Thyme honey, graviera and myzithra (types of cheese) are trademark products in Skyros. As for the island’s specialties, you should try fava (made of chick peas), kid goat meat and of course the excellent spaghetti with lobster.
The annual “Skyros Festival” is held on July and August, featuring art events and music performances, while the island’s numerous religious feasts take place all year long.
Skopelos and Alonissos are two of the most charming nearby options in the Sporades complex.
The islet Sarakino at the south of Skyros features the gorgeous beach of Glyfada, perfect for swimming and sunbathing. You can also visit the island’s famed sea caves of Pentekali, Diatripiti, etc, with impressive emerald waters and stalactites.
Their size resembles the size of ponies, but the truth is that Skyrian horses are one of a kind; a rare, protected species, the majority of which lives on Skyros (and in particular at Mt. Kochylas, a Natura 2000 protected area).
Explore other important sights on Skyros in Palamari, Pouria etc.
Visit the landmark sights of Chora that embrace the island’s history and culture.
Linaria, Sea food.
Linaria, Greek cuisine.
Chora, Greek cuisine.