Thasos Travel Guide

  • City viewed from Kastro tower
    City viewed from Kastro tower
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  • The turkish aqueduct
    The turkish aqueduct
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  • The archangel St micheal
    The archangel St micheal
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Thasos Things to Do

  • Stunning views over high cliffs

    A visit to the monastery of they Archangel St Micheal is a very rewarding.There is a very strict dress code to be observed on a visit here to this female monastery.also the takeing of pictures is not allowed inside,there is a gift shop selling souvenirsthe views out to sea are spectacular and the monastery very interesting well worth a stop to see.

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  • Back street views of Kavala

    The old quarter in Kavala leading to the kastro is a warren of quint streets with some good examples of old housing,it is also a fine way to get a feeling for the city.

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  • THE QUITER SIDE OF ALIKI BAY

    THIS IS THE QUITE SIDE OF ALIKI,IT HAS ITS OWN BEACH AND PATHWAY THAT LEADS TO IT,YOU PARK ON THE TRACK TO THE REAR OF THE TAVERNAS,AS YOU NEAR THE END OF THE TRACK YOU WILL CLEARLY SEE AN ENTERANCE ON YOUR LEFT,FOLLOW THIS PATH AFTER A SHORT DISTANCE YOU ARRIVE AT A ANCIENT BURIAL CHAMBER.FOLLOWED BY THE RUINS OF AN EARLY BASILICA,TO YOUR RIGHT...

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  • A WALK TO THE THEATRE OF THASSOS

    ONE OF THE BEST VIEWS IN THASSOS IS TO BE SEEN FROM THE WELL PRESERVED THEATRE HALF WAY UP THE PATH TO THE ACROPOLIS,THIS CAN BE ACHIEVED BY A SHORT WALK FROM THE HABOUR PAST THE TEMPLE OF DIONYSOS, IT TAKE S YOU ABOUT 10 MINS TO REACH IT.

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  • THE LOCAL MARKET OF PRINOS

    THIS IS THE LIVELY MARKET OF PRINOS,WHERE YOU CAN SHOP FOR A LOCAL BARGIN,IT IS HELD ON A MONDAY,THE STALLS SELL ALL MANNER OF PRODUCTS,IT HAS THE FEEL OF A REAL MARKET AND I HAVE VISITED IT ON MANY OCCASIONS,AND I FIND IT A BETTER MARKET THAN THE ONE IN KAVALA ON THE MAINLAND.

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  • LIMENAS THASSOS TOWN BEACH

    THIS IS THE MAIN BEACH IN TOWN, AND IS QUITE A PLEASENT SMALL BEACH IT HAS 4/5 VERY GOOD BEACH BARS /RESTAURANTS

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Thasos Restaurants

  • a great view of chrissi ammoudia

    A great spot on the beach,simple greek foods,a fantastic view over the bay and beach of chrissi ammoudia. Both my visit to this restaurant i had only snack type meals but was very happy with the food,A greek salad was the dish i had on both visits.

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  • COOL EVENING VIEWS

    TYPICAL GREEK TOURIST RESTAURANT,WITH A RESONABLE CHOICE OF FOOD,I DINED HERE ONE NIGHT OF MY STAY ON THASSOS.THE VIEWS FROM THIS RESTAURANT ARE VERY GOOD IN THE EVENING,I HAD A CHEFS SALAD AND FOLLOWED THAT WITH CHICKEN SNITZEL COVERED IN A MUSHROOM SAUCE. THE FOOD I HAD WAS A CHEF SALAD FOLLOWED BY CHICKEN SNITZEL COVERED WITH A MUSHROOM...

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  • BACON LOVERS MUST COME HERE

    THE ENGLISH BREAKFAST IS IS ITS BIG DRAW,THIS CAFE/BAR DOES A REALY GREAT ENGLISH AND IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS PORTIONS OF BACON.THE BEER SERVED HERE IS VERY COLD AND IS DRAFT. THE FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST,THERE IS LOTS OF IT AND VERY GOOD VALUE.

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  • A SWEET TREAT

    THIS IS A BAKERY FOUND IN THASSOS TOWNS MAIN STREET, AND ALSO THEY HAVE A SECOND SHOP IN SIDE STREET ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN. THE CHOICE OF CAKES IS VERY GOOD AND THE QUALITY ALSO IS GOOD TO I CAN HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BAKERY SHOP. TO MANY THERE ALL VERY GOOD ,I JUST LOVE CAKE CAKE AND MORE CAKE

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  • OVERATED FOOD

    MY FAMILY WERE GUIDED HERE BY A REP,I HAD MISSGIVEINGS,AS I WAS NOT INPREST BY MY LAST VISIT,BUT THOUGHT TIME MAY OF CHANGED. THE RESTAURANT IS IN A SIDE STREET IN TOWN IT HAS A GOOD SPOT,AND IS VERY WELCOMEING BY ITS OWNERS.THE SERVICE AND MENU ARE GOOD BUT AS TO WHAT YOU GET I FOUND IT DISAPOINTING.THE VEG AND THE MAIN COURSE WERE...

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  • GREAT HARBOUR RESTAURANT

    THIS IS A VERY POPULAR RESTAURANT IN THASSOS TOWN,IT IS ALWAYS FULL ON AN EVENING,BEEN RIGHT BY THE HARBOUR IT SEE ALL OF THE NIGHT COMMING AND GOINGS,ITS AMBIENCE IS 100% GREEK AS YOU WOULD EXPECT,THE FOOD IS VERY VERY GOOD,SERVICE IS ALSO THE SAME,I WOULD PUT IT ALONGSIDE THE MESOGEIOS IN TERMS OF FOOD QUALITY,AND CAN RECOMMEND IT VERY HIGHLY. I...

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  • AT THE END OF THE ISLAND

    I VISITED THIS BAR/CAFE TWICE WHILE ON THASSOS, BOTH TIMES FOR LUNCH,I FOUND IT SO RELAXING THE SOUNDS OF THE SEA ,AND SONGS OF THE BIRDS IN THE TREES TO THE REAR OF THE CAFE.THE FOOD LOOKED VERY GOOD, I HAD BOTH OCCASIONS JUST A SIMPLE GREEK SALAD,SO CANT GIVE COMMENT TO ANY OTHER FOOD DISHES. A WELL MADE GREEK SALAD OF GOOD STANDED AND GREAT...

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  • A PLESENT SPOT TO RELAX

    This taverna is set at the far end of the beach at aliki bay,Its setting is very relaxed with the tables looking out into the crystal clear waters of the bay,The vine covered trellis giveing some shade and adding to the restaurant.The choice of food is very greek as you would expect, and the fish very fresh,with the meats also been local I had...

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  • A GREAT PLACE IN THASSOS TOWN

    This again is only my opinion,the greek taverna in thassos town ,is a very friendly restaurant with a great feel about it, set in a side street in the center of town.I dined here 3 times all my visits were in the evenings,the food was well cooked and presented .the service was very good and i can recommend it very highly. DEEP FRIED AUBERGINE IN...

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Thasos Nightlife

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    by gwendar Updated May 30, 2012

    THIS IS A VERY CALM AND RELAXING DAY/NIGHT SPOT,WITH GREAT VIEWS THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND INTO THE EVENING UNTIL THE SUN SETS.GREAT CHOICE OF COCKTAILS AND REALY COLD BEER. VIDEO FROM OUTSIDE THE KARANTI IN MY VIDEOS.

    Dress Code: NO DRESS CODE

    CAFE KARANTI THASSOS HARBOUR KARANTI ART MORE OF KARANTI ART NIGHT COCKTAILS AT KARANTI A FREDDIE FUD PUCKER
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Thasos Transportation

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    by gwendar Written Mar 29, 2012

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    HI THERE ALL OF YOU ,WHO ARE GOING TO THASSOS THIS YEAR.I HAVE VISITED THE ISLAND FIVE TIMES IN ALL,AND ARE RETURNING IN A LITTLE OVER 4 WEEKS FOR VISIT NUMBER 6 ,I CANT WAIT BUT I MUST TELL YOU ALL ,THAT IF YOU ARE GOING TO HIRE A CAR THAN GO NO FURTHER THAN TO VISIT.[SPEEDY RENT A CAR] IN LIMENARIA. YOU WILL GET A FIRST CLASS SERVICE FROM A GREAT GUY,HIS CARS A GOOD AND HIS PRICES ARE WELL LESS THAN THE SIGN YOU SEE EVERY WHERE FOR POTOS CARS 2 WKS UNDER 200 EUROS,GO AND TRY HIM, ASK FOR PETER I HAVE USED HIM EVERY TIME HAVE A GREAT TIME IN THASSOS.

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Thasos Warnings and Dangers

  • WATCH OUT FOR HOLLOWS/AND HOLES

    In my tip of the beaten track, i visit a little chapel on the outskirts of thassos beach,this chapel is built on the site of an early church, and it has a number of shallow holes and open graves not easy to seen so be very careful.

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  • DANGEROUS PATHWAY

    This is a warning to anyone going to clime to ACROPOLIS/CASTLE in thassos,the pathway after climeing the well made steps,It splits and then consists of small very loose rock,moveing under your feet,TAKE CARE AND WARE THE CORRECT FOOTWARE,ALSO A HIKEING STICK CAN BE VERY USEFUL,ALSO TAKE WATER IT IS QUITE A CLIME AND DONT GO ALONE.

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Thasos Off The Beaten Path

  • A LITTLE KNOWN GATE IN THASSOS TOWN

    THE GATEWAY OF HERMES AND CHARITES,IS TO BE FOUND IN THE BACK STREET IN THASSOS TOWN,THAT RUNS BEHIND THE TOWN BEACH ROAD,THERE IS A SIGN.THE FOLLOWING SHOTS WERE TAKEN IN MAY 2012,AND AS CAN BE SEEN THERE IS NOT A LOT TO SEE.

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  • THE GATE OF SILINOS[THASSOS TOWN]

    THIS GATEWAY IS TO FOUND ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THASSOS,ON ONE OF THE MAIN ROADS THAT LEAVE THASSOS TOWN AND IS ONE OF SIX GATES THAT CAN BE TRACED..IT CAN BE FOUND SOME 800MTS FROM THE HAROUR ON THE MAIN ROAD LEADING SOUTH OUT OF TOWN.

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  • PART OF THE AGORA SOMETIMES OVERLOOKED

    THE ODEON OF THASSOS,SITTING IN THE SOUTHERN CORNER OF THE AGORA, IT IS OFTEN MIST BY VISITORS DUE THE HIGH GRASSES IN THAT CORNER,AND CAN BE BETTER VIEWED FROM THE ROAD THAT RUNS TO THE REAR OF THE AGORA.

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Thasos Favorites

  • The Sanctury of Dionysos

    This a rather sorry small site overgrown and not well displayed quite a good portion of it been covered over It dates from around 3 bc Thasos is so full of only good things every memory is a good one

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  • Not your clasical greek sculpture...

    The kastro as you arrive on the island it shows you fantastic views. There are to many and many more each time I visit.

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  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

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