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Skopelos (Greek: Σκόπελος) is the second largest island (after Skiathos) in the Northern Sporades, while administratively belongs to the Prefecture of Magnesia. It is a short distance from Alonissos (about 3-4 km) and from Skiathos (6-7 km). Most of the island's inhabitants live in Skopelos Town, which has been declared a listed settlement. Its main features are the paved cobblestone streets and the many small churches scattered throughout the city. The second largest village is Glossa which it is served by the port of Loutraki. The island is full of dense forests that cover almost 80% of its area, which is why it is considered the greenest of the Aegean Sea.
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On coasts and islands of central and southern Greece, where the climate is Mediterranean, winter is mild and quite rainy, while summers are sunny and hot.
On the islands, during winter the wind often blows; precipitation often occurs at night and in the early morning. On the islands, snowfalls are rare, and generally occur only in the northern ones, during the most intense cold spells.
Spring is pleasant and sunny in most of Greece. The days with some rainfall become less and less frequent. In summer, in the Aegean Sea the Meltemi, a northerly wind typical of the warmest months (July and August), often blows, and even if the sky is clear.
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