Εlafonisi – Balos Chania Crete
Skopelos is one the Northern Sporades island group, east of the Pelion peninsula.It is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece,with amazing landscapes,with dense pine forests mixing…with the deep blue of the sea, creating a picture of amazing natural beauty. This is an idyllic place to relax and enjoy swimming in crystal beaches.The south coast is calmer and has many idyllic coves with calm crystalline waters and lovely beaches with fine sand and pine trees offering shadow to swimmers .Most of the large sandy beaches of Skopelos are well-organised with sun beds, umbrellas and water sports but many deserted beaches and coves can be found if you prefer isolation.
Panormos sandy beach⛱ in a stunning bay with two small islets full of green. It is a very popular area with many facilities.
Agnondas lovely beach ⛱It is a picturesque coastal settlement built around a gulf with emerald waters surrounded by pine trees forests.
The picturesque towns of Skopelos and Glossa are great for a stroll in narrow streets full of flowers..Skopelos town (Chora)is built amphitheatrically from the top of the hill where the ancient 13th century castle lies down to the of the port where most of the activities take place during the summer.By the port promenade you will find plenty of restaurants, and shops .
The island became famous to the world when the Hollywood movie Mamma Mia were filmed here few years ago. The small church of Agios Ioannis Kastri is known today as the Mamma Mia church, after scenes of this movie were shot there. It is located close to Glossa village.
Ferries to Skopelos depart from the mainland ports of Volos or Agios Konstantinos.By plane you can fly to Skiathos airport and then take the boat to Skopelos.20 -40 min