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Psili Ammos Beach

DATE : 03/03/2020

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In the very south of Thassos, Psili Ammos is a soft sandy beach bookended by flat tables of rock. At just over 100 metres the beach isn’t large, and does get crowded in July and August. This will be fine if you prefer things to be lively, and the beach bar plays up-tempo music throughout […]

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Golden Beach

DATE : 03/03/2020

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Both a resort and the largest beach on the island, Golden Beach on the east coast is a sandy bay framed by spellbinding natural scenery. The beach is three kilometres long and is fringed by a low-impact holiday community, which doesn’t spoil the views of the verdant hills close by, and the spectacular escarpment a […]

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Giola

DATE : 03/03/2020

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Nor far from the southern village of Astris is a small, circular lagoon that has been known from the rock by the sea. Giola isn’t easy to get to, as you have to drive a dirt road for a couple of kilometres from Astris and then walk, but it’s a place that merits a bit […]

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Paradise Beach

DATE : 03/03/2020

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On a quiet stretch of the east coast, Paradise Beach is a wide strip of sand under pine-decked slopes. Sitting on the beach you can make out the conical silhouette of the small Nisida Kinira island a few hundred metres to the northeast. Despite being 22 kilometres from Limenas, Paradise Beach is a hit with […]

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Theologos

DATE : 03/03/2020

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This small upland village is in a hollow between sparsely vegetated hillsides and has been listed as a “traditional settlement”. You wouldn’t know to look at Theologos today, but for hundreds of years during the Ottoman period this was the administrative centre of the island. Being a traditional settlement has helped preserve the village’s Macedonian-style […]

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Aliki Archaeological Site

DATE : 03/03/2020

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In antiquity Thassos was famed for its marble, which was shipped across Greece right up to the Slavic invasions in the 6th and 7th centuries, and it’s a trade that has only recently been revived. On a rocky peninsula in the southeast of the island you can examine one of the sources of this prized […]

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