5 Reasons Why
Thassos is the Best Greek Island to Get Married On
Thassos, over the last few years, has become a popular Wedding Destination in Greece.
Υou may have noticed that a lot of people get married in Greece, especially in the summer.
Most of the couples that choose Greece as their wedding destination have a wedding on an island, just like Thassos.
Thassos is a popular wedding destination for couples from Romania, Turkey, Hungary, Germany, Italy, and Serbia.
Certainly, the little island in the Aegean offing has an overcome on it. Couples choose Thassos for their Wedding Destination for the local food, extraordinary jollification, landscapes, and so many other reasons that you are going to find out right now!
Here are the
Top 5 Reasons Why Thassos
is the Best Wedding Destination
Greece is famed for the crystalline and clean water, watersports, beach bars, and Thassos couldn’t be an exception!
Honestly, Thassos has some awesome coasts.
Marble Beach may be the number one for Wedding Photoshoots owing to the colors and serene of the sea.
Its name is given by the abandoned marble quarry.
Nowadays it has become a trendy beach and a hot spot for Wedding photo sessions.
Aliki beach is another amazing beach in the southeast.
Most of the newlyweds fell in love with the ancient sights and the serenity of the sea.
Other famous beaches are Golden Beach, Paradise Beach, Psili Amos, and Saliara.
On number one ranks the physical pool of Giola, which is often called “Aphrodite’s Tear”.
Plenty of tourists visit every summer.
Some celebrities had Wedding Photoshoots or for their honeymoon.
So why don’t you look into Thassos for Your Destination Wedding?
2. Tasty Food
Nowadays there is nothing as important as the cuisine of a destination.
Some of the best tasting taverns (traditional restaurants) are in Limenaria.
To Limani, Taverna Agistri and Almyrikia Fish Tavern are popular.
You can try the Mediterranean cuisine and generally the local food products.
Some of them are Tartaka, Thassitiki Feta, Piperolachana, Pitarakia and the delicious honey.
In addition to, Peukospilia has some amazing souvlaki, and it can host your Wedding too!
So, what are you waiting for?
3. Luxury Hotels
A couple deserves a comfortable and at the same time a master place for a good and memorable time.
If you’re looking for a luxury hotel with pool, spa and everything that you wish, you can find it easily.
Some of them are Ilio Mare Beach Hotel, Aeria Hotel, Kallisti Hotel, Thassos Grand Resort, A for Art, Alexandra Golden Boutique Hotel and Royal Paradise Beach Resort & Spa.
You can relax and enjoy the good life in a couple of days.
Every wedding deserves quality entertainment, and trust me, you’re gonna have a great time!
A good place with great Greek music, dance, and food, is Taverna Avgoustos at Theologos.
The staff is willing to serve you entertainment with their own way to have an unforgettable evening, for you and for your guests.
If you want to escape from the usual feasts, you can try watersports or enjoy local feasts.
On the last day of July, the island has a custom which is called ” Fire’s jump”.
It’s like a welcome party for the next season. Children and adults jump above the fire three times and say ”Αύγουστος-Παραύγουστος με σύκα, με καρύδια και με κόκκινα σταφύλια”, which means ”August-Αugust with figs, walnuts, and red grapes”.
It says that, if you will jump on July 31st, you’re gonna have good health.
They are some other extraordinary local feasts like Starcamping, Honey’s festival, Music’s workshop and Kasavitiana.
Also, Thassos contains nightclubs especially with Greek music and generally places with a lot of traditional dances.
Every island has attractions, but its own history.
Some of the most popular sights on Thassos, are Metalia beach, which is used to be a workshop for minerals reserves.
It is located in Limenaria. The village’s most popular attraction is Palataki and it used to be Germany’s offices to manage the findings of the minerals resources.
You can also visit Waterfalls of Potamia, Costis Pottery, Archaeological Site of Aliki and Tarsanas.
BONUS: 6. Unique Orthodox Chapels
But after all, what is the most relevant to a Wedding than churches and chapels themselves?
Some of them are even too small to accommodate even the smallest Wedding.
Thus the wedding takes place just outside under the bright Greek sun
Such is the chapel of the Apostles in Limenas.
It is built on top of a Paleochristian church that existed on the same location.
We can host your wedding there.
But most famous of them all is Archangel’s Monastery in the south of the island.
It is built on the edge of a steep cliff, that overlooks the vast sea.
On most days, Mount Athos – the holy mountain – is visible.
There is so much to do on the island, but how can you discover it if you will not visit?
Perhaps, you can have a good and not very expensive Wedding with tasty food, fun, and attractions!
Afterall, we have helped a lot of couples that loved their Destination Wedding in Thassos!
You have nothing to lose, it’s a really good choice!
Written by Maria Germantzidou.
All Photos are courtesy of Alex Katsamakis & The Dreammakers
Except for photos no 2,6,9 and 12 which were found on the web.