Skopelos island is well known for its beautiful beaches and the vast green landscapes. The visitors always enjoy swimming, sunbathing, fishing, hiking and trying several water sports. But for those who want to try the most exciting activities they will have the opportunity to entertain and see the sights as well dealing with cycling, kayaking and scuba diving. Other activities available in the island include sightseeing, cruising around Sporades and visiting Monasteries, Museums and Archaeological areas, as there are monuments around the island from the antiquity up to the middle ages.
There are many remarkable parts of Skopelos’ coastline that you can only access by the sea and therefore sea kayak remains one of the most recommended activities. Take the advantage of a “sea kayaking day” around Skopelos guided from the experts. With professional guides and all necessary instructions you will have a fun and adventurous experience. The scheduled tours give you the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful sides of the island in a more wet but safe way. Try to discover the island in an alternative way tasting the perfect waters of Sporades.
Enjoy your rides to Skopelos countryside with your friends. The island offers a satisfactory network of roads combined with the wonderful landscape but be sure that you will have to come across uphill sometimes. So, If you are cycling enthusiasts and love the new challenges, make your unique plan: choose some parts from the main or district road and make a stop for a swim or a refreshment in an accessible beach. Go beyond any ordinary program and discover the limits of Skopelos as well yours.
Dive in Skopelos’ crystal waters with safety and experience the admirable underwater world. The warm and clear waters offer the best conditions to explore the variety of sea life and learn some about island’s history. The Skopelos Dive Center has licensed instructors and they are highly experienced in Sporades waters. Besides the leveled dive courses that leads to PADI certification, they also offer a wide range of scuba diving and other sea activities.
Hiking in Skopelos is one of the best ways to explore more of this beautiful island and walk into landscapes untouched by the mass tourism. From the vast pine trees, passing small hills and through olive groves you will be led to byzantine monuments, churches and chapels both active and abandoned and monasteries of all sizes and ages. These walks avoid the crowded resorts and allow the walker to experience the calm atmosphere and exotic natural sites of Skopelos. The paths reveal an island paradise ideal for walkers.
You could visit the most important sights of the island by taking part in an organized day tour by bus. With friendly and specially trained staff they will guide you and provide for you a safe and pleasant transportation with their buses to the most popular places of the island at reasonable and competitive prices. They organize daily excursions in Agios Ioannis Kastri and monasteries. For those who wish to relax spending their time on the beaches, they provide a comfortable transfer from the town to the beaches. They also transport tourists from the port to the desired accommodation or in case of social events, they are willing to transfer guests to the event venues.
Explore Skopelos from edge to edge opting for the independence and freedom that hiring a car or scooter can offer. Enjoy your island holiday by driving among unique picturesque landscapes and meeting the history, culture and amazing countryside of hospitable place. Hiring a vehicle is simple, quick and easy as there are many rental offices located in Skopelos port. Magic Cars Office is the one with experience offering plus a fleet of modern cars that are ideal for families, small or large groups and businesspeople. So, choose the vehicle that suits you and use a map to discover everything in Skopelos!