The beautiful port town of Linaria, 10km from the town of Chora, is situated on the west side of Skyros. It is a very picturesque town, and one that showcases the exceptional natural beauty of the island.

The port of Linaria

Linaria is the port of Skyros, and has sea connections with the nearby island of Evia. Located within a colourful, Linaria offers a wonderful setting for those who have chosen Skyros as the destination for their holidays in Greece.

As well as the gorgeous natural beauty surrounding the area, with the green mountains and blue waters of the sea, there are many interesting places to see and activities to enjoy in the area.

From Linaria, there are daily organised trips by caique where you can visit the wonderful caes of Pentekali and Diatrypiti. Inside these caves, amongst the stunning jade coloured waters are beautiful stalactites. You can also visit the nearby islet of Sarakino, which is home to the beautiful sandy beach of Glyfada.

Agios Nikolaos church in Linaria

As well as Sarakino, you can also found lovely beaches at Acherounes, Pefkos and Kalamitsa, where you can enjoy the cool refreshing blue waters, and relax under the famous Greek sunshine.

It is worth paying a visit to the charming church of Agios Nikolaos, which is situated on a hill above the port. From here you can enjoy some spectacular views stretching across the horizon.

Also worth visiting are the unique sea caves of Zyloparati and Mantrouha. There is much to see in Linaria, that to fully appreciate this area of Skyros, you should try to explore as much of it as possible.

Holidays in Linaria

Built amphitheatrically above the bay, the port of Skyros offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy some truly magical sunsets. For those seeking accommodation, you can find a nice selection of rooms and apartments in Linaria.

The picturesque port of Skyros is built amphitheatrically above the bay and offers a magnificent sunset view. There are some wonderful tavernas here where you can enjoy a freshly prepared meal.

For your accommodation needs you can find many a lovely selection of hotels in Linaria, with many offering wonderful views of the port and sea.

Map of Linaria

  • Linaria, Skyros Greece