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Skyrian Horse

The Skyrian horse (Equus Cabalus Skyriano) is a special Greek horse race. Its roots reach in antiquity , where it

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Carnival

The period of Carnival precedes Lent. The date of the movable feast of Easter each year is the one that determines

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Island of Inspiration & Tradition

George Theotokas writes : "Skyros saved me . She was the one that I needed it more than anything else, the intense

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Natural Beauties

The existence of springs in Skyros is absolutely intertwined with the traditions. The spring "Nyfi" with its

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Historical Background - Ancient Times

Skyros was previously called Pelasgia or Dolopia or Isle of magnets and was originally inhabited by Carians and

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Historical Background - Byzantine Period

During the early Byzantine period the island did not flourish, but during the middle Byzantine period the island

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Historical Background - Venetian - Ottoman - Modern Times

Skyros was owned by the Venetians after the conquest of Constantinople (Istanbul) by the Crusaders (1204) and was

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Attractions

Over the village of Chora, on top of the rock, dominates the Byzantine fortress, built on the ancient citadel of

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Skyrian Folk Art

Skyros is one of the islands that developed remarkable folk art , and that's the main reason why Angeliki

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The Island Of Skyros

The town of Skyros is the capital of the municipality of Skyros, of the province of Karysti,a of Evia county . In

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