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thassos map 3
Updated January 23, 2018 no comments

The map of Thassos

Very useful table inscribed with the distances between...

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weather in preseason time
Updated January 23, 2018 8 comments

Weather in preseason

One of the most common questions we receive is related to the weather in June and September. If you ignore the fact that it is impossible to give a specific answer to this question because there is simply no rules when it comes to climate, especially in recent years,...

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kastro village thassos  (3)
Updated January 23, 2018 no comments

Kastro

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...

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Maries Lake 1
Updated January 23, 2018 7 comments

Maries Lake

On this island there are many sources of fresh water. Most of them are in the village of Panagia, but almost every village has at least one source. It is not so many of islands in Greece.

Source of mountain water in Panagia, below the sycamore...

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Ipsarion Summit 1
Updated January 23, 2018 2 comments

Ipsarion Summit

Ipsarion is the highest peak on Thassos (1204)

The reason why it took me so long to write a post about it is that I have never climbed it :) Not because I don’t like adventures, but during summer I’m usually very busy, and when I...

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Geography and Demography of Thassos 1
Updated January 23, 2018 no comments

Geography and Demography of Thassos

Thassos is the northernmost island of the Aegean archipelago, located very close to the eastern coastline of the Greek area of Macedonia. It rests 6 naval miles (round 11 km) from the harbour of Keramoti, 12 miles or round 22 km from Kavala, 27 miles or 50 km from...

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Agios Vasilios (Vournelis) Beach 4
Updated January 23, 2018 2 comments

Agios Vasilios (Vournelis) Beach

Vournelis Beach is part of the coast which is located in front of the Vournelis hotel in Limenas, right of the harbor. Original name of the beach is Agios Vasilios beach. This is long, narrow beach with gravel on the shore and rocky or sandy parts in the water. First...

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Fauna of Thassos 1
Updated January 23, 2018 no comments

Fauna of Thassos

On Thassos amphibians, reptiles, and birds thrive. There are no wild mammals. Rabbits are rarely seen, deer from time to time . There are sheep and goats on the hillsides and slopes of the island. However, as on other Greek islands, cats are the most numerous domestic animals. During...

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Vathi beach 3
Updated January 23, 2018 13 comments

Vathi beach

Vathi is pretty narrow and sandy wild beach. Not organized, and it has no sunbeds or showers. The sea is unrealistically clear and transparent, and shoal is long. It's characterized by soft and bright and like flour fine sand, so the water is bright blue, and in the afternoon it's...

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