The green island of Thassos is located in the northern Aegean Sea and only 12 miles from Kavala and 6 miles from the hawksbill.
Maritime transport is supererogatory frequent and organized and covered by ferry boats from Peramos and Kavala to Prinos and Keramoti port to port there are flying dolphins from Kavala to the port of Prinos and Limenas. Considering the improvement of the national road network with the Egnatia Road and the close proximity of the island from the mainland is easily understood that Thassos is one of the nearby island destinations in mainland Greece.
Thassos is a beautiful island that makes the visitor to worship the first time in the pristine beauty, with clean beaches, picturesque villages and traditions and hospitable people. There is also no coincidence that what comes holiday in Thassos is veveaio will come again and will propose to acquaintances as a travel destination. The island has been populated since prehistoric times. Neolithic tools and pottery inartistic, which resemble those found in Lemnos.
Samothrace and Troy were discovered in various parts of the island. At that time, the island inhabited by Thracians. First historical reference to become the father of history Herodotus, who had visited. He tells us that took its name from Thasos, son of Phoenician king Agenor.
The legend goes on to say that Thassos reached the island in search of stolen from Zeus' sister, Europe. The island was colonized by the Phoenicians, who for many years exploited its gold mines, iron and rich timber resources. They brought the worship of Hercules.