Schinoussa Villages

Villages on Schinoussa are small and remote. Sparsely populated, the island generally has few permanent inhabitants and gets lively in summer. The capital village is Chora and the second most important village is Mersini, the main port of the island.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the Schinoussa villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Schinoussa.

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Guide to 3 villages

Discover our guide to 3 Schinoussa villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Schinoussa. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

Chora

Chora

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Location: In the centre of the island
Description: Chora or Panagia is the capital village of Schinoussa island, located on a hill overlooking the sea and the surrounding nature.
Mersini

Mersini

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Location: 2 km west of Chora
Description: Mersini is the main port of the island, where ferries and fishing boats moor. Some tourist amenities are found around Mersini.
Messaria

Messaria

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Location: 2 km north of Chora
Description: Messaria is a tiny village surrounded by wild nature. It is mostly inhabited in summer, when some tourists come to the island.

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