At the heart of the Aegean
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Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Skyros has had various names over the centuries from antiquity to later years. Most of them owed their origin to its morphology, soil, peoples and nature. It was called Aigivotos (she who feeds goats), Anemoessa (because of its winds), Pelasgia as it was inhabited by the Pelasgians, Dolopia, island of the Dolopi, Perirrhitos, surrounded by the sea, Pelagia, island of …
MANNERS AND CUSTOMS The contrasts in Skyros are not touristic snapshots, they are a way of life. On this island, drenched in frankincense and myrrh of the Christian religion, Halloween comes with its Dionysian atmosphere and vibrates with other kinds of emotions. On the Sundays of the carnival, culminating in the last Sunday (Cheese Eater), the Old Men and the …
NATURE - ENVIRONMENT Skyros has alternating landscapes of unique beauty and looks like a mixture, born from the matching of opposites. Its northern part is green, full of pine trees and crops and the southern part is brown-yellow, with bushy vegetation and extensive pasture for sheep and goats and the Scyrian horse. SEA AND MOUNTAIN Skyros is ideal for swimming, …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
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