The capital of the island, Skopelos Town offers a fine balance between ultimate relaxation and partying the night away in chilled-out bars during the evenings. Characterised by lush green hills, cobbled streets and whitewashed buildings, this destination truly nods to the expectations of a Greek holiday – you will be amazed by the charm and tradition.
Something for everyone
Skopelos Town offers something to suit everyone's taste, whether that's exploring the exquisite local culture, relaxing on one of the many beaches on the outskirts or exploring the wide selection of bars, restaurants and clubs at the heart of the town.
Take a look at Old Town
The old town is home to cultural and architectural delights which are sure to impress. The town is home to no fewer than 120 churches which date to the Byzantine period.
Fun for film buffs!
Glossa village is just 25 minutes away via car and is one of the most popular spots to visit, in particular to catch a glimpse of the little hilltop chapel featured in the blockbuster film Mamma Mia!
Nearest airport to Skopelos Town:
There is no airport on Skopelos island itself; most tourists fly to the nearby island of Skiathos then catch a ferry, which runs frequently throughout the day. The journey takes 45 minutes.