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Coastal expansions of the main town, these two resort areas are the places to stay if you love to swim. Magazia, where the residents of Skyros town used to have their storehouses and wine presses, and Molos, a bit farther north, where the small fishing fleet anchors, are both growing fast. You can sunbathe, explore the isolated coastline, and stop at sea caves for a swim. Nearby are rooms to rent
and tavernas serving the day's catch and local wine. From here, Skyros town is 15 minutes away, along the steps that lead past the archaeological museum to Rupert Brooke Square.
On the northwest coast, pine forests grow down the rocky shore at Atsitsa. The beaches north of town—Kalogriá and Kyra Panayia—are sheltered...
As you drive south from the airport, past brown, desolate outcroppings with only an occasional goat as a sign of life, Skyros town suddenly...