Carnival in Skyros Town

Skyros Carnival

In this wild pre-Lenten festival, which takes place on the last four weekends before Lent and Orthodox Easter, young men don goat masks, hairy jackets and dozens of copper goat bells. They then proceed to clank and …
Music in Skyros Town

Rembetika Music Festival

For one week in mid-July, the Manos Faltaïts Folk Museum in Skyros Town is host to a rembetika music festival. The festival includes daily instrument and voice workshops, films and seminars. The evening hours are fi…
Sports in Skyros Town


Each year in late September Skyros hosts a 20km marathon, which includes a 10km mini-marathon for young runners. The race starts near Linaria and ends with prizes and toasting at the Plateia (main square) in Skyros …