Skala & Hora attractions

Castle in Skala & Hora


Astypalea’s imposing castle was built by the Venetian Quirini family early in the 15th century. For the next 300 years, up to 4000 people lived within this ever-expanding precinct, sheltered from pirate attacks. Its…
Museum in Skala & Hora

Archaeological Museum

Skala's small archaeological museum, set back from the sea at the start of the road up to Hora, holds treasures found across the island, from earliest times up to the Middle Ages. Highlights include grave offerings …