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 Agora and the Amphiteater in Thassos

The Agora and the Amphiteater in Thassos

In the northern part of the city of Thassos, near the port and city museum between the years 1948-1955 were carried out a series of excavations that revealed the ruins of the Ancient Agora. It was the cultural and commercial center of the city where locals and foreigners met for business trading or spending their leisure time. The paved road that starts from the old port of the city of Thassos, more exactly, from the northern part of it, leads to the ruins of the ancient amphitheater, a t... [ 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 ]

Top 7 beaches of the Island of Thassos

Top 7 beaches of the Island of Thassos

The most beautiful beaches on the Greek Island are found in Thassos, there each beach has its own charm, with fine sand and crystalline waters, surrounded by forests of pine and olive trees. The main road of Thassos is one of the best offering visitors access to any of its beaches. Every beach of the Island of Thassos is unique in its own way, some of them have umbrellas and sunbeds, these being quite crowded in the peak tourist season and there some more deserted and quite beaches being ... [ read more ]