Skopelos, where Mama Mia was filmed

Visit Skopelos in Greece

Skopelos is top of my list of Greek must-visit islands. Have you ever dreamed of visiting Greece? I have. And last summer, that dream became a reality when I visited the island.  It is a small, picturesque island located in the Aegean Sea. It’s known for its beautiful beaches, lush vegetation, and friendly locals, but also for the film Mama Mia. If you’re thinking of visiting Greece, I would highly recommend adding Skopelos to your list. In this blog post, I’ll share some of my favorite photos and experiences from my time on the island.

Best beaches of Skopelos - beautiful Panormos bay. Sporades islands

Best beaches of Skopelos – beautiful Panormos bay. Sporades islands

Skopelos island information

Skopelos is an island in Greece that is known for its beauty. The island has many beaches, including some that are only accessible by boat. There are also a number of hikes that can be taken to see the stunning views of the island.

Basic information about the Mama Mia Island:

– Skopelos is a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea.
– It has a population of approximately 5,000 people.
– The island is roughly 70 square kilometers in size.
– Skopelos is known for its lush vegetation and beautiful beaches. Some of the most popular beaches on the island include Milia, Stafylos, and Agnondas.
– Visitors to the island can enjoy hiking, swimming, snorkeling, and windsurfing. There are also several archaeological sites on the island worth exploring.

Best of Skopelos island - Picturesque fishing village Agnontas

Best of Skopelos island – Picturesque fishing village Agnontas

How to get to Skopelos

The island of Skopelos is located in the Aegean Sea and can be reached by ferry from the mainland ports of Athens and Thessaloniki. There are also direct flights to the island from Athens International Airport. Once on Skopelos, there are a number of ways to get around, including taxis, buses, or car rentals.

What to do in Skopelos

Skopelos is a Greek island that is part of the Northern Sporades. It is known for its beaches, including Velanio Beach which has been used as a filming location for the movie Mamma Mia! Skopelos is also home to Kastani Beach, where a scene from the movie was filmed.

Other activities in Skopelos include hiking, sailing, and visiting the archaeological site of Glossa.

Where to stay in Skopelos

There are many great places to stay. For those looking for a more traditional hotel experience, the Hotel Dionysos is a great option. Located right on the beach, this hotel offers stunning views of the Aegean Sea. Guests can enjoy a variety of amenities, including a swimming pool, restaurant, and bar.

For those wanting a more unique experience, there are a number of great Airbnb options available. One option is an apartment with panoramic views of the harbor and the surrounding mountains. This apartment is centrally located, making it easy to explore all that this island has to offer. Another great Airbnb option is a beautiful villa situated on the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea. This villa comes with its own private pool and terrace, perfect for relaxing after a day of exploring Skopelos.

Skopelos restaurants

There are plenty of great places to eat. From traditional Greek tavernas to more modern restaurants, there’s something for everyone. Here are some of our favorites:

Taverna Klimataria: This charming taverna is located in the picturesque village of Glossa and offers stunning views of the sea. The food is traditional Greek and delicious – definitely worth a visit!

Ouzeri To Tsipouradiko: Another great option in Glossa, Ouzeri To Tsipouradiko is perfect for those who want to try traditional Greek meze (small plates). The setting is also very pretty, with outdoor seating overlooking the harbour.

Delfini Restaurant: This is a more upscale restaurant located in the capital, Skopelos Town. The menu features both Greek and international dishes, and the seafood is particularly good. The setting is beautiful too, with views over the harbour.

So there you have it – three great places to eat when visiting!

Greece, popular Skopelos island. Old port. Sporades


This is a Greek island that is perfect for a getaway. It has crystal clear waters, breathtaking views, and plenty of activities to keep you busy. I would highly recommend visiting, if you are looking for a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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