All 10 Skopelos Sightseeing
Here are all the Skopelos sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Skopelos, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Skopelos
The Folklore Museum of Skopelos is housed in an 18th century mansion donated to the municipality of Skopelos by Nikolaidis family. It hosts traditional costumes, icons and paintings, ceramics, old furniture and many other pieces that depict folk life on the island.
The fortified monastery of Agia Varvara (Saint Barbara) is worth seeing for its beautiful frescoes dating from the 15th century. It is located in close distance to the capital, near the monastery of Prodromos and the monastery of Metamorfosi.
The Monastery of the Transfiguration of Christ (Metamorfosi Sotira) is located 3 km east of Skopelos Town, in a lush green area. It was founded in the 16th century and it hosts an exhibition of rare icons and books.
The Monastery of Taxiarchon is located in a mountainous area amidst green nature. The road goes up to a certain spot and then visitors follow a trekking path.
The Museum of Cultural Heritage and Library Perseus Athineos opened in July 2008 in Glossa village. It is the result of the continuous effort of individual people to keep the history of their island.
The Photographic Centre of Skopelos hosts exhibitions, lectures, seminars and workshops of photography.
The legend says that on the location Sendoukia at Mount Karia, Skopelos, there are the graves of pirates. In fact, on this spot there are ancient graves carved on the rocks.
This is the church were scenes from Mammia Mia were filmed. It stands on top of a rock and gives amazing views of the island.
The Monastery of Timios Prodromos is located 6 km east of Skopelos Town. Constructed in the 17th century, this monastery is open to public. It hosts a small museum with holy icons, ecclesiastical relics and old public papers.
The Monastery of Panagia Evangelistria is located 3 km east of Skopelos Town, on the slopes of a mountainside. Surrounded by lush greenery, this monastery was established in 1712 and gives a gorgeous view of the island.
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