If you plan on visiting Thassos, one of the biggest attractions would be the island’s distinct architecture, which sets it apart from other Greek islands. The architecture of Thassos island is distinguished due to the earthy colours, the grey stone roofs, and the paved paths. The Macedonian layout dominates the houses and churches: stones and marbles blend with wood, in the vaulted doors, tiled roofs, traditional balconies, and flourishing gardens. Continue reading “Thassos Architecture: Distinctive Features & Influences”
Monastery of Archangel: The nunnery of Archangel Michael is the largest monastery in Thassos with 30 nuns living there. Annually, it attracts many visitors, especially during the peak months of July and August, when many Saints are also celebrated. Τhe monastery is located between Astris and Aliki and is built on a cliff edge providing visitors with breathtaking views of both the Aegean Sea and Mount Athos. Hire a car from our nine incredible convenient locations and visit this wonderful place!
During the early Byzantine period, many beautiful churches and monasteries were built in Thassos, some were invaded and destroyed while others have survived to this day. Why not renting a car to discover them?