Pefkos Village in Skyros
Information About Pefkos
Pefkos village Skyros: In the charming pine tree filled area, just 11 km south west of Skyros Town one meets the beautiful village of Pefkos. The area is noted for its pleasant natural scenes and the lush greenery surroundings. In the impressive port of Pefkos, one can see the fishermen engaged in working with their nets and many boats floating on the waters. Pefkos is a traditional hamlet unspoilt and authentic. The cafe bars here offer nice drinks and snacks while the customary taverns have fresh fish meals and other delicacies.
A noteworthy place to visit here is the chapel of Agios Panteleimonas overlooking the village from the nearby mountains. From the church one can enjoy the wonderful sight of the whole village, the harbour and the landscapes spreading towards the south. There is an amazing sandy beach located here that attracts lot of tourists. The surrounding mountains protect the beach from the strong sea winds and thus make it an ideal place for swimming. There are also other gorgeous beaches in close proximity like that of Agios Fokas or Diapori with deep blue and cool waters and golden sand.