Skopelos ranks among the ten most popular tourist destinations in the world that have been identified with timeless film successes, according to a large survey carried out on the internet and social media, which is highlighted in a recent article by British newspaper “Mirror”.

At the top of the list are the areas in New Zealand, Scotland, England, the USA and Ireland, where the filming of the films “The Lord of the Rings”, “Harry Potter”, “The Shining” by Stephen King, “The Word of the King”, “Sleepless in Seattle”, “Twilight”, “Star Wars” and “Joker”.

The 10th place is taken by Skopelos for the film adaptation of the musical “Mamma Mia”.

According to the survey, the destination is performing exceptionally well on Instagram hashtags with 220,000 views and wowing travelers with its Mamma Mia themed island tours. It is noted that for the same period, Skopelos and the popular musical dance and culinary show Mamma Mia The Party were voted as the second best proposal for entertainment of Londoners during the winter, among 20 original ideas for entertainment.

The previous period had been preceded by a special promotion cooperation on the internet and social media between the Municipality of Skopelos and the organizers of the successful show. For the needs of Mamma Mia The Party, an island picturesque setting has been completely created with alleys, fountains, houses and taverns reminiscent of Skopelos in the “heart” of London, in the state-of-the-art O2 multipurpose hall! “Through creative ways of promotion we try to keep the interest of travelers alive regarding the connection of Mamma Mia with Skopelos. Original excursions to the island, to places where the film was shot, have also contributed to this. Forecasts for traffic in 2023 are optimistic.

Skopelos presents a depth and variety of interests that do not leave visitors from abroad unmoved”, said the President of the Tourism Commission, Ioanna Efstathiou