Leave aside the cosmopolitan Greek islands and discover Thassos! Just 6 nautical miles away from the coast of Eastern Macedonia you will find the best -hidden secret of Greece! Follow the enchanting routes between the blue of the Aegean and the green of the pine and olive trees, admire the innumerable beaches and swim into their crystal-clear waters, visit museums, archeological sites, and old churches, taste local delicacies in the traditional mountain villages and fresh fish in the picturesque seaside villages, smile and accept our hospitality.
The area of Prinos includes the village of Prinos (Kalivia), Skala Prinos, the mountain settlements of Mikro and Megalo Kazaviti and Dasyllio. The village of Prinos, surrounded by centuries-old olive groves, is one of the largest villages of Thassos. In Prinos you will find the Health Center of the island, pharmacy and various shops. Every Monday in the village of Prinos takes place the only open public market of Thassos. Fresh vegetables and fruits, meat, oil, olives, honey and herbs of Thassos, flowers, clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry and many other products are sold at very low prices. Prinos has its own port, located in Skala Prinos, with daily ferry connection directly to the city of Kavala.
Dasyllio of Prinos took its name after the small forest that covers the edge of a peninsula on the northwest side of Thassos. Old pines and oaks bend over the sea composing a painting where green is harmonically combined with blue. The sandy coast of Dasyllio, awarded with a blue flag, extends to 2.5 km while the sea is crystal clear and shallow. Nearby, there are many taverns, restaurants, mini markets, snack bars, cafes, patisseries, cafe bars and beach bars. In Dasyllio you will admire one of the most beautiful sunsets of the island! During the First World War, the allied airport of the island operated in Dasyllio. Today you can visit the Monument to the Fallen Aviators at Skala Prinos. On the way from Dasyllio to Skala Prinos you will see one of the last remaining shipyards in Greece.
Just 4km from Prinos, in the dense pine forest, are hidden Mikro Kazaviti and Megalo Kazaviti. These are the two most beautiful and most picturesque mountain villages of Thassos. Megalo Kazaviti combines respect for tradition and love for nature. Walk on cobbled paths and admire the stone-built houses with slate roofs and wooden balconies protruding through the dense vegetation of pine trees, cypresses, pines and skin trees. Visit the church of the 12 Apostles which dates back to the early 19th century. Before leaving Kazaviti, you should definitely try Greek coffee and ‘spoon sweets’ (i.e. fruit preserves served in a spoon) in the traditional cafes or stuffed goat and local red wine in the traditional taverns.