If you want the Greek islands in their purest form, holidays in Skopelos Town will delight you. The capital of Skopelos, this picture-postcard town captures the essence of the Greek islands in the eyes of many who come here.
A cascade of whitewashed houses tumbling down to a waterfront lined with fishing boats and friendly tavernas, it's little changed in centuries and perfect for leisurely days. Mooch around the well-preserved cobbled streets, admiring the churches, museum and fortress and browse for souvenirs in the stylish gift shops. And at lunch or supper, dig into fresh fish and the island's much-loved prune and plum desserts at a traditional taverna. Lingering over these culinary delights is an all-time favourite of everyone who holidays in Skopelos Town.
When you fancy changing the backdrop, local buses run to stunning Stafilos and Glystera beaches, whilst more adventurous explorers can roam the peaceful interior or catch a day tripping boat to Alonissos.
And travelling with Thomson really makes sense when you consider our great escapes, late deals and cheaper-than-you-expect holidays to Skopelos Town. For example, it's here you'll find our Alkistis Studios & Apartments and the secluded Glysteri Villa, both ideal for couples wanting quiet bases just outside town. But don't leave it too late - Skopelos Town holidays are justifiably popular, so book today.
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Written on 01/09/2005, Mo said...
Skopelos Town is the pretty, whitewashed little capital of Skopelos island, with its small houses built around the harbour in the shape of an ampitheatre, with the Castle high above them. more on this review
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