Thasos Island Travel Guide
view looking to skala potamia
view looking to skala potamia
What a backdrop
the popular south beach of ALYKI
UNBEATABLE BEACHES WITH RICH VEGETATION
In a nutshell
A splendid place for relaxing
Restaurants/ Tavernas in Golden Beach: Thassos
Restaurants Tavernas we have eaten at in Golden Beach ThassosSotiris Taverna. Lovely setting right on the beach, great to watch the sunset. very authentic and the meal are cheaper than many other local tavernas. Our Top choice.Federas Taverna; a bit large an commercial you...
Restaurants/ Tavernas in Skala Potamias
Restaurants/Tavernas worth eating at when in Skala Potamias in ThassosCaptains Fish Taverna; On the waterfront. Very good fish and the house speciality of a Lamb Hotpot; Prices are reasonable. Service is friendly.Akrogialia Taverna; A picture Postcard typical Greek taverna....
ESTIATOPIO [NOT SURE OF SPELLING]: GOOD VALUE GREEK FOOD IN LIMENARIA
THIS RESTAURANT IS TO BE FOUND IN LIMENARIA,IT SITS ON THE SEA FRONT LOOKING ACROSS TO THE SOUTHERN AEGEAN,THE SEATING IS BRIGHT AND COSY ,NOT YOUR NORMAL WOOD AND REED,AND OFFERS GOOD VALUE GREEK FOOD AT GOOD PRICES.
I DINED HERE ONLY THE ONCE AND HAD A MIX OF...
THE THASSIAN RESTAURANT: A VERY GOOD GRILL
THE THASSIAN RESTAURANT,IS ONE OF THOSE THAT YOU ALWAYS SEEM TO PASS, ON YOUR WAY TO SOMEWHERE ELESS,OR ON THE WAY BACK FROM A NIGHT OUT.SO I WAS PASSING AS YOU DO, AND THE WAITER SAID YOU HAVE PASSED HERE EVERY DAY WHY NOT TRY US SO I DID.THE FOOD WAS VERY GOOD,NOT ANYTHING...
LIMANAKI: GOOD FOOD IN A PERFECT SETTING
This is one of four tavernas in ALKYI,and is very popular,its setting is realy quite superb,with the bay and beach in front of you and the pine trees comming down to the waters edge.This all added up makes it a retaurant with a lot of charm and charactor.The food served here...
Ferry between Kavala and Skala Prinos
There is also a connection between Kavala and Thassos Island. I wasn't tempted by it because it incurred a higher loss of time when I arrived in Kavala. Crossing time is 3 times longer from Kavala than from Keramoti, schedule is less frequent and costs are high.The ferry...
Ferry between Keramoti and Limenas
If you take the ferry between Keramoti and Limenas you will be accompanied all the way by beautiful seagulls. You can see their behaviour in detail as they race with the ferry. Wonderful photo opportunities as well.
Iris GOLD: Jewelry Factory in Limenaria
Iris Gold is considered one of the top production adn wholesale distribution units for jewelry in Greece. It employs two of the world best jewelry artisans, and it also has a high aesthetics 400 sq. m. showroom.
Silver, Gold, Natural stones.
Beach Kiosks and Lilo Selling: Buy a Second hand Lilo from Skala Potamias
At the beach kiosks at Skala Potamias some owners sell second hand lilos so it is a good idea to get one from there instead of buying a new one for the days of your holidays.These cost a few euros, and you can leave them behind in case you don't wish to carry them with you....
Monday of Lent and the Carnival in Thassos
Every year on the first day of Lent, otherwise known as Clean Monday, or "Kathari Theftera", a large festival is held. People will start gathering, many in costume, and they start eating, drinking and dancing as they wait for the parade to begin. The wine is free and food is...
All Saints Day 1st of November
On the eve of the 1st of November, All Saints Day, the women in the village prepare kourbani, a special meat boiled with cracked wheat. They prepare it in the churchyard and then distribute it to anyone who would like some after the church service. All Saints Day is also an...
Golden Sun bankrupt!
Golden Sun – the Tour Operator – went under 2 weeks after our holiday! There were thousands of people stranded on the islands of Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Croatia and about 20,000 prospective holidaymakers were stuck with no pre-paid holiday. We are so thankful that we...
Not exactly a danger, but be careful when swimming after 5 o'clock in the afternoon as wind starts to blow in Aliki bay. The water becomes colder and you have a good chance of catching a cold. I still had reminiscents of that cold even 10 days after I caught it
Get an umbrella and beach bed and stick to it !
When you come to Skala Potamias beach you will see that there are a number of beach beds and umbrellas on the beach.These are not free of course, but have in mind that you can not move them because a few metres further the beach beds might belong to another owner.Don't leave...
A LOST COLUMN
WHILE WALKING AROUND THE BACK ROADS AND STREETS OF THASSOS TOWN,I CAME ACROSS A SMALL CEMETARY,AND DESIDED TO WALK THROUGH IT AS IT LOOKED VERY PEACEFUL,AND AS I WAS I NOTICED A LONE COLUMN STANDING NEXT TO A WALL,I TOOK A PICTURE OF IT BUT AS YET CANT FIND ANY INFORMATION...
SAND SEA AND HISTORY IN ALYKI
The bays and beaches of ALYKI,are to be found some 25 mls/31 klm south from THASSOS town. The peninsula forms two bays,the most popular is the south bay,with its more shelted beach and tavernas,the other the north contains the remains of two early chrisitian churches and is...
FINDING A PATH AROUND
The walls and some of the gates around THASSOS/LIMENAS.Guides will inform you of various parts of the ancient walls and gates,finding them is a different thing.The standed of care that is given to some of the ancient monuments in thassos,in the last few years is very poor...
One of the most exciting things we had done on Thassos was to go to the Gyola, a natural swimming pool. It is created by the sea and it is a big pool in the rocks near the sea, It was very difficult to find because there are no signs for it and it was very useful that I...
VIEWS OF GOLDEN BEACH
This is an amazing place of beauty, the sand is fine pale gold, the water is so very blue,and they marvelous bakdrop of the pine clad mountains is just wonderful.
I have two,one my visits to this fantastic beach, and the views from the acropolis in thassos town.
Useful Phone Numbers
Better stay out of Police....but you should know some useful phone numbers just in case!Useful telephone numbers, area Thassos code: 25930, country code 0030 Police 22500 Port Police 22106 Municipality of Thassos 22118 Health Center 22222 Port Police in Keramoti...
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