Thassos is in the gathering of islands in the North East Aegean Sea and is handily reached on a short ship ride from the terrain city of Kavala. To peruse more about how to get to Thassos and some more data about the island, visit our primary Thassos page.
In the mean time, to help you plan a visit or conclude whether to put Thassos on your Greek schedule, here are..
You can find out about Thassos Town, otherwise called Limenas, on our principle Thassos page yet here’s a token of a portion of the things you can do there.
Ancient City of Thassos
We suggest visiting the Archeological Museum (see beneath) prior to visiting the remaining parts of the Ancient City, as it helps put the site into viewpoint. The two are directly close to one another. The site of the Ancient City spreads over a huge zone and incorporates the leftovers of a commercial center. There’s a sanctuary to Artemis, past which a tight street leads up towards the acropolis where there are stupendous perspectives and a theater which is as yet utilized today.
The Thassos Archeological Museum was set up back in 1934 and is a huge and roomy structure, with a great deal of regular light to flaunt its shows. Affirmation is reasonable. There’s a yard outside with models and other antiquated items. The most valuable thing in the archeological gallery is a sixth century BC figure of a young fellow conveying a smash. It was found on the island in 1911 and at 11.5 feet (3.5 meters) high it is unquestionably noteworthy. The absolute most established things date from the Paleolithic Age and incorporate instruments from an ochre mine found close to Limenaria.
Despite the fact that it’s small, Aliki has a ton to suggest it. The close by site of Ancient Aliki is outstanding amongst other archeological locales on the island, with the remaining parts of a sanctuary and the remainders of some antiquated quarries. It’s additionally helpful for the Archangelos Monastery and the little tidal pond at Giola (see beneath). There’s a little sea shore and a modest bunch of tavernas and spots to stay.ria.
Roosted significantly over a precipice among Aliki and Giola, this is perhaps the main cloisters on the island (despite the fact that it’s really a religious shelter). It’s beautiful from a good ways and gives you all encompassing perspectives when you arrive, similar to Mount Athos somewhere out there.. Nobody knows without a doubt how old it is yet there was a reference to the cloister in papers dating from 1287, however the greater part of the current structures date from the eighteenth century. Its most valued belonging is the thing that is supposed to be essential for a nail from the cross on which Christ was executed.
There are acceptable sea shores all around the island, beyond any reasonable amount to list, however a standout amongst other must be Paradise Beach on the east coast and around 15 miles (24 kms) south of Thasos Town. There could be no less than three distinctive stopping regions, which advises you (a) how mainstream it is, and (b) how huge it is. Its size typically implies you can track down your own fix of sea shore. The sand is perfectly delicate, there’s a beautiful background of backwoods, and the sea shore retires tenderly so is useful for youngsters. There’s likewise a seaward island which adds to the grand idea of this spot.
The longest sea shore on Thassos is Golden Beach, which runs for 1.25 miles (2 kms) and is 7.5 miles (12 kms) south of Thassos Town on the east coast.
Around 6 miles (9.7 kms) west of the little sea shore town of Aliki on the south coast is this surprising wonder where rock developments make a characteristic pool bordering the ocean. It gets occupied as it appears to be a many individuals like bouncing from a tallness into the water.
Limenaria on the south coast is the second-biggest town on the island after Thassos Town, and is an alluring occasion resort with a lot of spots to remain and to eat. There are loads of acceptable sea shores, both in the town and inside simple strolling distance, which is one reason it’s so famous.
Olive Oil Mill and Panagia
The Sotirelis Olive Oil Mill is in the conventional town of Panagia, about 4.5 miles (7.4 kms) due south of Thassos Town. It’s intriguing to visit the water-fueled plant and figure out how this privately-owned company used to deliver its olive oil. It’s not, at this point operational yet acts more as an exhibition hall, however it’s as yet a fascinating spot to visit. Panagia itself is excellent and photogenic. While there, don’t miss the beautiful Church of the Kimisis tou Theotokou.