April Weather Averages for Thassos, Greece

Thassos is one of the myriad resort areas in Greece.

While it may not be as fancy as Santorini or Mykonos, visitors will find this island ideal for beach bumming, swimming, and generally relaxing.

Visitors can expect an average temperature high of 16°C (61°F) during the day while it can get as low as 8°C (46°F) at night.

Evening outdoor activities such as strolling along the beach or through town will likely require warmer clothing such as long pants and long sle...

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Daily April Averages for Thassos

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Thassos is one of the myriad resort areas in Greece.

While it may not be as fancy as Santorini or Mykonos, visitors will find this island ideal for beach bumming, swimming, and generally relaxing.

Visitors can expect an average temperature high of 16°C (61°F) during the day while it can get as low as 8°C (46°F) at night.

Evening outdoor activities such as strolling along the beach or through town will likely require warmer clothing such as long pants and long sleeved shirts or sweaters.

Precipitation in April in Thassos amounts to an average of 43 mm or just a little more than an inch and a half.

There are on average 10 hours of sunshine each day.

April is the month when people in Thassos start to welcome the sun as it's starting to get warmer but visitors will not experience discomfort from the heat.

Locals and visitors alike enjoy sun bathing earlier in the day, and going for afternoon swims as the climate is starting to be just right for outdoor activities.

The average temperature of the waters around Thassos in April is 15°C (59°F) which is still chilly but not bad for a quick afternoon dip.

One of the most popular beaches in Thassos is the Golden beach, located just 12 km from Limenas, the capital city of Thassos. Makriamos (2 km from the capital) and Paradise beach (20 km away from Limenas) are a few of the other commendable beaches in Thassos, for their beautiful scenery and affordable and convenient amenities.

Visitors are encouraged to explore more than just the beaches of Thassos, though. There is plenty of other terrain to cover while there.

March is the perfect month to take a hike, do some mountain climbing, or explore some of the ancient Greek ruins that will give one a glimpse of the past and the ancient history associated with Thassos and Greece.

For a 14 day forecast of Thassos' weather, click here.

April events in Thassos

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Good Friday

19th April 2019

In Thassos, Good Friday is a day of mourning. A ritual lament called the “Procession of the Epitáphios of Christ” mourns the death of Christ on the cross with a symbolic decorated coffin carried throughout the streets by the faithful. Families attend their church to decorate the Epitaph (Bier of Christ) with flowers. In the morning of Good Friday, Christ’s burial is reenacted in many churches and in the evening the Epitaph procession takes place.

Website:

http://thassos-portal.eu/Photo-Carnaval.htm

Easter Sunday

21st April 2019

In Thassos, Easter Sunday is also a widely celebrated occasion. Lambs are roasted on a spit and the provision of wine is abundant. The roasted lamb is served in honor of Jesus Christ, who was sacrificed and rose again on Easter day. Lamb is the most traditional Greek Easter food. Red-dyed eggs are cracked against each other and the person with the last remaining uncracked egg will have good luck.

Website:

http://www.greek-islands.us/greece/easter-in-greece/

Easter Monday

22nd April 2019

Easter Monday is also referred to as “Bright Monday” or “New Monday” in many Orthodox churches. “Bright Monday” falls on “Bright Week”, which is a seven-day period that begins on Easter Sunday. For many Orthodox Christians, the fast and the time of mourning is over and it is a time to be joyous and happy. 

Website:

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/orthodox-easter-monday

Religious

Feast of Saint George

23rd April 2019

Kazaviti in Thassos celebrates the St. George Spring Festival Greek customs, food, and culture. Come and experience authentic Greek cuisine, live music, and traditional dance performances by the Parathosi Dance Troupes!

Website:

http://festival.stgeorge.org/

Feast of Ag. Georgios

23rd April 2019

Three days after Easter, on this day the residents of Limenaria and Kalivia revive the custom "Let it rain, my April". This is a dance of the rain which has its roots in Pre-Christian festivities.

Website:

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/orthodox-easter-monday

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