The villages of Skyros have preserved their traditional architecture, with the small whitewashed houses, the flat roofs, and the paved paths. Chora, the capital village, and Linaria, the port, are main villages on the island. Other settlements are found all over the island but they remain secluded all year round.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Skyros villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Skyros.
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Guide to 7 villages
Discover our guide to 7 Skyros villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Skyros. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: On the northern side of the island Description: Skyros Town, the capital of the island, spreads on the slopes of a hill, beneath an impressive Byzantine Castle. The white houses, the beautiful churches and the interesting museums mark the character of this lovely town.
Location: 12 km south of Skyros Town
Description: The picturesque port of Skyros is built around a bay and gives nice view to the sunset. Excursion boats transfer visitors to sea caves and close islets.