Relax and follow us through the Skopelos countryside

Learn about the island

See rare or endemic species of flora and fauna, rural architecture of stone walls, mills, threshing grounds, arched bridges, chapels and springs

Singles and Groups

Have the countryside to yourselves and take advantage of perfect conditions.  Get a group together and visit in March or mid / late October.  Accommodation to suit every pocket can be arranged. For single ladies, I can particularly recommend Pension Kyr Sotos. Details, images and booking on For couples and groups, you can do no better than #RigasHouseSkopelos. They are open year round.

We take out a minimum of 2 walkers. Our maximum has been 84!  We can also arrange transport and meals.

The walks and hikes run throughout the year. Check out our Seasons page for more details.


GUIDED WALKS with HEATHER PARSONS: The choice is yours

Town Meander – 2 hoursAlgyris & Mule

Learn what it is like to live year round on Skopelos. Join me for a light-hearted chat as I take you for a stroll through the village and tell you about my experiences. On the way we will pop in to visit one of the oldest churches.  

 Recommended donation: 15 € pp Book Online

old lady in glossa

The Retsina Trail – 12km 

Driving first to the trail head at Platanakia, above Elios, we then make our way up the old kalderimi to the church Ag Reginos, Pirgos. From there we continue on to Skopelos using the old tracks and trails.

Recommended donation: 35 €pp Book Online

The Palio Klima/Ag Ioannis Loop – 5.77km

Starting in Skopelos town, we drive 45 minutes to the trail head at Palio Klima. First walking along an old trail, we join a dirt road which leads us into a forest. After about one hour, we arrive at Ag Iannis with it’s 200 steps. Time for refreshments before heading back along a beautiful forest lane.

Recommended donation: 35 € pp Book Online

Coast to Coast – 8 1/2 km – 4 hours 

A beautiful walk right off the beaten track to Panormos bay.  It takes us through olive groves and along dirt roads and old ways. Opportunity for refreshments and swimming at Panormos before returning. We carry your things, you just need to carry your water. With or without transfer.

Bring your swimming gear!

Recommended donation:25/ 30 € pp Book Online

Birds Eye View – 5km – 3 hoursAg Marina spring

This circular hike takes us to the spring of Ag Marina via Mili hamlet up in the hills. We take a rest at the beautiful spring, where fresh, cool water runs all year round. From there, we make our way across to the monastery of Sotiros where we pay a visit if the monk happens to be in residence and then down one of the new stone paths back to town.

Price: 15 €pp Book Online

Full Day Island Tour inc. M M highlights 10 am – 5pm
This is a road tour to the main film location sites: Ag Iannis church, Kastani beach and Amarinthos (Agnondas). Up to 8 per group. Min.3. Includes driver/guide, fuel and door to door service. Some walking/climbing may be involved! Price on request. Enquire onlineAg Iannis Kastri

Hikes start from Kohilis Bakery/Cafe opposite the port entrance.


  • Snacks are not included in the price. No wayside tavernas.
  • Bring water and wear sensible clothing and footwear.
  • Hiking participants should be in good health and able to manage uphill climbs.
  • Book in advance on GR mobile +30 6945249328 or UK mobile +44 7909726595 or on-line
  • 2-8 full price                9-15 15% discount                 16-20 30% discount