Thassos is not only beautiful beaches with crystal blue waters and golden sands… We are going to tell you 8 more reasons which make Thassos a unique destination!
1. The people
1. The people
Thassian people, simple, hospitable and smiling, give visitors who come in contact with them their deep wish to know more about them. They are friendly and they are willing to give you any help you need. If you find yourself lost or confused, just ask a local about directions, bus stops, and other useful information.
2. The graphic locations of Thassos
If somebody has only met beaches of Thassos, then he has only seen the half of the island. The other one is hidden in the traditional environment that has remained untouched despite the tourist growth of the last years. All around the island you can find small churches, cobbled streets, pretty flowers, olive trees, beehives, pine and plane trees.
3. The sea
A unique combination of green and light blue. Various and colorful bays with fishing boats and secluded or busy beaches. Spotless seas with golden sand and green-blue crystal water.
4. The sun of Thassos
The unique sunlight in combination with the immense light blue sea surround both nature and people and shape their character. A unique light that has left its marks on poetry, sculpture, and writing of local creators.
5. The Ancient History
Discover and experience the magic of the past through the ancient monuments and areas all around Thassos. Do not forget to visit the famous Archaeological Museum of Thassos and then have a walk to the ancient market at Limenas, or visit the acropolis where the ancient theater is located. Explore the remains of the ancient temple of Dioskiouri at the amazing beach of Aliki, and enjoy an evening walk at Metalleia location at Limenaria, and gaze at the old mining factories of the area and see the view of the village from the famous monument Palataki.
6. The tasty local dishes and homemade sweets
Dishes that local taverns and restaurants are innovatively creating with intelligence out of the products of Thassos. Taste the delicious homemade sweets of walnut and fig as many other homemade delicacies such as pies.
7. The amusement
Combining nightlife with relaxation. Quietness and isolation together in contrast to frantic parties at the beach bars all over the island, make Thassos a unique place for your summer holidays.
8. The distance and the cost
Thassos is the island which is closer to the main Greek land, than any other islands in Greece. The distance between the ports of Keramoti and Limenas is just 8 km so the cost of coming to Thassos is very low (comparing to other Greek islands), even if you decide to bring your own vehicle!