What to see in Thassos
Thassos has many wonderful attractions. Visitors can still see the 7th-century ruins of Ancient Thassos in the capital, Limenas, and the 12th-century Archangelou Michail Monastery in the island's southeast region. Thassos also has a number of interesting museums and archaeological sites, plus an excellent street market.
Outside of Limenas, the island's small villages feel authentic and undisturbed. Many have their own markets and quaint folk museums.
Nature lovers will enjoy Thassos' beaches, lakes and waterfalls. Scala Potamia and Golden Beach are both loved for the calm waters that make them child-friendly. Visitors who enjoy wandering along picturesque trails can try horse riding, which is a popular activity on the island.
Located on the northwest coast of Thassos is the major port of Skala Prinos. Each Monday morning, you'll find locals and tourists wandering through the Prinos Sreet Market. The market offers a selection…
Most visitors to Thassos are drawn by the stunning white sandy beaches on the east cost of this island. The more popular beaches have all the required tourist amenities, but despite this the beaches…
The history of Thassos is uncovered at the Museum Theologos, set in an old mansion that was the home of the mountain village's former mayor, Mr Chatzigeorgiou. The mayor played an essential role in…
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