

IS IDEAL FOR ALL AGES AND ALL TASTES

Skopelos offers you a variety of options. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation, or for an adventurous water sports week, or something in between,

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Skopelos definitely has something for you. It is an ideal destination for both, family and romantic vacations. Skopelos nightlife in combination with beach bars also attracts young people who looking for fun.

 

ADRINA HOTELS ( Adrina Beach, Adrina Resort & Spa)

If you love affordable luxury and need to relax on your holiday you have to book at Adrina hotels right away. Adrina Hotels unit is a diamond in the most beautiful location on the island of Skopelos.

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Both Adrina Beach (4 star) and the Adrina Resort & Spa (5 star) offer you excellent services. You will be fascinated by the magnificent views and the fact that the rooms and facilities are just a few meters from the beach.

IT IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR HIKING

If you are hikers and lovers of hiking you will feel like home in Skopelos. The island is crossed by a network of old trails where in the old days people went with mules. You will walk passing by pine forests, olive groves and villages. The  http://skopelos-walks.com/ is a website where you can find routes and walks to explore on your own or with a guide.

YOU WILL DO KAYAK

 

Whether you try it for the first time or you are experienced in kayaking is always a fun activity. Kayaking in Skopelos offers you a wide variety of activities for all ages and levels of experience. Turn to the magnificent sunsets of Skopelos or discover the nearby islands. If you are excited about the kayak after your first try, you can sign up in training courses. Explore secluded beaches and coves, sea caves and uninhabited islands and islets.

ISLAND IS IDEAL FOR CYCLING

Another great way to explore the beautiful island of Skopelos is the bicycle. Skopelos, though it has only two main roads, is crossed by a network of smaller roads and paths along the pine-covered mountains. You will be pleasantly surprised by the fountains you will find along the road, where you can take a break and cool off. For maximum enjoyment of your biking journey you should better have a mountain bike.

ONE WORD: CHORA

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The picturesque Chora of Skopelos rightly holds the title of Traditional Housing. You will appreciate the beauty of Skopelos Town from your arrival at the port, which is an unforgettable experience. The town has retained over the years its authentic color and overbearing welcomes you with its white houses, paths and chapels. Built amphitheatrically, Chora is crowned with its Venetian castle, which pirates failed to destroy in the 19th century. From there you will enjoy magnificent views of the town, the port and the sea.

Panagitsa of Pyrgos
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The church of Panagitsa of Pyrgos is the registered trademark of Skopelos Town. It is the picturesque chapel you see when you enter the port of Skopelos and is visited every year by Greek and foreign guests. You will see the Panagitsa of Pyrgos on many postcards showing proudly its bright white walls. You will surely be tempted to climb the stairs to reach the Panagitsa of Pyrgos and take pictures of the Aegean Sea in the background. The stunning view and the Aegean air will enchant you.

BEACHES OF SKOPELOS

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An island is nothing without its beaches and Skopelos will certainly not disappoint you in this regard. Crystal clear waters married with nature. The pine trees embrace the turquoise waters and the result lifts your senses. Skopelos beaches are surrounded by lush vegetation and are never overcrowded. Some of the most popular Skopelos beaches are Panormos, Milia, Kastani , Velanio, Stafilos, Agnontas, LimnonariChovolo and Armenopetra .

The Impressive Church of Ai Giannis in Kastri

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If you’ve seen the movie Mamma Mia! then you will remember the beautiful church where the marriage of the protagonists took place. This church is Agios Ioannis Kastri. The small 18th-century chapel, located on a rocky hill, offers magnificent panoramic views of the Aegean Sea to the island of Alonissos. However, before enjoying the view, you have to climb about 106. Don’t worry though, it’s definitely worth it!

JOURNEY IN PLACES WHERE MAMMA MIA MOVIE WAS FILMED

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You can visit the locations where the romantic comedy of 2008 was filmed. If you’re a fan of the movie and protagonists, visit the beaches of Kastani, Glisteri and Milia, the beautiful cliffs of Amarantos, the picturesque  port of Agnontas and of course the small church of Agios Ioannis in Kastri. Day trips are organized to places where the movie Mamma Mia was filmed! so go to steal a little of the glitter of Hollywood.

DISCOVER SPORADES

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The ideal time to stay in Skopelos is at least five days. The week gives you time to explore Skopelos, its sights and its magnificent beaches. But if you want to explore different horizons, take a day to visit Skiathos or Alonissos, an island known for its stunning natural beauty and marine park, where you can also see the Mediterranean seal. Skopelos Dive Center is located in Adrina Beach Hotel.

IT IS AUTHENTIC

 

Skopelos maintains its original rhythm, even in summer. Although it has the appropriate tourist infrastructure it has not yet been trampled by crowds of tourists. It is not the easiest destination and it strongly retains the traditional style of all seasons. This enables you to visit it firstly to live authentic Greek life and secondly to relax. You will always find space to beautiful beaches and will always find a place to enjoy delicious Skopelos food.

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Author – Adrina Hotels Skopelos – www.Adrina.gr 

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