Thassos - comprehensive tourist guide

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    Updated April 16, 2020.

    Mythology of Thassos

    According to the sources of the famous, ancient historian Herodotus, the island is named after Thassos, the son (or grandson) of the Phoenician King Agenor, who arrived on the island in search of his sister Europe as part of an organized, rescue, ship expedition, abducted by Zeus, that he had...

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    Updated April 16, 2020.

    Fauna of Thassos

    Thassos is dominated by amphibians, reptiles and birds. There are no wild mammal species. Rare are those who say they have seen rabbits here and some deer. Sheep and goats are often, going around on the slopes of Thassos. However, cats are the most represented ''domestic animals'', as on the...

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    Updated April 16, 2020.

    Geography and Demography of Thassos

    Thassos is the northernmost island of the Aegean archipelago, located very near the eastern coast of the Greek Macedonia area, 6 nautical miles (about 8km) from the port of Keramoti, 12 nautical miles (about 22km) from the town of Kavala, 27 nautical miles (about 50km) from the Holy Mountain (Mount...

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    Updated April 16, 2020.

    Weather in preseason

    One of the most common questions we are getting is related to weather in June and September. If we neglect the fact that it is impossible to give the right answer to the question because there are simply no rules when it comes to the climate, and especially in the...

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    Updated April 15, 2020.

    Fishing on Thasos

    You have arrived in Thassos and you are going on your first swim. The first thing you will notice is the transparency of the water and its amazing green-blue color and then the small fish that swim around your legs. These fishes are a real joy for children who...

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    Updated April 15, 2020.

    Touring the Thassos island on a bus

    If you do not have your own or rented vehicle in Thassos, you will be able to take buses that are going around the island, from place to place in a well-defined timetable. These buses are not like standard city buses, but rather look like a tourist, air-conditioned buses of...

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    Updated April 15, 2020.

    The weather in May

    Although it is very ungrateful to answer questions about the weather, the month of May and spring, in general, are the most beautiful part of the year on Thassos. The average temperature is about 24 degrees, and generally without wind or rain. Nature is in its full splendor and vegetation...

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    Updated April 15, 2020.

    Skala Maries and Maries village

    ###Skala Maries Skala Maries is a cute little town positioned in the southwest of the island, about 35km from Limenas and 6km from Limenaria. With village Maries, fifteen kilometers into the inside of the island, Skala Maries makes one territory area. According to tradition, there are two versions of how the village...

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    Updated April 14, 2020.

    Aquarius pizzeria

    Since we are always in a hurry in the summer and often do not have time to cook or go to a restaurant, we usually order take away food from the restaurant. The most convenient choice for this is Aquarius pizzeria. It is located on the main street in Potos, next...

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    Updated April 14, 2020.

    Our little perfect places

    We will share with you our favorite places we like to stop by when we have free time in the summer. Since we live and work in Potos, most of them are located in the south of the island. One of our favorite restaurants is _San Antonio_. In addition to good food,...

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