The island of Skyros, mentioned in Ancient Greek History, is noted today for its aunthetic folk festivals and the richness of its art traditions, mainly wood carvings, handmade furniture, embroideries and ceramic crafts.

The old houses of the village exhibit the influence of several centuries of tradition and the two museums gather together many objects from both ancient and traditional heritage.

The old churches of the village and the countryside are rich in centuries old frescoes. You can see some beautiful pictures of the island here.

The island is ideal for travelling around, discovering its beauties and relaxing on the beautiful aegean beaches. Apart from the broad sandy beach in Molos, there are numerous more isolated beaches all around the island.

 
 

Travel information

By air : There are flights from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, Athens.

By boat : Ferry boats arrive to Skyros after a 1h40min trip from the port of Kimi, Evia. The trip from Athens to Kimi by car is three hours long. Buses from Athens take passengers directly to Kimis' port.