Thassos is the northest island of the Aegean Sea. It is an island with lush vegetation that is 12 miles from Kavala and 6 miles from Keramoti. There are many sea routes: from the harbor of Kavala and Peramos to the village Prinos and from the harbor of Keramoti towards Limena. Furthermore there are flying dolphins from Kavala to the harbors Limena and Prinos.
Thassos is a beautiful island, “the jewel of north Aegean”. Being picturesque and lush with vegetation it is a magnet for the visitor. It combines crystal clear sea with lush forests of pine trees. A visit to the island offers a chance to escape to nature.
The forests here are rich in pine trees,lovely fir trees and the olive trees cover most of the island's land. The green colour is typical to Thassos unlike the many other barren islands in the Aegean. The pine trees reach gracefully to the lovely sea shores and the sharp rocks.
Honey,olive oil and marble are the products that prove the wealth of the island. From the ancient times since these days,Thassos, is a very known about the honey production. There are many beehives in the large pine forests.
The Honey Production Company of Thassos, which numbers 100 bee-keepers is in the region of Prinos. ΤThat honey production centre has been working for 25 years. Its goal is to collect honey from producers, to package it and sell it to greek and foreign markets.
In the late 18th century olive trees replaced vineyards in Thassos. Olive oil has been an important nutritional element in the diet of Thasian people
Among white marbles worldwide, the Thasian marble is the whitest and therefore the demand for it is quiet high.The “white thassos” is also named “brilliant thassos”,”snow white thassos”,”Thassitiko” and “Crystallina”!.
The excellent infrastructure ,the natural beauty of the place and the unique hospitallity of the locals make the island a very attractive destination for tourists.