HOLIDAYS ON THE ISLAND OF THASSOS
In the pearl of the Aegean Sea with a rich history, amazing beauty of nature and a warm sea!
Thasos is a green island, located in the immediate vicinity of the coast of Kavala and only 12 km from the mainland. It can be said for sure that Thassos is the greenest island in the Aegean Sea and is called "Emerald". Green hills, shining sandy beaches, aquamarine sea and marble cliffs fascinate tourists from all over the world. In addition to natural beauty, there are many interesting sightseeings.
Local people carefully store not only their traditions and customs, but also monuments of past eras. The walls of the ancient fortress, the temple of Apollo, the ancient theater, the acropolis and ritual buildings dedicated to the god Dionysus, are open to visitors. The island is very popular among tourists not only because of its paradise greenery, but also due to the presence of a large number of diverse beaches.
The length of the coast of Thassos reaches 110 km and the tourist infrastructure is excellent. Hotels, apartments, campsites, taverns, restaurants and bars are scattered all over Thassos. And what a fun night life! But despite this, rest on the island is more suitable for families with children, because there are many secluded beaches, where it is very quiet and peaceful and no one interferes in your rest.
Pine forests and the marine climate have a beneficial effect on children's health and pure golden sand and shoal near the shore allow a pleasant and safe staying on the beach. Nature lovers will appreciate the mountains, the forest, the rich world of evergreen trees and flowers. Fans of a relaxing beach holiday will be pleased with the incredible beauty of the island's beaches where you can swim in the crystal clear water of the Aegean Sea.
For those who like to travel, can take a sightseeing tour around the island or take a boat trip along the coasts of the island. Lovers of activities can go in for snorkeling and diving experiencing an unforgettable delight after visiting the underwater grottoes. Almost at every major beach there are places where you can rent equipm.
Spiritual life on Thassos is also rich. There are many churches and two monasteries here. The nunnery of the Archangel Michael is one of the most picturesque. There is a temple in the southern part of the island, on the edge of a high cliff, from which you can see Mount Athos. The monastery houses part of the holy cross on which Christ was crucified.