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Golden Beach Thassos Greece

The island of Thassos, the richest island of Greece

Thassos belongs to Kavala’s Prefecture and it is the northern Greek island, 7 miles away from the coast of East Macedonia, really close to Keramoti’s gulf and the outfall of Nestos River.

The combination of sea and mountains in Thassos is something, that you barely find in other Greek islands. The surface of the island is 393 km². Pines trees, sycamore trees, oak trees, olive trees, cover more than 7/10 of the island’s surface.
In Thassos brass, lead, silver, iron reserves are materials easy to find. In the ancient years the famous mines, woods, shipyards gave to the island big growth, glory and progress. Thassos was also known for the good wine.

Nowadays the island is famous for the marbles, olives, honey, oregano -the best variety- and home made sweets such as walnuts and figs in particular.
Hospitality, good food, and relaxed days in Thassos will be remembered for years.
Sandy beaches, clear blue sea, ideal for water sports and diving, and for the less adventurous, sightseeing and romantic sun sets.

Location

How to reach Thassos

You could reach the island of Thassos by flying to Athens, to Thessaloníki or Alexandroupoli firstly and then by flying or driving to the airport of Kavala, ”Megas Alexandros – Alexander the Great” airport.
Then you pick up a taxi to the port of Keramoti – 5 to 10 minutes distance- and then by ferry boat to Thassos town (Limenas). Notice also that during the summer season there are direct charter flights to Kavala Airport.

  • Driving distance from  Athens to Keramoti is 700km, from Thessaloníki to Keramoti is 220km and from Alexandroupoli to Keramoti is 151km.
  • During summer there are scheduled ferries every half an hour (until 9pm or 10pm depending) . You do not have to prearrange tickets, because you can buy them at the port.

When you reach the port of Thassos town (Limenas) you can pick up a taxi or a bus to Golden Beach, where the Enavlion Hotel Batagianni is established.

There are also charters flying directly to Kavala.

More about Thassos on thassos-view.com