In this family-friendly destination, you indulge in an incredible natural landscape made up of sea and forest. It's best enjoyed on a road trip.

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

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in 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.

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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.

↓ 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.

↓ S
< 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.

↙ SW
< 1km

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.

↗ NE
< 1km

Thasos Town (Limenas)

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

↙ SW
< 1km
A picture of the Makryammos Beach on the island of Thasos.
photo: Steliyan Kasabov

Makryammos Beach

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

↘ SE
≈ 2.2km

Chrysi Ammoudia (Golden) Beach

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

↘ SE
≈ 9.7km

Potamia, Thasos

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

↓ S
≈ 10.2km

Polygnotos Vagis Municipal Museum, Potamia

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

↓ S
≈ 10.4km

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.

↑ N
≈ 11.3km

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.

↑ N
≈ 12km

Mount Ipsarion

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

↓ S
≈ 12.2km

Skala Rachoniou Beach

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

← W
≈ 13km
The ferry boat is approaching the dock of the Port of Skala Prinos on Thasos island.
photo: vitsoft / CC BY 3.0

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.

← W
≈ 16.4km

Beaches of Prinos (Dasylio)

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

← W
≈ 17.2km

Paradeisos (Paradise) Beach

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

↓ S
≈ 22.1km

Skala Kallirachis Beach

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

↙ SW
≈ 24km


A coastal city that stands out for its fantastic hilltop views. Its cute old town and a number of nearby historical monuments await your visit.

↖ NW
≈ 24.8km

Aliki Beach

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

↓ S
≈ 27.6km

Archaeological Site of Aliki

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

↓ S
≈ 27.6km

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.

↙ SW
≈ 28.6km

Pefkari Beach

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.

↙ SW
≈ 29.1km

Limenaria Beach

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

↙ SW
≈ 29.5km

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.

↓ S
≈ 30.5km

Psili Ammos Beach

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

↓ S
≈ 32km

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!