Skopelos Town is a walkable, relaxing neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants. In addition to its small-town vibe, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Outdoor settings, such as the sea, beaches, and gardens, attract many visitors. Skopelos Town is a great home base for exploring the greater Skopelos area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around Skopelos Town
The local museums will impress, as will other attractions. Museum of Photography, Folklore Museum, and Kostas and Angela Mavrikis Museum of Alonissos feature a variety of exhibits. For local culture, consider Papadiamantis House. Notable landmarks include St. Nicholas Candle and Skiathos Castle.
Swimming is a popular activity here, but there's plenty more to do. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Stafylos Beach, Panormos Beach, and Valanio Beach. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Port of Skopelos, Patitiri Harbour, or Port of Alonissos.
Don't pass up a chance to see Milia Beach, Patitiri Beach, and Glyfa Bay. You can also head to Kalamakia Port, Port of Skianthos, and Agios Dimitrios Beach.
Getting around Skopelos Town
If you want to explore what's across the water, take a ferry from the port.
The Skiathos (JSI-Skiathos Island National) airport is 12.3 miles (19.8 km) from Skopelos Town.