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We offer a selection of quality vacation rentals in Skyros.

 

 

On the island of Skyros you may find

  • Picturesque hills and mountains for nature lovers and climbers.
  • Deep shaded forests for excursionists and hikers.
  • Large bays ideal for sailing, water-skiing, wind-surfing, scuba-diving and canoeing.
  • Isolated rocky coasts suitable for anglers.
  • Sandy crystal clean beaches for swimming.
  • Traditional taverns for original Greek cuisine.
  • Tranquil environment for relaxation.
  • Discrete night life
  • Folkloric and archeological museums.

 

The traditional Skyrian cubist architecture, which gave inspiration to Le Corbusier, can be found everywhere on the island. Fans of folkloric art and ethnography will have the opportunity to visit the local ceramic pottery, wood-curving and embroidery workshops.


The visitor may encounter examples of Byzantine architecture in numerous churches

and the ancient monastery of St. George, built by Emperor Nikiforos Phocas.


Skyros is a myriad of harmonious combinations.

Skyros, myth and reality, tradition and modern life, in a congenial coexistence.

 

The unspoilt Agios Petros beach on the north-west coast of the island.

 

Agios Petros beach

 

The unspoilt Kyra Panagia beach on the west coast of the island.

 

The unspoilt Markessi beach on the north-west coast of the island.

 

The remote cove of Agios Fokas on the west coast of the island.

 

The wild Kareflou beach on the north coast of the island.

 

The Yialos beach also known as Magazia and the main village of Skyros.

 

Aerial view of the north-east part of the island and the Pouria peninsula.

 

Yialos beach-front houses.

 

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