Skyros is an island with a history of centuries and one of the most beautiful islands of Greece.
Embraced by the blue waters of the Aegean, with lush vegetation and impressive morphology, it is the ideal destination for a holiday of pleasure and tranquility.
From Chora or Chorio that is the capital of the island in magical settlements such as Pefkos, Atsitsa, Magazia or Molos, you will meet beautiful landscapes and enchanting destinations for your holidays.
Whether you are looking for a vacation and relaxation holiday, a vacation full of activity and adventure, Skyros offers something special for everyone.
Peaceful waters, beautiful scenery and in many cases pine trees that reach the sea, with golden beaches or pebble pebbles, you will enjoy during your holidays.
Also, the island’s trademark is Skyrian horses that are now threatened with extinction. However, you will have the opportunity to meet them and adore them!
Skyros is famous for its ceramics, wood-carved furniture and the special interior architecture of its houses.
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One of the most popular ways of access to Skyros is by the ship of the Skyros Naval Company, which operates daily routes to and from the ports Linaria Skyros and Kymi Evia. The trip takes 1 hour and 40 minutes. Also, Skyros Airport serves flights throughout the year to and from Athens Airport – Eleftherios Venizelos and Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki.
The northern part of the island is covered by a forest, while the south, dominated by the highest mountain, called Kochila (792 m), is naked and rocky.
The capital of the island is also called Skyros (or, locally, Chora). The main port, on the west coast, is Linaria.
The island has a castle dating back to the Venetian occupation (13th-15th century), a Byzantine monastery (the monastery of St. George), the tomb of the English poet Rupert Brooke in an olive grove from the road leading to Tris The Bouchs harbor. There are many beaches on the coast.
The island has its own race of Skyrian ponies.
The Municipality of Skyros is part of the regional unit of Evia. Besides Skyros, it consists of the small inhabited island of Skikopoula and some smaller uninhabited islands. The total area of the municipality is 223.10 square kilometers.
- Travel Agency – Kimi Euboea ( + 30 ) 22220 22020 / 22522
- Travel Agency – Skyros (Chora): ( + 30 ) 22220 91790
- Travel Agency – Linaria Port: ( + 30 ) 22220 93465
- Bus Agency : ( + 30 ) 210 8317163 , 210-8317153