Greece is famous among many tourists for its picturesque islands and the warm Mediterranean, Ionian and Aegean seas. Thousands of tourists relax in such famous Greek resorts as Athens, Halkidiki, Peloponnese, but not many people know that Greece owns more than 1400 islands, of which about 16% (227 of 1400) are inhabited.
Every year, tour operators open up new destinations for island holidays in Greece. One of these areas is the island of Thassos. Locals gave it the name “Emerald Isle.” The fact is that the island is really green: olive plantations are located 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