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The Sporades Sights


  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 09/03/2014

Fodor's Review

Skopelos was once a hub for a well-travelled, politically influential, and highly cultured society and a fascinating peek into that world is offered by a visit to this 19th-century mansion. Furnishings, precious icons, and quotidian antiques made locally as well as from around the world make this a fine showcase of the life and traditions of a local family of high standing, namely that of Andigoni Vakratsa. She, along with her father, was a doctor who offered free medical services to the poor. Head upstairs to view the living room (used only for very special occasions) where you can admire a traditional island engagement dress with its 4,000-pleat skirt.

Sight Information


A short walk up from Ambrosia sweet shop, Skopelos Town, Skopelos, Greece

Sight Details:

  • €3
  • Daily, 10–2 and 7–10

Updated 09/03/2014


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