Xanthi's old town and its folklore museum are a window into the past. If you are here in February, you don't want to miss the town's carnival.

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A panoramic view that includes the old and the contemporary town of Xanthi.
photo: taver / CC BY-ND 2.0

Xanthi Beaches

A picture showing a part of the Arogi Fanari Beach at the area of Rhodope.
distant ≈ 44.7km

Arogi Fanari Beach

Long, wide, and sandy, Arogi Fanari beach has bars that provide beanbags and loungers, and enjoys easy access to nearby villages.

A photo showing the waves breaking on the sandy beach of Mesis at Rhodope area.
distant ≈ 48.1km

Mesi Beach


Sandy beach with relatively shallow waters. Arogi and Mesi beaches are located between two lagoons full of birds. A blessed place.

A photo showing the beach of Fanari Port of Rhodope by the tavernas and the buildings of the Fanari settlement.
photo: Ggia / CC BY-SA 3.0
distant ≈ 40.2km

Fanari Port Beach

A beach accessible to persons with disabilities. Never crowded, even that it is on the seafront of a small town. An unexpected experience.

A city that respects its history and traditions, while showing significant growth.

Nicknamed as "Little Paris" during the 18th century due to the tobacco trade.

Hosts a large number of students of the Democritus University of Thrace.