Magazia Village in Skyros
Information About Magazia
Magazia village Skyros: Just 10 or 15 minutes walk from the main town is the charming village of Magazia. This village is gifted with one of the most famous sandy beaches with crystal blue waters in Skyros. The coastal resort of Magazia is being faster developed. There are plenty of rooms, studios and apartments at Magazia for your nice stay here, just about 100 metres away from the bay. The area has many restaurants and cafe bars. Because of the many facilities available here, one can find Magazia as a base from which other parts of the island can be explored.
Magazia has fine dark sand and its name came from the gun powder magazines used to store there in the Venetian times. There is tourist rush here during the summer months. At the northern end of the village are numerous churches and caves that look like houses carved into the rock. The waves are very strong here and they eat away the shoreline every year. The ruins of a concrete seawall can be seen semi-submerged in the water. One can visit many churches here, the most important one being Agios Georgios at Perasmata.