The region is famous among many tourists for its picturesque islands and warm Mediterranean, Ionian and Aegean seas. Thousands of tourists rest on such famous Greek resorts as Athens, Halkidiki, Peloponnese, but not many people know the fact that Greece has more than 1,400 islands, of which about 16% (227 out of 1,400) are inhabited.
Every year, tour operators open up new destinations for island holidays in Greece.One of these areas is the island of Thassos. Local residents gave him the name “Emerald Isle”. The fact is that the island is really green: there are olive plantations on the coast, and the mountains and hills of the island are covered with magnificent forests. Ship pines are located along many of the resort’s beaches. Continue reading