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 ]