What to do and see in Skopelos, Sporades: The Best Tours

July 22, 2021 Enedina Augsburger

Skopelos (Greek: Σκόπελος) is a Greek island in the western Aegean Sea. Skopelos is one of several islands which comprise the Northern Sporades island group, which lies east of the Pelion peninsula on the mainland and north of the island of Euboea. It is part of the Thessaly region. Skopelos is also the name of the main port and the municipal center of the island. The other communities of the island are Glossa and Neo Klima (Elios). The geography of Skopelos includes two mountains over 500 m (1,640 ft); Delphi (681 m/2,234 ft) in the center of the island, and Palouki (546 m/1,791 ft) in the southeast. With an area of 96 square kilometres (37 sq mi) Skopelos is slightly larger than Mykonos (85 km/33 sq mi) and Santorini (73 km/28 sq mi). The nearest inhabited islands are Skiathos to the west and Alonissos to the east.
Restaurants in Skopelos

1. Skopelos Cycling

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Skopelos Cycling

Enjoy Skopelos on a bicycle. Work your way around the island and you will be rewarded with beautiful views, smells and sounds. Our purpose is to provide you the means to do it in the most efficient and enjoying way. All our bikes come with helmets, lights, backpacks, tools, locks and flashing jackets. We make sure that the bike you get is in the best condition.

2. Kayaking Skopelos

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Kayaking Skopelos

Sea kayaking is the perfect way to explore Skopelos island. We offer something for everyone from taster sessions, day trips, sunset tours, holidays, coaching and expeditions, our sunset trips are proving very popular, what better way to end the day than watching the sun melt into the distance from the peace and tranquility of a sea kayak.... All our trips are led by qualified guides and coaches.

3. Sporades Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Sporades Stand Up Paddle Boarding

There’s no better way to enjoy the stunning scenery of Skopelos than paddleboarding to its many beautiful bays and beaches! Sporades SUP offers a range of activities for all skill levels with a fully qualified instructor. Families, couples and groups are welcome! Choose from a variety of tours and lessons including our popular Sunset tour, 1 hour children's lesson, 1.5 hour or 2 hour lesson and mini tour, or even paddleboard rental for experienced SUP-ers. All our kit is in good condition and regularly checked. For more information on pricing and tours, please visit our website and contact us! ***WHERE ARE WE?*** - You will find us in Panormos beach 12Km from the capital (Chora) of Skopelos island. Also in the Skopelos Dive Center in Skopelos city next to the port. It's a really good idea to contact us before you come if you have a chance, so that we can check the weather.

4. Skopelos Dive Center

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Skopelos Dive Center

We are "running"a diving business. Scuba diving and snorkeling in Skopelos, is a unique lifelong experience. History, untouched natural environment, rich biodiversity, interesting geological structures and important cultural elements are among a lot of others most important reason to dive with us. Furthermore we offer a combination of warm hospitality, adequate infrastructures and qualitative services. All the above is an ideal mix that offers memorable diving experiences. Our main office and diving base can be found in Skopelos port srtaight out of the ferry embarcation dock. Also we oerate a second base of ''Skopelos Dive Center'' at Panormos bay (Adrina Beach Hotel). Our diving boats might be seen also at Agnontas port, a secondary harbor of Skopelos. We provide Diver level as well as Professional level courses for recreational diving and Emergency First Response education. Ideal for those who wish to learn how to dive safely and responsibly in open waters. Valuable underwater experiences is a must for "Skopelos Dive Center"and we are ready to offer them to all our customers. Our guided dives and tours for snorkeling are the best way to promote an environmental awareness through inwater activities. And this is our "moto".

5. Skopelos Tours

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Skopelos Tours

The “skopelos tours” travel agency is located in the country of Skopelos and is 50 meters away from its main harbor. Our main activities are one-day excursions with buses and tourist boats, rental of vehicles and the issue of ferry tickets. We offer you high quality travel services with packages of one-day excursions, providing modern buses and experienced staff,

6. Zepela-MICHALIS TOURS

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Zepela-MICHALIS TOURS

Zepela-MICHALIS TOURS travel agency was set up in 2014 and became well known as it won the public preference from the very beginning making it the first choice of tourists throughout the summer. The friendly and specially trained staff are ready to welcome you, guide you and provide for you a safe and pleasant transportation with our buses to the most popular places of the island at reasonable and competitive prices. We are always willing to facilitate your holiday as we fully and constantly adapt to your needs. What we offer? Initially, we organize daily excursions in Agios Ioannis in Kastri and monasteries. For those who wish to relax spending their time on the beaches, we provide a comfortable transfer from the town to the beaches. We also transport tourists from the port to the desired accommodation and vice versa. In case of social events, we are willing to transfer guests to the event venues.

7. Aegeo Sailing

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Aegeo Sailing

Enjoy sailing in the most beautiful bays of the Sporades islands with aegeo sailing and sailingboat Thassos Sailing cruise to the islands of Alonnisos or Peristera in the Northen Sporades Marine Park. One or more days sailing with a skipper Vasilis who has more than 25 years experience in these waters and the crew playful dog Peirat !! See playful dolphins, beautiful bays and swim at deserted beaches with turquoise water. Departing at 10:00 from Skopelos harbor. We will stop at Steni Vala or Patitiri (Alonnisos) depends of the wind, where you can eat at tavernas serving traditional food from these islands. We sail back, returning to Skopelos harbor at 18:00

8. Fedra Cruises

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Fedra Cruises

Daily Sailing Cruises with woodeen motorsailor boat . Private (up to 12 pax) or SemiPrivate (groups up to 12 pax.. We depart from Skopelos to shores of Alonnisos Marine Park & Peristera . A trip that combines the relaxing pace of a holiday with the needed dose of marine adventure! Enjoy a dip into the bright blue crystal clear waters as well as visit to small and unique private seasides, approaching shorelines that are impossible to access overland, were you will have the chance to swim,sunbath and canoeing. Our ultimate destination after the firsh swim at Alonissos is Peristera island. Many private bays such as (Kokkalias,Peristeri,Vasiliko,Xero and many others are waiting to explore them and enjoy with snorkeling ,Canoing. sailing.Full lunch with traditional greek dishes is served onboard, moussaka, giouvetsi traditional Greek Pasta Pastitsio Greek salad,tzatziki,wine,ouzo,water and soft drinks are included.

9. Wind Boat

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Wind Boat

WIND BOAT RENTAL Rent a Speed Boat Where Is Your Next Adventure? This year, have a unique vacation by choosing your own boat with or without a boat license. You can visit dreamy beaches with crystal clear waters you will never forget. We can also arrange your transportation to and from Skiathos, Alonissos or the mainland! Wedding events Fishing Trips Private tours to and around Skiathos, Alonissos or Skopelos Moonlight and Star Gazing Cave exploration and many other unforgettable comfortable and relaxing boat rides! We always take care about your safety !!!

10. Axis Boat Rentals

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Axis Boat Rentals

Axis Boat Rentals is owned and operated by a local family from Glossa, Skopelos. We are proud to present a fleet of 490SX 4.9 meter (16 foot) boats of 2020 for rent. They are equiped with safety, comfort and dependable power. We look forward to providing you with the oppurtunity to explore our beautiful island and make your own unforgettable memories!

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