Glossa is the second largest village on Skopolos after Skopolos town itself – but don’t expect a bustling metropolis! Glossa has great views out over Skopolos and is known as the Balcony of the Aegean. Built about 300 metres above Loutraki Port, this is a sleepy little hamlet set around a small village square. There’sContinue reading “Glossa”

Agios Ioannis Kastri

Mamma Mia we’re in for a climb with the next sight seeing stop . . . we’re heading to the tiny chapel of Agios Ioannis Kastri. Made famous for being the little church in the Abba inspired film Mamma Mia – it’s where the high octane matriarch Donna (played by the ever marvellous Meryl Streep)Continue reading “Agios Ioannis Kastri”

Panagia Evangelistria

The Monastery of the Annunciation, commonly known as the Evangelistria Monastery, is a monastery dedicated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary which sits on a hillside some 4 km north of Skiathos town. The monastery was founded in 1794 by a group of Kollyvades monks, who had left the monastery of Mount Athos afterContinue reading “Panagia Evangelistria”