Articles with tag - Kastro

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Published November 8, 2015 5 comments

The weather in May

Since I have been getting tons of mail enquiring about the weather in May on a daily basis, I have decided to try and write something about it, even though it is somewhat difficult to reply to the questions on weather. The month of May and spring in...

bus thassos
Published November 8, 2015 5 comments

Touring the Thassos island on a bus

If you do not have your own or rent a car on Thassos, you will be able to travel from place to place by buses that go around the island at a precisely determined timetable. These buses do not seem to look like public transport buses in bigger cities...

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Published October 1, 2018 11 comments

Short course of the Greek language

It must have occurred to you to come to Greece for holidays and to encounter a salesman that doesn't speak English. Fortunately for the past few years, this is an increasingly rare case. Nevertheless, **here are the most basic Greek words that might be of use to you on...

Published November 8, 2015 2 comments

Important telephone numbers

If you call the numbers in Greece from abroad, you must first enter the exit code (00) and country code for Greece (30), followed by a four-digit or five-digit area code and place in Greece (Thessaloniki in 2310, the Kavala 2510, for Hrisupoli 25910 , and of Thassos 25930),...

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Climate on the Thassos during the winter 2
Published November 8, 2015 2 comments

Climate on the Thassos during the winter

Last night a strong wind was blowing, and today it is raining, the room was dark and gray outside. As I write, I look at how a windows on the roof catch rain. During the winter, there is usually no rain, the temperature goes down to zero, rarely below....

Thassos from the air 1
Published November 8, 2015 no comments

Thassos from the air

I got some nice photos from the owner of the villa Kastanies in the village of Kazaviti, near Prinos. See places on this island from a different angle. I think you'll get a better idea of the size and layout of the island. When I have time,...

Accommodation for families with children 1
Published November 8, 2015 10 comments

Accommodation for families with children

Given that Thasos is known as a family island, the majority of our guests are families with children. Why is Tasos ideal for families with children? Primarily because of the long sandy beaches with shallows, ideal for small children. Another reason is that...

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Published November 8, 2015 5 comments

What place to choose?

Arriving at Tasos but do not know where is best to stay? You're not alone. It is the most common question we get. Let's try to clarify a bit. The largest towns on Thassos are Limenas (the capital), Limenaria, Skala Potamia, Golden beach...

kastro village thassos  (3)
Published May 7, 2009 no comments


Kastro is a medieval village located in the center of the island, about 450m above sea level. The village got its name from the ruins of an old castle which was once in the village (kastro – a castle). The castle was actually a fort, belonging to Gatilusi dynasty in...