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Traditional buildings of the seaside promenade of the central port of Thasos (Limenas) and small wooden boats on the sea.
photo: jdujic / CC BY-SA 2.0

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do on Thasos

Port of Limenas, Thasos

The main port at the capital of the island connected to the mainland through Keramoti Port via a 40 minutes trip.

Some visible foundations of buildings and temples as remnants of the Thasos Ancient Agora.
↓ S   < 1km

Ancient Agora of Thasos

Site which served as the political, administrative, and religious center of the ancient and major city of the island for centuries.

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A picture depicting the exterior of the church of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) in Limenas of Thasos.
↓ S   < 1km

Saint Nikolaos Church, Thasos Town

A small church that is considered as one of the oldest buildings of the island and is dedicated to the patron saint of the sailors.

The building and the main entrance of the Archaeological Museum of Thasos between tall green trees.
↙ SW   < 1km

Archaeological Museum of Thasos

A contemporary worth-visiting museum with a great variety of exhibits that sheds light to the presence of humans on the island.

Beach of Old Thasos Port (Limanaki)

A sandy public beach very close to the town's center and the old port. The area offers numerous options for food, drinks, and entertainment.

A picture taken from the nearby hill showing a great part of the port and the town of Limenas of Thasos.
↙ SW   < 1km

Thasos Town

« Limenas Thasou »

Main town that serves as the contemporary commercial and administrative center of the island.

A picture of the Makryammos Beach on the island of Thasos.
photo: Steliyan Kasabov
↘ SE   ≈ 2.2km

Makryammos Beach, Thasos

Organized small private beach, part of the Makryammos Bungalows Hotel, ideal for children because of the shallow waters and the fine sand.

An overview of the beach of Chrysi Ammoudia on Thasos taken among the trees of the mountain.
↘ SE   ≈ 9.7km

Chrysi Ammoudia (Golden) Beach, Thasos

Popular long beach located at the northeast part of the island close to the Skala Potamias settlement.

A panoramic picture showing the village of Potamia at the foothills of mount Ypsario.
↓ S   ≈ 10.2km

Potamia, Thasos

Among the most beautiful island settlements that is famous for its mountainous & traditional notion, the nice food, and its relaxing cafés.

A close up on the exhibits displayed in the museum of Polygnotos Vagis on Thasos island.
↓ S   ≈ 10.4km

Polygnotos Vagis Municipal Museum, Potamia

It hosts the artwork of a Greek-American painter and sculpturer who was originally from Potamia.

Numerous sunbeds and umbrellas at the beach bar of the Keramoti (Ammoglossa) Beach.
↑ N   ≈ 11.3km

Keramoti (Ammoglossa) Beach

Sandy peninsula that sticks out to the sea and reminds a tropical island. It covers almost 5 km and with swallow waters attracts many families.

A ferry boat and fishing boats at the Keramoti Port of Kavala.
↑ N   ≈ 12km

Port of Keramoti, Kavala

A small port that can host larger ferry boats that serves the island of Thasos as the closer connection to "Limenas Port, Thasos".

A close up picture of the rocky peak of mount Ipsarion of Thasos.
↓ S   ≈ 12.2km

Mount Ipsarion, Thasos

The highest mountain of Thasos that covers the biggest part of the island and offers its characteristic and dominating green landscape.

A photo showing sunbeds, umbrellas, and a wooden pier of the beach of Skala Rachoniou on the island of Thasos.
← W   ≈ 13km

Skala Rachoniou Beach, Thasos

Located in the northern part of the island, it attracts many families with children due to the fine sand and the shallow waters.

The ferry boat is approaching the dock of the Port of Skala Prinos on Thasos island.
photo: vitsoft / CC BY 3.0
← W   ≈ 16.4km

Port of Skala Prinos, Thasos

The second port of the island that offers a connection to the city of Kavala after a ferry boat trip that lasts for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

A photo of a sandy beach of Prinos on Thasos island.
← W   ≈ 17.2km

Beaches of Prinos (Dasylio), Thasos

A series of charming beaches across the homonymous cape, characterized by the small forest (dasilio) just next to the coast.

A photo showing numerous people, sunbeds and umbrellas at the Paradeisos (Paradise) Beach of Thasos.
↓ S   ≈ 22.1km

Paradeisos (Paradise) Beach, Thasos

Exotic-like organized sandy beach with turquoise water and green surroundings. Difficult to be reached through a dirt road by car or walking.

An aerial photo of the Skala Kallirakhis Beach on Thasos island.
↙ SW   ≈ 24km

Skala Kallirachis Beach, Thasos

Small beach with sand & pebbles that belongs to the local settlement. It has shallow waters, easy access, and many accommodation options nearby.

A panoramic view of the port of the city of Kavala including the seafront promenade and a part of the old town.
photo: CeeGee / CC BY-SA 4.0
↖ NW   ≈ 24.8km

Kavala

Typical coastal city of northern Greece that stands for its amazing views and the countless historical monuments of the broader region.

An overview of the Aliki Beach on Thasos island.
↓ S   ≈ 27.6km

Aliki Beach, Thasos

It is a unique sandy beach with crystal clear waters, while it is located on a small peninsula that stands for its historical past.

The remains of the old basilica church of the ancient city of Aliki.
↓ S   ≈ 27.6km

Archaeological Site of Aliki, Thasos

Small peninsula with rich vegetation and beautiful beaches that hosts the remains of an ancient town and a marble quarry. Free entrance.

A bench with items displayed in the Folklore Museum of Limenaria such as metal jug and glasses.
↙ SW   ≈ 28.6km

Folklore Museum of Limenaria

A worth-visiting museum that offers to the visitor a clear picture of the people's everyday life on the island during the centuries.

A photo showing people sunbeds and umbrellas at Pefkari Beach on Thasos island.
↙ SW   ≈ 29.1km

Pefkari Beach, Thasos

Beautiful beach located on the south side of the island. It is surrounded by a pine forest, while it is consisted of sand and small pebbles.

A photo taken from the seafront promenade of Limenaria shows a part of the Limenaria Beach of Thasos.
↙ SW   ≈ 29.5km

Limenaria Beach, Thasos

An organized beach by the homonymous village offers water sports and other entertainment options as well as many other amenities.

People swim in the waters of the lagoon and others sunbathe around the lagoon of Giola.
↓ S   ≈ 30.5km

Giola Lagoon, Alyki Thasos

Natural pool and unique geological formation between the rocks that is famous for its blue-green waters and the composed distinctive scenery.

A photo taken from the sea shows the beach of Psili Ammos on Thasos island.
↓ S   ≈ 32km

Psili Ammos Beach, Thasos

Probably one of the most famous beaches on the island that attracts mainly younger generations and can get very crowded.

Questions & Answers about Thasos

Why Visit Thasos?
  • One of the largest and greenest, as well as the northmost islands of Greece.
  • A "family-friendly" destination, due to the good infrastructure, and easy access.
  • An island with fast ferry access, only 35 minutes from Keramoti to Limenas (Port).
What is Thassos, Greece?

Thassos is one of the largest islands in Greece and the most northern island of the country. It is located offshore from Kavala and stands for its green natural landscape as well as for the beautiful beaches.

What is the history of Thassos?

Archaeological research on the island of Thassos has shown that it has been inhabited since the Stone Age. Excavation findings connect directly the Neolithic inhabitants of Thassos with the residents of the valley of Drama. In the classical era, the island's rule was changing from the Athenians to Spartans and back, since both powerful cities wanted to exploit the gold mines and marble quarries of the island. Today Thassos is known for its sandy, blue beaches, forests, and very good food, facts that can guatantee a very nice and relaxing holiday!