Located on the northern side of the Aegean Sea, Thassos is a lush green island with amazing beaches. This is a totally relaxing place, ideal for long days on the beach. Holidays in Thassos are a great experience for families and romantic couples.
Things to see and do
One of the Greek islands on the North Eastern Aegean Sea, Thassos island impresses visitors with the cozy crystal beaches. Paradise, Makriammos, Golden Beach, Alyki, Metalia and Livadi are only few of the fabulous beaches in Thassos. Enjoy a long day at the beach and then try local dishes at the seaside restaurants. Many other coves can be found around the island to suit all preferences. Apart from gorgeous beaches, the island also has traditional villages in the mountainsides, with grey roofs, stone houses and paved paths.
Trekking paths depart from these villages and lead to castle ruins, hill tops and caves. The most interesting sightseeings in Thassos island are the Ancient Agora above Limenas and the Monastery of Archangel Michael with the magnificent view to the Aegean Sea. Our guide of Thassos offers all useful information about organizing your Thassos holidays.
As this is a well-developed island close to the Greek mainland, Thassos offers a wide variety of accommodation options. The villages of Limenas and Limenaria, and also the beach places of Potos and Skala Potamias concentrate many hotels and studios on the island. Many other beaches are lined up with many family hotels, self-catering apartments and rooms to rent, as well as romantic suites and villas with more luxurious facilities. Upscale resorts are also found in Thassos island, with large pools, jacuzzi, gyms and spa treatments.
Highlights in Thassos
One of the best beaches in Greece, Golden Beach has soft sandy shore and amazing waters. This beach is organized with beach cafeterias, restaurants and nice studios.
Paradise is a wonderful beach, with soft golden sand and crystal waters. This is a fabulous place for a family day at the beach and has many tourist facilities.
On the hill above Limenas, there is the Ancient Agora of Thassos with remains from ancient temples and buildings and also with a wonderful ancient theatre.
On the southern side of Thassos, there is the picturesque village of Theologos. This is a place with traditional style and surrounded by natural beauty.
Alyki beach is located on the southern side of the island. This is a nice family place with blue green waters, due to the green nature that surrounds it. It gets very popular in summer.
The Monastery of Archangel Michael is located on the hill slopes with panoramic view to the Aegean Sea. Dating from the 18th century, this monastery has traditional style.
An interesting folklore museum is housed in a restored stone mansion in the village of Theologos. This museum hosts many folk exhibits and furniture.
Due to its lush greenery, Thassos is a wonderful island for hiking. In fact, many hiking paths cross Mount Ipsarion, the largest mountain on the island.