is a Greek Island
located in the North Aegean Sea and is
probably the furthest north as far as Greek holiday destinations go. Due
to its position in the North East of Greece, it experiences a climate much
cooler than the other more popular Greek
Islands such as Mykonos, Ios and Santorini. The summer months from June to August see average temperatures ranging from 24.5 in June, 27 ºC in July and 26.5 in August, cooling back down to 25 ºC bySeptember.
it is argued, has much more to offer than just beaches, sunsets and parties. It
is a ‘geographical gem’ as far as landscapes goes. The beaches, as well as
being equipped with white sand and crystal clear water, are lined by greenery
and large trees which grow right to the edge of the beach. If holidaying in
Thassos it is best to split time up between the picturesque mountain villages
and the relaxed waterfront resorts.
is largely unaffected by the masses of tourism that have slightly ruined the
authenticity of other Greek
Islands. When holidaying
in Thassos you will quickly fall in to the delightfully relaxed slow pace of
the locals. While Thassos is growing in popularity, your experience will be
inclusive of a more traditional Greek atmosphere and culture than if you are to
holiday in the more popular regions of Greece.
is sheltered by mainland Greece
from the prevailing winds that affect other Greek Islands,
so this means that when the temperatures rise so too can the level of
discomfort as the days' heat is not broken up by a cooling wind. Thassos,
however, does not reach the scorching temperature highs that the other islands
do- so temperature discomfort is minimal.
summer months from June to August see average temperatures ranging from 24.5 in
June, 27 ºC in July and 26.5 in August, cooling back down to 25 ºC by
this time the average sea temperature hovers around the mid 20’s, which makes
for a very enjoyable swimming experience! On the whole, Thassos holidays offer
excellent conditions for swimming and watersports.
in Thassos have a tendency to be quite humid, this is not helped by the lack of
prevailing winds. July and August see average maximums of 28 ºC with
rainfall at a minimum.
in Thassos are moderate, and were once described in the scripts of Hippocrates
when he wrote ‘Generally winter resembles spring’ in Thassos. Though the
temperature does cool down to an average of 5 to 6 ºC come winter time, the sun
continues to shine and the weather stays pleasant and enjoyable.
winter afternoons are often visited by heavy downpours, these are usually
short-lived and the sky soon returns to its clear and crisp norm. Throughout
the winter months air temperatures will reach about 12 to 13 ºC during the day
and the island will enjoy around 4 hours of sunshine. Outside the colder months
and particularly during September to November, Thassos weather is
perfect for both sunbathing and outdoor activities.
Spring months are generally considered the ideal time to visit Thassos.
During this period the island enjoys warm sunshine, little prolonged rainfall.
There is also unique luscious and green vegetation. September sees an
average maximum of 24 ºC and an average minimum of 14 ºC before falling to an average maximum of 14 ºC and a minimum of 6 ºC by November.