Thasos

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.

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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

Thasos Beaches

Chrysi Ammoudia (Golden) Beach

Serenity. You turn your head down and see the bottom of the sea. You turn it up and the landscape amazes you. Chrysi Ammoudia, the golden beach.

Limenas Beach (Limenaki)

Limenas is a sandy beach close to Thasos town and the old port. Plenty of taverns and bars, and hotels. It never gets packed.

Dasilio Beach

Ormos Prinou

Dasilio is a charming beach with a beach bar. On one side forest-green hills and on the other a sea with all shades of blue.

A photo taken from the sea shows the beach of Psili Ammos on Thasos island.
distant ≈ 32.2km

Psili Ammos Beach

Among Thasos most famous, Psili Ammos is developed with beach bars which attract chiefly younger people. It can get crowded and noisy.

A photo showing numerous people, sunbeds and umbrellas at the Paradeisos Beach of Thasos.
distant ≈ 22.1km

Paradise Beach

Exotic, organized, sandy. Paradise beach has turquoise waters in a green milieu. Accessible through a dirt road. Thasos Paradise beach is heavenly.

A picture of the Makryammos Beach on the island of Thasos with lines of loungers.
photo: Steliyan Kasabov

Makryammos Beach

Organized small private beach, part of the Makryammos Bungalows Hotel. Ideal for children thanks to shallow waters and fine sand.

An aerial photo of the Skala Kallirakhis Beach on Thasos island.
distant ≈ 23.6km

Skala Kallirachis Beach

Small beach with sand and pebbles and shallow waters. It enjoys easy access and a variety of nearby accommodation options.

A photo showing people sunbeds and umbrellas at Pefkari Beach on Thasos island.
distant ≈ 28.9km

Pefkari Beach

Beautiful beach located on the south side of the island. It is surrounded by a pine forest. Under your feet, sand and small pebbles.

Thasos Museums

Archaeological Museum of Thasos

The Archaeological Museum of Thasos has lined up its findings in chronological order starting from the Neolithic times and ending in classical Greece.

Polygnotos Vagis Municipal Museum

Potamia

The Polygnotos Vagis Municipal Museum hosts the artwork of a Greek-American painter and sculptor who was originally from Potamia.

A bench with a metal jug and glasses displayed in the Folklore Museum of Limenaria.
distant ≈ 28.6km

Folklore Museum of Limenaria

A worth-visiting museum that draws a picture of Thasos everyday life in the past few centuries. Old objects, tools and household appliances.

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).

Thasos Attractions

St. Nikolaos Church

Thasos Town

Among the island's oldest buildings is this small church which is dedicated to the patron saint of all sailors, St Nicholas.

The remains of the old basilica church of the ancient city of Aliki.
distant ≈ 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.

Ancient Agora of Thasos

A buzzing forum for centuries, you can now stroll around its ruins and visit the nearby museum for further explanations and findings.

Thasos Things to Do

Mount Ipsarion

The highest mountain of Thasos has pristine nature, including ponds and small waterfalls. Enjoy the way up on foot or by car and the breath-taking views.

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

Giola Lagoon

Natural pool, a rare geological formation, with blue-green water. Legend has it that Zeus made it for Aphrodite to enjoy swimming in calm waters.

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