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MKD

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During the 90's my late husband and myself travelled from Kavala to Thassos by ferry, sadly I cannot remember where we flew into. I know we hired a car from the airport. Every year we would visit different parts of Greece such as Samothraki, Evia, Karpathos, Loutra, Stoupa, Kalymnos and many other islands and parts of the mainland which again I cannot remember.
I have a yearning to revisit Kavala/Thassos again with my partner and I am very cross/upset with myself as I cannot remember how we got to some of these places.
I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to advise me.
We loved Greece and during his funeral we played Greek music and it went down well, the congregation were tapping their feet to the music. Next week we have managed to get a holiday on Kos so at last we can get to see Greece again, also, my partner hasn't been to Kos, I have since losing my husband and other islands.
Thank you in advance.
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During the 90's my late husband and myself travelled from Kavala to Thassos by ferry, sadly I cannot remember where we flew into. I know we hired a car from the airport. Every year we would visit different parts of Greece such as Samothraki, Evia, Karpathos, Loutra, Stoupa, Kalymnos and many other islands and parts of the mainland which again I cannot remember.
I have a yearning to revisit Kavala/Thassos again with my partner and I am very cross/upset with myself as I cannot remember how we got to some of these places.
I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to advise me.
We loved Greece and during his funeral we played Greek music and it went down well, the congregation were tapping their feet to the music. Next week we have managed to get a holiday on Kos so at last we can get to see Greece again, also, my partner hasn't been to Kos, I have since losing my husband and other islands.
Thank you in advance.
MKD
Thanks for your post and for joining Worldwide Greeks!


I did some quick research and found that there is a ferry from Kavala to Thassos:


Kos is an amazing island as well! Have a fantastic time! 🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷
 
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redsoxdw_

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During the 90's my late husband and myself travelled from Kavala to Thassos by ferry, sadly I cannot remember where we flew into. I know we hired a car from the airport. Every year we would visit different parts of Greece such as Samothraki, Evia, Karpathos, Loutra, Stoupa, Kalymnos and many other islands and parts of the mainland which again I cannot remember.
I have a yearning to revisit Kavala/Thassos again with my partner and I am very cross/upset with myself as I cannot remember how we got to some of these places.
I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to advise me.
We loved Greece and during his funeral we played Greek music and it went down well, the congregation were tapping their feet to the music. Next week we have managed to get a holiday on Kos so at last we can get to see Greece again, also, my partner hasn't been to Kos, I have since losing my husband and other islands.
Thank you in advance.
MKD
Its likely that you flew into Thessaloniki or Kavala airport and then took a ferry from Kavala port to Thassos
 
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Jerry s

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Either Thessaloniki or Kavala then took a ferry from Karamoti to Thassos . About 2 hours drive from Thessaloniki to Karamoti . Short drive (10 minutes) from Kavala airport to Karamoti. It is a long time since I went but I think about 1.5 hours on the ferry.
 

MKD

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Thanks for your post and for joining Worldwide Greeks!


I did some quick research and found that there is a ferry from Kavala to Thassos:


Kos is an amazing island as well! Have a fantastic time! 🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷
Thank you very much for your help. Yes Kos is an amazing island too.
 

MKD

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Either Thessaloniki or Kavala then took a ferry from Karamoti to Thassos . About 2 hours drive from Thessaloniki to Karamoti . Short drive (10 minutes) from Kavala airport to Karamoti. It is a long time since I went but I think about 1.5 hours on the ferry.
Thank you your information is very helpful. I think we flew into Thessaloniki as we stopped a couple of nights on the way to Kavala in an area which I can't recall, but popular with Eastern Europeans. All the best and tha nk you once again.
 
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MKD

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Its likely that you flew into Thessaloniki or Kavala airport and then took a ferry from Kavala port to Thassos
I think it was Thessaloniki and we stopped over for a couple of nights on the way to Kavala. I will look into Kavala airport. Kind regards & thank you once again. Mary
 
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nm1999

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Thank you your information is very helpful. I think we flew into Thessaloniki as we stopped a couple of nights on the way to Kavala in an area which I can't recall, but popular with Eastern Europeans. All the best and tha nk you once again.
Yes, there's a lot of Eastern European tourists in that area
 
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Jerry s

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I think it was Thessaloniki and we stopped over for a couple of nights on the way to Kavala. I will look into Kavala airport. Kind regards & thank you once again. Mary
If you flew from abroad it has to be Thessaloniki. Kavala airport is a small regional airport and to my knowledge you can't fly direct to any European cities . If you flew from Athens it could be either.
It is an easy drive from Thessaloniki, motorway all the way.
 
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nm1999

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Correct, where did you fly from?
 
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Jerry s

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Drove from Athens to Volos took ferry to Skopelos, stayed there 4 days, did some spearfishing then back to Volos . Drove from there to Thessaloniki spent 3 days there, then drove to Karamoti then ferry to Thasos for 3 days.
That was about 20 years ago just before Greece changed currency to Euro.
We usually rent a car at Elefterios Venizelos airport, I think it was the first year it opened. We always use the same rental company and the allow the car to be taken on ferries, most will not allow.
 
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Drove from Athens to Volos took ferry to Skopelos, stayed there 4 days, did some spearfishing then back to Volos . Drove from there to Thessaloniki spent 3 days there, then drove to Karamoti then ferry to Thasos for 3 days.
That was about 20 years ago just before Greece changed currency to Euro.
We usually rent a car at Elefterios Venizelos airport, I think it was the first year it opened. We always use the same rental company and the allow the car to be taken on ferries, most will not allow.
Ive heard such great things about Skopelos, do you go often?
 
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Jerry s

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That was my only time, went there specifically to do spearfishing in the pristine waters there. Not very touristy back then, Skiathos is better known, all the islands in the Sporades group are nice I believe. We go to Greece very often though.
 

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That was my only time, went there specifically to do spearfishing in the pristine waters there. Not very touristy back then, Skiathos is better known, all the islands in the Sporades group are nice I believe. We go to Greece very often though.
Did you do spearfishing with an organized group or with friends/family?? Because that sounds like something my sons would love to do
 

Jerry s

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It is not a good idea to spearfish or dive on your own. In that case we were 2 couples but only us guys spearfished. The girls just sunbaked on the beach/rocks and had a swim.
I was a lot younger then, I gave up spearfishing even in Australia years ago. I started spearfishing when I was 10 years old. Now I fish with a rod and line, mostly game fishing.

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It is not a good idea to spearfish or dive on your own. In that case we were 2 couples but only us guys spearfished. The girls just sunbaked on the beach/rocks and had a swim.
I was a lot younger then, I gave up spearfishing even in Australia years ago. I started spearfishing when I was 10 years old. Now I fish with a rod and line, mostly game fishing.

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