Activities in Schinoussa
During your stay in Schinoussa you have many options to fill in your days and nights until early morning. In the main village there are many nice taverns, a pizza restaurant and a few bars and traditional cafe's. Apart from the town there are nice taverns and restaurants at the Port, Messaria Village, Tsigouri beach, Livadi, Lioliou and almyros.
On the island there are often celebrations with traditional music and a lot of dancing! The most popular celebration is the that of the Virgin Mary on August 15 where food is offered in the morning in the church hall and in the night some taverns have live traditional music where people dance until early in the morning! In August there is also the famous donkey race! (link) which is worth seeing! and many other events such as traditional dances and feasts.
The cruise boat ''Aeolia'' (link) performs daily cruises to nearby islands (Iraklia, Koufonisia, Keros) and around the island, where you can visit most of the island's beaches. If you like free-diving you can also dive in a shipwreck near Schinoussa.
If you are a nature lover you can also hike all over the island through paths, or if you enjoy sports you can visit the amazing climbing center in Tsingouri beach, in a totally natural setting right near the sea! The island is also ideal for swimmers, free-divers and snorkelers.
Daily cruises in Schinoussa and small cyclades