Thassos or Thasos is the most northerly of the Greek islands. it’s part of the Aegean group and offers a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. The island is relatively unspoiled by tourism whilst still offering all the amenities that a tourist requires. Thassos tends to be greener than a lot of the other Greek islands, this is due to it getting a bit more rain than other islands.
Getting to Thassos
Unfortunately Thassos doesn’t have its own airport, the closest airport is Kavala on the mainland. From Kavala airport head to Keramoti port and take the short 30 minute ferry ride to the island.
Another route is to fly to Thessaloniki airport, the flights are usually a bit cheaper but as it’s further away from Keramoti port you’ll probably need to allow an extra couple of hours to make the drive.
It’s also possible to drive from Thessaloniki airport to Kavala port which reduces the drive but the ferry from Kavala port to Thassos takes longer and costs more so the choice is yours.
Best time to visit Thassos
Like all Greek islands, Thassos is perfect for a summer holiday with pretty much all day sunshine and although it rains more than some of the south Aegean islands there is still minimal rain throughout the summer months.
The best time to visit is from late May to early October. June, July and August are the busiest times and the later in the year you leave it the warmer the seas will be. If you want a bit more peace and quiet then try to go just outside of the school holidays it’ll be quieter with less young families but still good weather.
Who would enjoy Thassos
Thassos is recommended for those who like quiet and relaxing breaks, young families and couples will likely be more than happy here but the island may be a bit too quiet for teens or twenty somethings looking for late nights and partying.
Thassos has Golden beach which is arguably one of the best beaches in Greece, with soft golden sand a wealth of facilities and gorgeous waters, if you like beach holidays then Thassos could well be for you.
Where to stay in Thassos
This will depend on your personal preferences and our resort guide will help you to make that decision. The majority of people will probably want to stay in one of the main towns, Limenas and Limenaria being the most popular. If you prefer to stay close to a gorgeous sandy beach and don’t need the sights of the capital then staying close to Golden beach could be a good choice. For those that prefer to get away from the normal tourist resorts, why not try out one of the quieter towns like Panagia or Aliki
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