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Woman Killed in Lightning Strike on Greece’s Skopelos Island

A woman was killed from a lightning strike on the island of Skopelos on Tuesday as severe weather, bringing thunder, lightning and heavy rain...

Feel the Tranquility of Greece’s Skopelos Island

The idyllic Greek island of Skopelos. (Source Pixabay CC- Creative Commons- Dimitris Vetsikas). Belonging to the Northern Sporades group of Greek islands, Skopelos is one...

Carefree Seal Takes a Nap on Greek Beach (photos)

A young male seal ignored hundreds of bathers at a popular beach in the Greek island of Skopelos and took a nap. People gathered near...

Huge Forest Fire Breaks Out in Greece’s Skopelos

Dozens of fire fighters aided by planes are trying to bring under control a fire that broke out on Sunday in the island of...

Qatari Royal Eyes Beach on Greek Island (video)

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, member of Qatar's royal family, has set his eyes on Kastani beach on Skopelos island, where parts of...

Mamma Mia! Producers Ditch Skopelos Turn to Croatia for Sequel

Fans of the smash-hit Abba film musical Mamma Mia! – filmed on the idyllic Greek island of Skopelos – will be delighted a follow-up...

Greek Fighter Jet Falls During Military Exercise, Pilot Safe

A Greek Air Force Mirage 2000 fell in the area of Skopelos island during an exercise at Monday noon; the pilot is safe in...

Tourist Discovers Active WWII Mine off Coast of Skopelos

According to authorities, an active mine from WWII was discovered by a tourist on Skopelos some 70 meters from the beach of Loutraki while diving. Local...

Al Pacino Travels Incognito to Skopelos, Enjoys Seafood

Hollywood star Al Pacino visited the Aegean island of Skopelos, an island paradise that is part of the Sporadic cluster. The actor, aged 76, arrived...

Traditional Dance Festival in Greece Wins European Award

The traditional dance festival "Diamantis Palaiologos" won a European award by the EILEEN (Enhancing Intercultural Learning in European Enterprises) project. The festival, organized for the...

10 Pictures Show the Catastrophe in Skopelos, the ‘Mamma Mia’ Island in Greece

    Skopelos Island, the island where "Mamma Mia" was filmed was hit by an unprecedented storm that has caused authorities to declare the island under...

Disastrous Storm Causes Severe Damage on Skopelos Island in Greece

After southern Peloponnese and Preveza suffered severe damages from thunderstorms earlier in the week, the island of Skopelos became a disaster area after the...

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