Skopelos distinguishes for the lush greenery, the exotic beaches and the picturesque villages. One of the most beautiful islands in Greece, Skopelos has its special architecture as shown in villages like Skopelos Town and Glossa. Nice beaches with crystal water are found all around the coastline of the island, including Stafylos, Panormos, Elios and others. Skopelos became widely famous when scenes from the Hollywood movie Mamma Mia were shot there. In fact, many visitors head every year to the church of Agios Ioannis Kastri, where the wedding scenes of this movie were shot. Holidays in Skopelos can be combined with other islands, like Skiathos and Alonissos.
The island of Skopelos, in Greece, is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea and it belongs to the Sporades islands group. Located between Skiathos and Alonissos, Skopelos island is a great place for families and romantic couples. The green nature of the island create a relaxing atmosphere for your Skopelos holidays. The beaches have crystal, blue green water. Some are organized, while others are totally remote. Town and Glossa are the main villages on the island, with traditional architecture, delicious restaurants and sea views. An interesting sight is the Church of Agios Ioannis Kastri, known as the Mamma Mia Church as scenes from this Hollywood movie were filmed there. Also in the surroundings of the Town, there are many Byzantine monasteries.
Skopelos Town has a large number of rooms and studios, ranging from basic to luxurious. These upscale resorts in Skopelos island offer large pools, jacuzzi and even spa therapies. Glossa, Loutraki and Panormos also have a good variety of accommodations, with few hotels and traditional studios. Finally, some apartments and rooms can be found in the beaches of Neo Klima, Glyfoneri and Stafylos.