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.
Site which served as the political, administrative, and religious center of the ancient and major city of the island for centuries.
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.
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.
Main town that serves as the contemporary commercial and administrative center of the island.
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.
Popular long beach located at the northeast part of the island close to the Skala Potamias settlement.
Among the most beautiful island settlements that is famous for its mountainous & traditional notion, the nice food, and its relaxing cafés.
It hosts the artwork of a Greek-American painter and sculpturer who was originally from Potamia.
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.
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".
The highest mountain of Thasos that covers the biggest part of the island and offers its characteristic and dominating green landscape.
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.
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 series of charming beaches across the homonymous cape, characterized by the small forest (dasilio) just next to the coast.
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.
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.
Typical coastal city of northern Greece that stands for its amazing views and the countless historical monuments of the broader region.
It is a unique sandy beach with crystal clear waters, while it is located on a small peninsula that stands for its historical past.
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 worth-visiting museum that offers to the visitor a clear picture of the people's everyday life on the island during the centuries.
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.
Limenaria Beach, Thasos
An organized beach by the homonymous village offers water sports and other entertainment options as well as many other amenities.
Natural pool and unique geological formation between the rocks that is famous for its blue-green waters and the composed distinctive scenery.
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!