Thasos or Thassos (Greek: Θάσος) is a Greek island, geographically part of the North Aegean Sea, but administratively part of the Kavala regional unit. It is the northernmost Greek island, and 12th largest by area. Thasos is also the name of the largest town of the island (officially known as Limenas Thasou, “Port of Thasos”), situated at the northern side, opposite the mainland and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) from Keramoti.
Thassos island is known from ancient times for its termae making it a climatic and balneoclimateric resort area. Thasos’ economy relies on timber (it is rich in forests), marble quarries, olive oil and honey. Tourism has also become important since the 1960s, although not to the level of other Greek islands.
It has large and very clean beaches, with blue waters and nice beach bars.
There are a lot of forests, beaches, mountain roads and natural landscapes to visit. In the cities, there are a lot of shops, traditional taverns, cafe-bars, clubs and many other activities.
|Languages spoken||Greek, English, Bulgarian, Italian, Russian|
|Currency used||Euro (€)|