• Skyros

Skyros

At Skyros you will meet a unique kind of pony. It is the Skyrian horse and the trademark of the island. Hora is built round a venetian castle and is very picturesque. If you like local craft, you will be threaled with the skyrian ceramics and the embroidery.

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Name of place: Skyros
Capital: Hora

Basic tourist information
  • At Skyros you will meet a unique kind of pony. It is the Skyrian horse and the trademark of the island.
  • Hora is built round a venetian castle and is very picturesque.
  • If you like local craft, you will be threaled with the skyrian ceramics and the embroidery.
  • The N side of the island is very windy. Be careful of the rough seas.
  • Do not miss to taste fresh fish and lobster pasta at a local taverna.
  • Kyra-Panagia is a beach popular with families thanks to its shallow waters and the protection from all weathers. Tou papa to houma is an beach for those who want to swim naked.
  • You will find a diving centre at Linaria.


Main port
Linaria marina

  • Mooring: Moor alongside the W quay. On the E side there are underwater pipes between two buoys. If there is no place in the harbour you can anchor off- shore, in the cove.
  • Shelter: from all weathers. Bottom of weed, poor holding.
  • Available services: fuel station, water on the quay, pharmacy, ATM, motor bike rental. Super market, Cafes, tavernas. Bus twice a day for the town -distance 10km.


Alternative bays
  • Linaria bay. Just N of linaria port. It offers protection from N winds but open to S. Bottom mud gives good holding. Anchor off. There is a small pier for dinghy. One taverna.
  • Kalamitsa. Long pebbly beach, ideal for watersports. And popular with wind surfers because it is open to S winds.
  • Atsitsa. A very beautiful pebbly beach up to the sea, full of vegetation. Very interesting site, with strange shaped rocks.


Useful Telephone Numbers
Port Authorities phone number  Hospital Police Tourist police
 +30 22220 96475  +30 22220 92222  +30 22220 91274  +30 22220 91274