Skopelos is the greenest island in Greece . Here , where the green of the pine trees and the dense forest meets the deep blue sea and sky, creating an image of natural beauty , you will find yourself in an idyllic land , in a small paradise in the heart of Greece .
The island of Skopelos is characterized by dense forests and the blue of the sea and that’s why on 05.07.97 officially proclaimed as » green and blue island » by the International Agency for BIO . It is telling that the biggest part of the island is covered by virgin pine forest . A forest when visiting Skopelos going to need your love , care and attention to remain as it is.
The town of Skopelos , by presidential decree also been characterized as a traditional settlement ( 19/10/78 Presidential Decree 594, 13-11/78 ) .
Geographically Skopelos is an Aegean island (central – northwest Aegean ) , east of Pelion and north of Evia . It has a coastline rich in tensions with perimeter 67 km stretch of 95.8 , maximum length of 17 kilometers and a width of 8 kilometers. The population is about 5,700 residents , while it is the second largest island in the Northern Sporades (after Skyros ) .
Skopelos attractions are many. You will need several days to be able to know them .
The picturesque town of Skopelos composes itself a unique landscape and you will definitely enjoy the trails in the narrow alleys .
You will also visit the Byzantine and historical monuments of the island , like the pirate graves in chests .
The mountains of Skopelos with many sources and pines are another unique gem of Skopelos . As well as bays , the beautiful beaches and unique landscapes .
On the island you will find many beaches and coves with crystal clear waters. The choices are numerous and for all kinds of taste. Beaches with pebbles or sand . Deserted coves for naturists . Crowded beaches and water sports , sun beds , umbrellas and taverns or bars to enjoy a drink or meal . Bays with deep water for short explorations of beautiful bottom mask or underwater speargun .
In Skopelos , finally , you will find 4 ports are hosted istiofora.Afta Language , Agnontas , New Climate and naturally in this Skopelos , which is the largest of the Northern Sporades .