Pure relaxation and breathtaking scenery
Thassos holidays offer the perfect location for a holiday devoted to pure relaxation.
It is a spectacular, small circular island just seven km off mainland Greece in the north Aegean Sea. Sometimes known as the Emerald Isle, due to its fir and pine forests and lush mountain ranges which create breathtaking scenery. This island is still relatively unspoilt and not on the main tourist track although there is enough entertainment to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. Holidays in Thassos, incorporate traditional Greek villages, a buzzing capital, outstanding beaches and a wealth of culture making it an ideal choice for all the family.
Quick Thassos Tips
The currency used on Thassos is the Euro
Flying time to Thassos from the UK is approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
The religion on Thassos (and the rest of Greece) is Greek Orthodox
Greece is well know for the popular drink Ouzo, with its distinct liquorice flavour
Picturesque with pretty beaches
Thassos Town is the capital of this gem, sitting in the north of the island facing the mainland of Greece. There are two harbours in this town making it a beautiful picturesque place to stroll on your nice sunny holiday. As well as a good selection of shops, a sandy town beach and traditional narrow streets, Thassos Town is also dotted with ruins of old settlements and overlooked by a medieval castle.
As a whole the capital is relatively lively but not in a way to rival the likes of Faliraki or Kavos, there's a selection of bars, tavernas and cafes to while away your evenings. There are a number of small resorts on Thassos ranging from Limenaria which is one of the largest tourist resorts,Alyki is a pretty fishing hamlet with a small pebbly beach and then there's the sun soaking paradise of Golden Beach which has one of the best beaches on the island and is perfect for families with its gorgeous sands and gently shelving waters.Book your holiday to Thassos at Latedeals.co.uk today.
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Thought to have been built as early as the 5th century B.C. for theatrical and musical performances,later the Romans used it for gladiatorial combats.
Thassos has more beaches than any of the other Greek Islands. Many of the beaches have trees coming all the way down to the beach, the longest beach on the island, Golden Beach, more beaches that can be easilly found are Alyki, Psili Ammos, Astris, Potos, Pefkari, Limenaria, Tripiti, Skala Kallirachi, Akti Alsiliou in Skala Prinos, Skala Rachoni, Pachis Beach, Papa Limani, Glifada, Akti Agiou Vassiliou in Thassos Town (Limenas)