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Updated May 2, 2020 6 comments

Kazaviti and Saint Panteleimon monastery

Kazaviti is one of the oldest villages on Thassos. You can not see it from the shore, and therefore is the only place that the pirates have not robbed since they did not even know that exists. In the past, it was divided into two parts (small and large):...

Ipsarion Summit 1
Updated May 2, 2020 2 comments

Ipsarion peak

Ipsarion is the highest peak on Thassos (1204m) on the same name mountain. In order to walk to the top of the mountain the best place to start from is Potamia. It will take you about 3 hours walking at a normal pace to reach the top. The way is...

monastery of st arhangel mihail and holy water alyki thassos  (2)

Monastery of Saint Archangel Michail is located 15km far from Potos, on the cliff, which has a fantastic view of the sea and Athos. This monastery was very important for the history of Thassos and it is still today. The monastery is important primarily because of the holy nail of...

Maries Lake 1
Updated April 30, 2020 7 comments

Maries Lake

On this island, there are many springs of fresh water. Most of them are in the village of Panagia, but almost every village has at least one spring. It is not usual for other islands in Greece.

Springs of mountain water in Panagia, in the shade...

Giola Natural Swimming Pool 1
Updated April 30, 2020 18 comments

Giola Natural Swimming Pool

They say that God has been very generous when gave the Thassos its nature.

One of the most beautiful natural gifts is the natural pool in rock - Giola. The pool is located just next to the sea. The color of the water is crystal clear and...

waterfalls in kastro limenaria thassos  (3)
Updated April 30, 2020 1 comment

Waterfalls in Kastro

Kastro is 16km from Limenaria. The road to Kastro is new and asphalted in 2015. During the summer in the village is open one tavern, so it has become almost a tradition to get to it in order to get instructions for going to the waterfall. The owner of...

Circle around the island, part 3 14
Updated April 29, 2020 no comments

Circle around the island, part 3

We've arrived in Limenas, the capital of the island. It is the biggest town on the island, with the largest number of facilities for tourists. I suggest you come to this city in the early evening to enjoy long walks and a wide promenade along the coast. Limenas is...

Activities on Thassos 6
Updated April 29, 2020 2 comments

Activities on Thassos

Besides swimming and sunbathing Thassos can offer a lot of fun, not only during summer but throughout the year.

Water sports are the most popular activities and entertainment during the summer. There is some kind of water sport on all major beaches like Skala Panagia ([Golden...

Drakotrypa   Zmajeva pećina u blizini Panagije 05
Updated April 28, 2020 8 comments

Drakotrypa - Dragon cave near Panagia

Author of the article: Bratislav Najdanović ''Dragon's cave in Panagia (Drakotrypa–Δρακότρυπα). Before every trip, we like to prepare well and study as much information as we can. We searched on the internet information containing the word Thassos and ran into this. Very interesting, we haven't seen this anywhere and all the...

The Monastery of the Holy Archangel Michael Thassos 4

The presence, miracles, and the importance of the monastery of St. Archangel Michail on Thasos are connected with the history of the holy nail which was in Christ's right hand. In fourth century, mother of Constantine the Great decided to build churches in all of the places that were important...