Discover the island of Thasos on this one-week active trip. The program includes hiking, canoeing and kayaking as well as culinary delights.
Thassos, Greece´s northernmost island, is a very green island and ideal for a trip that unites different activities. Discover the island by foot and on the water and learn more about the island's natural and culinary highlights.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF PAX: 6
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PAX: 15
23.05.2020 - 30.05.2020
12.09.2020 - 19.09.2020
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Day 1: Arrival at Kavala or Thessaloniki airport, transfer to Keramoti. Ferry transfer to Thasos island and transfer to the hotel. Welcome meeting and dinner.
Day 2: Panoramic walk from Potamia to Panagia and down to the beach of Chrissi Ammoudia (Golden Beach) - approx. 12 km /4-5 hours. Hiking tour via a panoramic path with splendid views form the mountain village of Potamia to the mountain village of Panagia. In Panagia: visit of an olive presse and coffee break on the village square where you can sit and watch the locals at their daily life. Then you continue downhill via a path passing by the dragon cove above the bay to Chrissi Ammoudia.
Day 3: Sea kayak - approx. 5-6 hours / kayak tour approx. 3-4 hours. Experience Thasos island from a different point of view. Discover hidden bays of the island and the unique nature along the coastline.
Day 4: "Ai Lias"-The pilgrimage to the prophete - hiking day. The partially pretty challenging hike leads from Theologos to Potamia. Ascent to the church of the prophete "Ai Lias" on top of the mountain with beautiful panoramic views of the Golden Beach and the Ipsarion mountains. Walk back to the village of Potamia through the diversified landscape.
Day 5: Free
Day 6: Fascination Nestos - canoe trip - approx. 8-9 hours / canoe tour approx. 4-5 hours. The Nestos is one of the largest rivers in Greece with one of the biggest natural reserves in Greece. The trip leads you uphill through the beautiful landscape of Northern Greece. Once you arrive at the Nestos, you will get your equipment and start your tour with experienced guides to a unique tour in order to discover the phantastic surroundings of the Nestos gorge. On the way picnic and possibility to swim in the clear waters of the river.
Day 7: Limenas Eat & Walk - Discover Limenas, the capital of Thasos. Try traditional products, enjoy beautiful views and hidden chapels. You will start your day with a visit of "Kostis" pottery where you can learn about the old pottery tradition on Thasos. Afterwards walk along the coastline and through the alleys of Limenas to the first culinary highlight of the day - "Bougatza" - the "breakfast" of the Greeks. Visit of a apiary and walk to the fishing harbour of Limenas where typical Greek meze (different starters) and home distilled Tsypouro are served.
Day 8: Transfer to Kavala or Thessaloniki airport. Departure.
Progamme changes reserved. Extension stays can be booked individually.