Popular Accommodations in Thassos
Highlights in Thassos
- Picturesque beaches
- Ruins of the ancient city of Limenas
- Hikes to idyllic mountain villages
- Excellent kitchen
Most popular in Thassos
Apartments on Thassos
If you are looking for holiday accommodation on the picturesque island of Thassos, you will find it primarily along the coast. The offer is particularly large, ranging from a cosy apartment for two to a cosy holiday apartment with sea views to a vacation rental in the shade of olive trees in the island capital Limenas. A vacation rental in the urban area is the ideal starting point for all those who want to immerse themselves in the culture of Greece and combine these impressions with a beach holiday including shopping and nightlife. Alternatively, the cosy coastal towns of Makryammos, Panagia, Aliki, Archangelou, Skala Marion and Skala Prinou with their Mediterranean flair and maritime ambience are also tempting.Sniffing mountain air in the hinterland
If, on the other hand, you like it a little quieter, you will feel like a poodle in a vacation rental in one of the picturesque mountain villages. A few kilometres off the coast, in mountain villages such as Maries, Ipsarion, Theologos and Rachoni, you can enjoy the tranquillity of the rugged mountain landscape amidst whitewashed houses that take you back in time. These accommodations are particularly suitable for nature lovers and active holidaymakers who want to explore the ruins, waterfalls and hidden valleys. In addition, many vacation rentals in the hinterland attract not only with their own pool, but also with a large plot of land on which your children can let off steam to their heart's content.
Vacation on Thassos
Travelers and Activities
Even away from the beaches, the island has a lot to offer active holidaymakers. While water lovers enjoy sailing, jet skiing or diving in crystal clear water, all those who want to stay dry are drawn to the hinterland. You have the choice whether you want to explore the island as part of a guided jeep safari, in the course of a riding excursion or in the saddle of a locally rented mountain bike. Hikers will also be delighted by the spectacular scenic hiking trails that cross the island and its Massif Central. Especially recommended is the family-friendly route between Potos and Theologos as well as the steeply ascending route from Theologos to Kastro.Paradise for culture lovers
Like many other Greek islands, Thassos is full of cultural sights. The island capital Limenas, in particular, has the hearts of culture lovers beating faster thanks to the well-preserved ruins of the ancient predecessor city in the centre, the amphitheatre as well as the remarkable Acropolis. A visit to the municipal folklore and archaeology museum is also very worthwhile for young and old history lovers. Other highlights of the island include the ancient temples near Aliki, the Dragon's Cave at Panagia and the Archangelos Monastery, enthroned on a rugged mountain slope with its colourful gardens and rare icons.
Thassos is the northernmost island of Greece.
Things to know
The starting signal for the holiday season is given by Thassos in April, especially as mild temperatures around 20 degrees invite you to enjoy relaxed hiking. The months of May, September and October are also particularly suitable for nature lovers and active holidaymakers. If, on the other hand, temperatures above the 30 degree mark are of little interest to you, you can book your vacation rental for your hiking or mountain biking holiday on Thassos for the main season between June and September. Thanks to pleasant water temperatures of up to 26 degrees Celsius, this period is also best suited for a bathing holiday with the whole family.
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A real insider tip for nature lovers is an excursion to the idyllic lake near Maries, which is flanked by a fairytale waterfall, ideal for a Mediterranean picnic in the shade of the rugged rock walls. With a little luck you will also meet the climbing artists of the island, daring mountain goats, who from time to time climb the rocks up to dizzying heights.Specialities from the island cuisine
Good food from the Mediterranean cuisine is of course also a must on a holiday in Thassos. Traditional dishes such as dolmádes (vine leaves stuffed with rice and minced meat), gópes (fried sardines), katsiki (spicy kid) or supies (octopus prepared in various ways) are best tasted in one of the many taverns where the locals are also present.Visit to the mountain village Theologos
If you have not already moved into a holiday apartment or an apartment in Theologos, you should visit the mountain village with its natural stone houses and historic water mill. The excursion is rounded off by a detour to the local museum of local history.Island tour by boat
Those who already spend their holidays on an island should also put to sea with a pleasure boat. The tour starts in the harbour of Limenas, where you start your tour of the island and anchor in one of the many picturesque bays.Craftsmanship from times long past
If you always wanted to know how amphorae and other ceramics were made in ancient times, you should visit the Costis pottery in Limenas, which is situated directly at the sea.