Thassos island is the northernmost island of Greece and is located in the Thracian Sea, across from the coasts of Eastern Macedonia.
The island is connected by ferry to Keramoti from Limenas, the main port of Thassos and Kavala from Skala Prinos.
During your stay in Thassos, a rental car from Imperial Car Rental proves to be incredibly helpful.
The fertile emerald island is rich in minerals, excellent marbles and mineral wealth.
On the island, ancient samples of human and animal presence were found, as well as the prehistoric tomar.
A prehistoric settlement with neolithic features was found near Limenaria, Acropolis with graves in Kastri, a walled settlement of the Bronze Age in the Savior.
Reports of Thassos exist in Greek mythology and Homeric epics.
The ancient name of Thassos was Air and was inhabited by Thracians.
In 680 BC Telesicles from Paros builds a brilliant city in the place of the current city of Thassos.
Thassos was a great naval force during the Classical, Roman and Byzantine times. It passes into the hands of the Genoans and Venetians and after the Ottomans, when it was almost deserted.
In 1912 he was liberated and united with Greece. The island suffers during the German, Italian and Bulgarian occupation in the Second World War but recovers after the liberation.
Today it is a popular tourist destination in northern Greece with scattered archaeological sites that offer a distinct historical and cultural interest.
With the rental car of Imperial Car Rental, tour Thassos with its countless natural beauties and traditional villages.
The capital city of Thassos since antiquity is Limenas, where you will see the ancient market, the sanctuaries of Herakles, Dionysus, Artemis and Poseidon, the Acropolis with the breathtaking view, the ancient theater. The Archaeological Museum is welcomed by a 3.5-meter-long Kouros and major collections from the 7th century BC. until the 7th century AD.
In the second most important settlement of the island, the picturesque Limenaria, see Palataki surrounded by one of the most important industrial monuments in the Mediterranean.
Thanks to the Imperial Car Rental, continue exploring the 22 villages and settlements of the lush Thassos, the beach or the inland, small village-jewels with traditional examples of Thracian-Macedonian architecture, real attractions. The coastal villages usually have the title "Skala" as they constituted the ports of the corresponding mountainous villages.
The beautiful mountainous settlements of Agios Georgios, Rachonis, Prinos, Kazaviti with cobbled streets and running waters, Kallirachi, Maries in the depth of a ravine, Kastro, Theologos beautiful protected traditional settlement, Lefki, Potamia, Panagia with beautiful mansions narrow, paved streets and springs, will impress you.
Equally beautiful are the coastal villages you will discover with the rental of Imperial Car Rental.
The seductive beaches and picturesque bays, Agios Vasilios Beach, Nysteri and Glykadi in Limenas, Glyfada, Papalimani, Pachi, Skala Rachoniou, Skala Prinos with the characteristic Dasyllio, Kazaviti, picturesque Skala Sotiros, Skala Kallirachi, Skala Marion, Trypiti, Limenaria, Mines , wonderful Pefkari, Potos, Psili Ammos, Astris, Salonikos, Kalami, Giola, Livadi, Thimonia, Aliki with the archaeological site, the ancient marble quarries and the sanctuary of Dioskouro, Makryammos Theologos, Paradise the exotic beach with wonderful waters considered by the hours in the Aegean Sea, Loutra, Kinira, the picturesque village with the most popular beach of Thassos and a magnificent view, Skala Potamia, Golden Beach, Skala Panagia with golden sand, shallow water, rich vegetation and the cave Drakotripa, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, Chrysi Ammoudia, Vathi, Salaria, Makryammos, will enchant you with their incomparable beauty.
Exploring the green Thassos with the comfort offered by the Imperial Car Rental car rental service, its unparalleled charm captures you forever, making you indulge in its beauty and return as often as you can.