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Thessaloniki Classic City Tour
"The classic City tour includes seven hot spots of the Thessaloniki center. Pick up from the White Tower (the main landmark of the city) continue to the Archaeological Museum Agia Sofia Agios Dimitrios (Byzantine church and its crypt) and climb to the Byzantine castles. Descending the City walls (Acropolis) we pass the Galerius Arch (Kamara) the Aristotelous Square the Port of Thessaloniki and arrive back to the White Tower. Depending on customers preference we formulate a similar program. History art
From EUR120.00
 
Shore Excursion: Olympia and Pirgos City Private Tour from Katakolon Port
"Upon your arrival at the cruise port of Katakolon you will be met by your guide and vehicle (carrying a sign with your name on) right at the cruise exit. You will depart for the tour within 30 minutes after the disembarkation. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of Peloponnese and through the villages. you will walk through the ruins and admire the Temple of Zeus the gymnasium the hippodrome and the stadium. Continue your tour and walk a short distance in order to visit the world famous Archeological Museum of Olympia where you can admire amongst many priceless exhibits the marble statues of the Temple of Zeus and the unique statue of Hermes
From EUR93.00
 
Thessaloniki Classic City Tour
"The classic City tour includes seven hot spots of the Thessaloniki center. Pick up from the White Tower (the main landmark of the city) continue to the Archaeological Museum Agia Sofia Agios Dimitrios (Byzantine church and its crypt) and climb to the Byzantine castles. Descending the City walls (Acropolis) we pass the Galerius Arch (Kamara) the Aristotelous Square the Port of Thessaloniki and arrive back to the White Tower. Depending on customers preference we formulate a similar program. History art
From EUR120.00

More Local Customs in Thasos Island

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...
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greekcypriot
Jun 11, 2010

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...
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greekcypriot
Jun 11, 2010

Hanging of Octopus on lines

It is a custom in Thassos as well as on any other island to hang the legs of octopus on lines to get dry. Of course they put oil around it so that the bees and flies not go near it and hang them until...
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greekcypriot
Jun 10, 2010

Small chrches by the roads...

... mark that someone has died there probably in the car accident. I found the picture, name date of birth and dead on some. And most of them were not marked like that. Thers is a icon of the saint...
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goga4444
Aug 16, 2006

Drinkable water

The tap water is OK to drink, I did and nothing happened to me LOL You can also buy water in the supermarkets, I cant remember well but I think 6 1 liter bottles were less than 2 euros. So it is up to...
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goga4444
Aug 16, 2006

Craftsman

This old boy spent his days at Costa's tavena making shell ornaments for the tourists. I don't know whether they were sold locally or sent elsewhere as our Greek wasn't sufficient to converse easily...
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nickandchris
Sep 29, 2005
 
 
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Bathing Small Boys......

At Skala Rachoni we arrived at bath-time! The owner's son was being bathed in a large plastic bowl and certainly was not shy of his audience!!Nowadays, we usually find one of these bowls in Greek...
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nickandchris
Sep 29, 2005

Seafood on a string!

The locals use a very basic, albeit very effective way of preparing their seafood. They hang it up to dry! That may not sound very strange, but it is strange when one considers where they hang it......
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Jenniflower
Feb 14, 2005

Electricity...

220V 50Mhz, so depending where you come from, you might need an adapter to use your electrical devices.
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goga4444
Aug 16, 2006

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Archaeological Site

Near the car parking is the ticket office, where you will be given a small plan of the archaeological site. Once in the site, on the hillside (on your right going towards the museum) you will see: -...
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Theatre

The theatre was probably built under the rule of Philip II of Macedon. In the Roman era it was reformed and adapted to accommodate Roman spectacles. The proscenium dates back to the time of Antonino....
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Octagon

The Octagon was the episcopal church of Philippi. The church was built at the end of the 4th century on the place of an earlier church dedicated to Saint Paul, which had been built on the site of a...
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Roman Forum

The Roman forum belongs to the period of Marco Aurelio. It is one of the largest ones of the ancient world. The forum was the administrative centre of the city in the Roman period. It consist of a...
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Basilicas

Basilicas A and B are among the most important buildings of the site. Basilica A dates back to the end of the 5th century AD. It is a large three-aisled basilica, 130 x 50 m, with a transept, a...
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Museum

I found very interesting the visit to the museum of Philippi. There are many findings from excavations of the site, from the prehistoric settlement and the Hellenistic, Roman and Early Christian...
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"THASSOS ISLAND"
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"Honey Pine Olives Sea"
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"Thassos"
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"VINTAGE THASSOS"
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"THE BLUE AND GREEN GEM OF THASSOS"
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