Holidays in Thassos

Thassos Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of Greecehotelholiday.com has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Thassos: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Thassos? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek Islands, Thematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Thassos travel, tourism info

Thassos belongs to the NE Aegean Islands and is located near Limnos and Samothraki, opposite to the coast of Eastern Macedonia. It has a mild climate with cool summers and not particularly cold winters. There about 13,000 residents on the island. The history of Thassos goes all the way back to antiquity. At that time, Thassos was famous for its goldmines and marble. Still today, you can see many of its archaeological treasures, which will make your journey something special. Also the giant marble factories, which export the snow white marble around the whole world, will amaze you. Thassos combines sea and mountain, organized beaches and isolated bays, cosmopolitan lifestyle and ideal places for relaxation. Picturesque villages reveal themselves one after the other. Rich forests of Thassian pines, black pines and Macedonian pines cover the entire island. Scenic small villages are revealed among the forests or nearby the seaside. Feast of colors and sceneries vary from the green-blue of the sea, to the white of the houses and marbles, or the green of the pines. Lacy seashores, rough rocks, unsighted caves and natural ponds offer the chance for thrilling experiences. Herodotus refers the occurrence of "intrinsic" gold, even if this has not been verified until today. However, the small paradise that you can discover in Thassos, reminds you that there are things in life much more valuable than the entire gold of the world.

Thassos useful info

Medical Centre of Prinos +30 25930 71100
Medical Centre of Potamia +30 25930 61303
Tourist Police of Thassos +30 25930 23111
Fire Brigade +30 25930 23199
Port Authority +30 25930 22106
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Thassos

Holiday packages for Thassos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Thassos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental

You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Limnos or Samothraki to create your own unique holiday.

Thassos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Thassos

Book your ferry tickets for Thassos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.-

Ship itinerary information for Thassos

Thassos main por, Skala Prinou, can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the ports of Kavala and Nea Peramos. Also, there is access from Keramoti to the second port of the island, Limenas, by ferry boat or sea-taxi.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Thassos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Thassos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Thassos

Thassos doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by boat. We can offer airtickets to Kavala airport through our online booking system and then there is connection to Thassos from the ports of Kavala, Nea Peramos or Keramoti by ferry boat.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Thassos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Thassos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Thassos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Thassos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Thassos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Thassos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Thassos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Thassos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Thassos

When browsing the hotel list for Thassos, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Car rental in Thassos, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Thassos, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup points are Thasos port and city center. These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Thassos. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Thassos

Excursions and tours in Thassos

In Limena, the island's capital and main port, you can visit the Temple of Poseidon, the impressive castle walls, the Gate of Silen , the arch of Caracalla and the Archaeological Museum.

Hiking - Walks You want to escape from everyday life and the ordinary vacation? If you are not types of the sea of the mountain, you can browse through the lush vegetation of the island with the support of Thasos mountaineering club (THA.SOS ) Participating in the activities of the club for climbing. Thassos is an island where you can do everything without excesses . One of them is the walk has wonderful trails on which to discover why Thassos enchants its visitors. The island is one of the only islands that combines mountain and sea, covering the needs of all tourists. Ypsario term Thassos appropriate for mountaineering. The refuge in which you reside . Unique experience to witness the splendid beauty of the island is to seek to make climbing the ancient quarries of Aliki , on limestone cliffs of theology and River and in the beautiful beach near the monastery of Archangel Michael.

Rides - Routes The rich environment in vegetation and natural beauty of Thassos is ideal for walking and hiking. Here are some suggestions for your walks :

Virgin - Skala Panagia Starting from the traditional village of Mary at the foot of the mountain Ypsario , you can head to the village of Skala Panagia , which is the port of the Virgin Mary. This scenic route passes through beautiful landscapes of nature consisting of pine trees .

Rivers - Skala Potamia The village of River will enchant you with its cobbled streets . As you head towards the stairs Potamia after 30-40 minutes, you can admire unique landscapes lush Thassos. Arriving in Skala Potamia , do not forget to take a dip in the magnificent Golden Beach!

Port - Scalpel - Glyfada Many tourists prefer to walk from the port to the nearby beaches and Scalpel Glyfada situated west of the village. It's a lovely walk by the sea, overlooking the waters of the North Aegean . After 1 km you will reach the beach scalpel. If you want you can continue up the beach Glyfada situated 1.5 km away from the scalpel.

Limenaria - Tripiti Another impressive and enjoyable ride is between Limenaria beach Tripitis . Here you can choose if you walk along the road or along the long beach of Limenaria. Of course we recommend the second option, especially at sunset where pictures of dyontos helium will remain etched for a lifetime ! Why not combine your walk in Tripiti with lunch or dinner at one of the famous restaurants in the region .

Limenaria - Peukari A fantastic route we recommend is the monument Palataki Limenaria Peukari to the beach , 1.5 km east. Navigate the trails that exist in the area round of the Mines and then ascend in the chapel of St. Nicholas. Then follow the special cobblestone path alongside the main road that leads to Peukari .

For the more extreme types ...Starting either from Limenaria either the Theologian , you can reach the traditional village Castle. Both of these trails are steep dirt road , but the magnificent landscapes you meet, you will be rewarded! The route from Limenaria is 11 km from the Theologian 9km

Bike rides All rides listed above, appropriate for cycling. But be sure to have the necessary equipment with us especially when driven on the main thoroughfare. In addition you can freely ride on the bike through the villages of Thassos and to know them better. The island is full of small bays with two sandy beaches and most secluded beaches. Some of them are Golden Beach in Skala Panagia , Golden Beach in Skala rivers, Koinyra , Paradise , the stack - Aliki also described by locals as a swimming pool on the island - sand and beautiful beach Peukari . In Limenas, the island's capital and main port, you can visit the Temple of Poseidon, the impressive walls of the castle, the Gate of Silinos, the arch of Karakala and the Archaeological Museum.

Places of interest in Thassos

The island is full of little coves with both organized beaches and more isolated bays. Some of them are Chrysi Ammoudia at Skala Panagias, Chrysi Akti at Skala Potamias, Kinira, Paradeisos, Thimonia, Aliki -also described by the locals as island's swimming pool - Psili Ammos and the beautiful beach of Pefkari.

Thematic tours in Thassos

Thassos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Family Tourism

Religious Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Thassos

The nightlife of Thassos has a multi-ethnic flavour due to the tourists. Thassos is a particularly popular destination among both Greeks and visitors from other European countries. This is coupled by the fact that Thassos does have numerous standard hangouts like music bars, restaurants and other jaunts offering live music and dance performances.These happening places are a favorite among visitors, especially during the summer peak season. Limenas, the capital of Thassos, has fast-food outlets and some first-rate tavernas offering authentic Greek cuisine around the harbour. There are some bars, too, playing live music until late at night. Restaurants cater to the foreign tourists with a variety of dishes. Seafood is a major draw, which is readily available in the more up-market tavernas.

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