Cape Evreokastro and Lake Maries in Thassos

Cape Evreokastro and Lake Maries in Thassos

Cape Evreokastro lies in the north-eastern end of the former trading port of the town of Thassos. As a result of the excavations was concluded that this area was a true place of worship, this being certified by the ruins of temples dedicated to the goddess Athena, Artemis, and those of Zeus. The only lake of Thassos is known as Lake Maries and is located at approximately 3 km from the village with the same name, on the road leading to Mount Ipsario. This lake was created specifically for ... [ read more ]

The Prinos Street Market and the Monastery of Archangel Michael in Thassos

The Prinos Street Market and the Monastery of Archangel Michael in Thassos

On the west coast of Thassos lies the beautiful small town of Prinos, where every Monday is organized an outdoor market, where tourists can choose from a wide range of products from the trade stalls, including fresh fruits and vegetables, pastries, shoes and underwear, tablecloths, appliances, jerseys, jeans and shirts, plants, dried herbs and many other things, all at the lowest prices. One of the most visited tourist attractions on the Island of Thassos lies on the road between the vill... [ read more ]

The historical village of Alyki in Thassos

The historical village of Alyki in Thassos

Located on the southeast coast of Thassos, at just 35 km from the town with the same name, Alyki is one of the most beautiful villages of the island, which has two bays and a cape, known as the "Holy Rock of Thassos". Aliki is a relaxing destination for everyone, from children, to those who like a quiet vacation or the lovers of snorkeling or scuba diving. A trip to Aliki will wake anyone’s passion for the magic of Greece, unchanged by the passing of time , this being a village where yo... [ read more ]

Must see museums in Thassos

Must see museums in Thassos

Built right next to the entry of the Ancient Agora in Limenas, the capital of the Island of Thassos, the Archaeological Museum maintains an extensive collection of archaeological artifacts discovered during excavations conducted here and is considered one of the most important museums of the Greek provinces. One of the three folk museums of Thassos is located in the wonderful mountain village of Theologos, the former capital of the island, whose houses impress with their traditional archi... [ read more ]

The Old Town and the Acropolis of the city Limenas in Thassos

The Old Town and the Acropolis of the city Limenas in Thassos

The small town of Limenas, also known as Thassos, is the capital and the main port of the island, located on the northern coast of the island. This city, besides of its modern part, has a more interesting and more beautiful Old Town, that has a great archeological value with its museums and ruins scattered over all its surface. At 137 m above the sea level, on the unpaved road that starts from the Ancient Amphitheatre, the Acropolis of Limenas is the first hill of the three hills of te an... [ read more ]

The Commercial and the Military Port in Thassos

The Commercial and the Military Port in Thassos

The old Commercial Port of Thassos appeared in the seventh century BC because of the strategic location on the trade routes of the city from the Aegean Sea to the Thrace and the Black Sea, because the subsoil rich in precious metals (gold and silver), because of the forest and large grape vines areas, which led to the development of Thassos, a real commercial and naval power. The former Military Port of the Thassos town is currently known as the "little port" or "old port" and was located... [ read more ]

The Kastro Fortress and the Bourtzi Fortress in Skiathos

The Kastro Fortress and the Bourtzi Fortress in Skiathos

When you visit Skiathos, don’t miss Kastro and Bourtzi, because these are some of the most important attractions on the island. At Kastro you will discover what this medieval city meant in the past and you will be surprised by the many beautiful things you can see here. Stories and legends are at home at Bourtzi, so you will be really fascinated. Kastro was once the largest medieval town of the Island of Skiathos. Bourtzi is a small peninsula that separates the port of Skiathos in two p... [ read more ]

The beaches of the Island of Skiathos

The beaches of the Island of Skiathos

Skiathos is an island of only 46 square kilometers, but it is popular because it has some of the best beaches on the Greek islands, a wide variety of attractions, pubs, bars, and due to the beautiful landscapes! Skiathos is the most cosmopolitan island of the three islands of the Sporades archipelago. The water on the Greek Island of Skiathos is very clean, crystal clear and very warm, just perfect for bathing. Depending on your passions, you can even practice water sports or you can just... [ read more ]

Must see attractions on the Island of Skiathos

Must see attractions on the Island of Skiathos

Visiting the Old Port of the Island of Skiathos is a unique experience. It is very large and can accommodate many ships, and small boats as well. If you spend time in Skiathos, you should surely visit the Old Port. It has played and still plays a very important role for the economy of the surroundings. In the past many merchants used this way of trasport, now tourists are those who want to take a trip with a ship or a boat. On the Island of Skiathos you will find the Memorial House of Ale... [ read more ]

The Boutari Winery and the Oia Maritime Museum in Santorini

The Boutari Winery and the Oia Maritime Museum in Santorini

The wines of Santorini are well known both in Greece and in Europe, because their taste is incomparable. Fortunately, the region is very good for viticulture, and the conditions are excellent. The oldest vines in Greece can be found here. The volcanic eruption that took place on the island at around 1500 BC left deposits of volcanic ash and lava. These have been developed over time into a perfect ground for the growth of grapes. On the Island of Santorini, in Oia, tourists have the opport... [ read more ]