Kalamitsa Beach


Around 9km southwest of Skyros Town, Kalamitsa is a long pebbly strand with clear water, a handful of cafe-tavernas, views across to Evia and a bit of windsurfing.

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Nearby Skyros attractions

1. Mouries Farm

1.16 MILES

Under the watch of Marion Auffray and Manolis Trachanas, this small farm 6.5km south of Skyros Town provides a home for 45 endangered Skyrian horses. You…

2. Acherounes Beach

1.52 MILES

Around 1.5km north of Linaria, Acherounes' pretty and protected grey-sand beach is overlooked by a smattering of apartments and palms and a a couple of…

3. Pefkos Beach

2.94 MILES

A beautiful horseshoe-shaped beach of golden-brown sand graces deep-set Pefkos Bay, a 6km drive northwest of Linaria and home to the popular Stamatia's…

4. Papa Ta Houma

4.23 MILES

Skinny-dippers can leave it all behind at this tan-toned nudist strand just beyond the southern end of Magazia.

5. Kastro

4.35 MILES

All the steep whitewashed alleys through Skyros Town's historic core eventually lead to the Byzantine-Venetian fortress, which has been closed for…

6. Monastery of Agios Georgios

4.36 MILES

Founded in 962, the working Byzantine Monastery of St George (whose bells might wake you early if you're staying in town) crowns Skyros Town, within the…

7. Agia Triada

4.42 MILES

Following signs to the kastro through upper Skyros Town's maze of white streets, you'll come to this tiny candlelit chapel with fine ceiling frescoes.

8. Archaeological Museum

4.53 MILES

Along with Mycenaean pottery and jewellery found near Magazia, vessels unearthed in Skyros Town and artefacts from the Bronze Age excavation at Palamari –…