Agios Georgios, Mountain Villages of Thassos
Thassos Mountain Villages
The village of Agios Georgios is located at the northwestern part of the island opposite Rachoni. Its distance from the centre of Thassos and Rahoni is 14km and 1km respectively. Between the two villages there is the church of Holy Mary’s Dormition.
The village was built at a higher spot in the past but it was evacuated and the few remaining habitants moved to the current location.
In Agios Georgios the founder of the contemporary Egyptian State, Mehmet Ali spent most of his childhood.