Experience the nature and history of Thassos on this guided off-road excursion. After a convenient pickup from select hotels, enjoy activities that include exploring a village that is believed to be the oldest on Thassos, admiring picturesque views of Mt. Athos, and visiting a magical waterfall and lake. Savor a delicious complimentary lunch along the way.
Explore the Aegean Island of Thassos on this all-day 4x4 adventure
Travel back in time and visit Kastro, a village that is the oldest on Thassos
Take memorable photos of Mt. Athos and enjoy a complimentary barbecue lunch
Make the most of limited time with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
We collect you with the jeep from your hotels and take off to the most traditional village, Kastro. Kastro is a village with no population but with a history of 600 years. You will have the opportunity to walk through the alleys to the small church where the view is spectacular and you can see Mount Athos and the South part of the island. The landscape and vegetation are rich, rewarding those who decide to visit this place. Next we will head to waterfall of Apostolous which is surrounded from enormous plane trees. It is a popular tourist destination for the nature lovers. The 2 meters waterfall with its crystal clear waters, leads to a small lake. The trees, the melody of the running water and the tranquility of nature create a majestic landscape.
Our next stop is the Refuge at 910 m. with the fantastic view to the Golden Beach. We are going to have a barbeque here. After lunch, we will reach Ipsario, the highest pick of the island at 1206 m. When you arrive, don’t forget to write your name in the impression book and make your small mark in time. From there, you can see the entire island and its 100 km perimeter, the island of Samothraki, Kavala and sometimes the island of Limnos. At southwest you can see Mt. Athos. At the north you can spot the main land and the delta of Nestos River. Our last stop will be the artificial lake of Maries and the small waterfalls nearby. The landscape is so beautiful and quiet, in one sentence just wonderful to enjoy the nature. At the end of the day you will realize why Thassos Island is called the Diamond of the North.