Schinoussa Town (Panagia)
The tiny atmospheric capital of the island stands out for its romantic scenery of narrow stone-paved streets with whitewashed houses and bougainvillea. It has outstanding views of the Aegean.
The Folklore Museum
The museum’s collection of traditional costumes and everyday objects provides a fascinating glimpse of the island’s history and the lives of the local people.
Schinoussa’s stone windmills, concentrated in Messaria, Tsingouri and Vargies, are fine examples of folk architecture.
The island’s most stunning natural attraction, part of a majestic limestone formation that operates as a climbing park, is located in the area of Halepes. Starting in Schinoussa Town and ending at the port of Mersini, the route has magnificent views of the beaches of Tsingouri and Fidou. Choose one of the itineraries to Schinoussa and enjoy these exceptional views.
The Church of the Virgin Mary Akathi
The most famous church on the island, thanks to the unusual icon of Christ standing on Mary’s lap.
The Church of the Annunciation
Built on a rock in the village of Messaria, this pretty little church has amazing views of Ios, Santorini, Keros, Iraklia and Amorgos.
Near the port of Mersini, this impressive cave takes its name from the legend of a pirate from Mani who died falling onto the rocks here while making off with the stolen icon of the Virgin Mary Akathi.