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SKOPELOS “MAMMA MIA”

Welcome to the beautiful Mamma Mia Greek island called Skopelos which is the imaginary island named “Summer” in the movie.

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This article deals with the subject of useful tips for visiting the magnificent sites of shooting. Walk where the protagonists walked, swim in the same waters and sing like these fun Abba songs.

TIPS ON HOW TO REACH THE MAMMA MIA FILM SHOOTING LOCATIONS!

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Firstly it is almost necessary to have your own transport. To enjoy your holidays in Skopelos, the “Mamma Mia” Greek island. The island with the crystal clear waters and the lush pine beaches.

Secondly there are tour agencies that organize daily trips for you to the locations where the shooting of the Mamma Mia movie took place!

Thirdly, public transport on Skopelos Island works perfectly and especially during the summer months it operates many daily routes. The bus stop is to the right of the port of Skopelos. There you will see hanging the timetable. The cost of local transport is clearly lower.

Fourthly in the island of Skopelos you can still use a taxi. To take you to the wonderful sites of the shooting of the film Mamma Mia!. You can talk to the taxi driver and adjust the route to suit your needs.

Finally, if you love adventure and sports, you can rent a bike. To discover the beauties of Skopelos and the parts that were shooting the film Mamma Mia!.

TIPS FOR EVERY LOCATION SEPARATELY

KASTANI BEACH

Skopelos Kastani Mamma Mia Beach Seaview Photo

You can visit Kastani beach and swim in its crystal clear waters. You do not need to have supplies of water, juice or light meals because there is an organized beach bar on the beach. (Different from that shown in the film)

  • To begin with, Kastani Beach is 15 km from Skopelos Town (the short road). By car you will need about 30 minutes to reach.
  • The beautiful Kastani is a beach surrounded by pine trees that create a natural shade. It is a beautiful bay with fine sand and rocks at each end. The magnificent Kastani beach has small pebbles between white sand.
  • Of course, Kastani beach is an organized beach, with sun beds, umbrellas and all the necessary amenities. There is also a Beach Bar offering you coffee, soft drinks, drinks, cocktails, snacks and salads as well as lots of fun.

Skopelos Beaches Kastani Beach Aerial Photo

OTHER INFORMATION

1: When driving you should be careful when approaching Kastani beach because the last 500 meters of the road are not covered by asphalt.

2: Be prepared that you will not just facing the same picture as in the movie Mamma Mia! The wooden pier and Don’s bar were additional intervention by the film’s creators and removed after the end of filming. With or without a pier and the bar Kastani remains one of the most beautiful beaches of the Aegean.

3: The Kastani Beach Bar often hosts gorgeous theme parties and parties with great Djs or singers for extra fun on the island of Mamma Mia.

4: Opposite you will also see the small island of Dassia which is constantly shown in the film.

GLISTERI BEACH

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Another beach to visit is the Glysteri and see where Villa Donna’s entrance was located

 

mamma mia! skopelos, skopelos mamma mia!, villa donna glisteri skopelosTIP 1: There is a beach bar on Glisteri Beach. There are umbrellas, sun loungers and showers.

TIP 2: To get to the beach you will pass through the magnificent picturesque olive grove which we also see in the movie Mamma Mia!.

TIP 3: From the port of Skopelos daily there are boats that make the connection port Skopelos – Glisteri.

SOS: The Villa Donna does not really exist. The entrance to Villa Donna was set up with styrofoam, which was removed after the filming was over. Going to Glisteri do not expect to find Villa Donna.

AGIOS IOANNIS IN KASTRI

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Of course we do not forget the most famous picturesque church of Agios Ioannis in Kastri, which hosted the wedding of our protagonists. You should be prepared to climb the 106 carved in the rock stairs to get to our destination. The magnificent view will reward you right away!

AGIOS IOANNIS BEACH

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Agios Ioannis beach is just below from the imposing rock that dominates the awesome chapel. The beach is with small pebbles and stones with turquoise clear water. Small in size but unmatched in beauty. Basically these are two small rocky beaches with turquoise waters. There is easy access by car and parking in the street. Go to the first beach by foot but the next has a small dose of adventure since you have to either swim up there or climb the rocks.

  • The church of Agios Ioannis in Kastri and the beach of Agios Ioannis are about 30 km from Skopelos Town. By car you will need 40 to 45 minutes to get there.
  • From the village of Glossa you will take the provincial road Skopelos- Loutraki and turn 200 meters to the left. You only have 5,5 km to reach your destination.

TIP 1: On the beach you will find a few umbrellas and sunbeds. There is a canteen on the street where you can get water, soft drinks, coffee and light snacks. The canteen is open during the summer months.

TIP 2: There are signs to Agios Ioannis in Kastri you can follow to avoid losing your way.

AMARANTOS “3 TREES”

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It is worth visiting the wonderful Amaranto or the 3 trees as the cast of the movie Mamma Mia called it! You should have water, juices or light meals as there are no bars or canteens on the beach.

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  • The Amarantos beach – cape located after the beaches of Stafilos and Velanio few meters before reaching the picturesque harbor of Agnontas.
  • Just before Agnontas, on your left you will find the dirt road leading to the white rock with the characteristic Amarantos pines.
  • Amarantos has easy access by car. After parking comfortably on the road you will walk a few meters and reach the idyllic landscape with the turquoise waters of the Aegean.

TIP 1: Amaranthos is not a straight beach but a location with small rocky bays.

TIP 2: The area is ideal for hiking.

 

 

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Author – Adrina Hotels Skopelos – www.Adrina.gr 

 

 

 

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