If you have Thasian friends or acquaintances you will surely have heard of Kastro (Castle) settlement. It is located about 12 kilometers away from Limenaria and it is worth visiting, in case you are nature lovers. The church of Saint Athanasios dominates in the centre of the settlement. The route to Kastro is a ground road, but it passes through deep green nature locations with pine trees and platanus. They first habitants built Kastro there, in order to avoid the pirates who were all over the Aegean Sea and were terrorizing the islands during the 19th century. Nowadays Kastro is famous for the festival of Saint Athanasios in 18th of January were many Thasians and especially people from Limenaria, visit.

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