There are two available routes to the island of Thassos:
- Route from Kavala Port takes you to Skala Prinos Port at the north west side of the island
- Route from Keramoti Port takes you to Limenas Port, the capital of the island located at the north side of Thassos
Must see places
- Archaeological Museum of Thassos with unique findings from 7th century B.C till 7th century A.C
- Kallirachi Folk Museum, in a traditionally conserved building of 1880
- Vachi Museum in Skala Potamias
- Olive oil museum in the Organic Oil presser in Prinos
Churches / Monasteries / Chapels
- St. Panteleimon Monastery on the mountain (there is road from small-Mikro Kazaviti, from Sotira and Maries).
- Archangel Michael Monastery on the way from Astris to the Aliki.
- Virgin Mary church in the Panagia village and the St. Anargiri in Kallirachi.
- St. Athanasios
- St. Konstantinos and Eleni
- St. Charambos & St. Ioannis further up from Kazaviti.
These are just a few. There are so many popping in front of you, a proof of a highly religious society. They definitely worth a visit.
Potos: 2km long, starting from the village center. Beautiful and clean beach, gathering a lot of people. Well-organized, water sports, ideal for swimming and walking.
Pefkari: 1km from Potos Thassos, amazing long beach, water sports, pine trees, well organized and well-known.
Psili Ammos: Access to the beach is very easy and there is parking in an olive grove above it. The beach – the attraction of many young people – is organized and there is the possibility of eating. The sea is shallow with white fine sand and is said to have healing properties.
Astris: homonymous beach of the old settlement in a picturesque bay with tranquil waters and the islet of the Virgin Mary in the open. Swimming fishing and long walks on the rocky shores of Cape Salonikos.
Kalami: Small beach in Astridas, with rocks in the water, but white marble pebbles outside, lonely, and ideal for snorkeling.
Livadi: Swimming with the mountains hanging over you, in a wild landscape that impresses.
Thimonia: Clean and beautiful beach, of the homonymous small settlement of Thassos.
Arsanas: Next to Livadi, the old tavern of the monastery, located above. A small beach, with lots of greenery, and icy waters running down the sea from the two springs that exist there.
Aliki: One of the most beautiful and picturesque landscapes in Greece. Two small and white beaches, serene sea, sand in and out, traditional settlement, ancient marble quarry, pine, fishing.
Paradise Beach.The most beautiful beach in Thassos that most reminds of tropical paradise waters. Sandy fine sand, shallow waters, green mountains around and waves with the slightest breeze. Ideal for children.
Kinira: Green tropical environment, sand in and out, crystal clear and shallow water, long in length.
Generally, in the area of Theologos, there are many smaller beaches, as well as many rocky shores, ideal for solitary swimming and fishing. In the area of Limenaria Thassos there is an endless coast, with white sand, wide in width, with clear waters, ideal for long coastal walks.
Metalia: Location with great interest. Old iron processing factory, unique stone furnaces all over the Mediterranean, land covered with black metal, outdoor art exhibition and a crystal clear and whitewashed beach.
Tripiti: a similar sized beach, well-known, with sand and gravel inside and out.
Kefalas: amazing waters, but walking on foot is impossible, you can goonly by sea.
Atspas: Small beach on the back of Maries with shallow and warm sea, ideal for children
Lakkos: Beach in front of the entrance of Maries, with sand in and out, quite shallow and friendly to the children.
Klisma: Coast with pebbles outside Kallirachi.
In Kallirachi and Sotiros there are endless shores very small in width but with beautiful and clean sea and crystal clear waters, but often have algae and rocks.
Dasilio Prinos: a long beach with pine trees, fine sand inside and outside, shallow water, ideal for long walks.
Rachoni is also a green, fine sand, without any stones, beach. We have to say that western Thassos does not have the great waves of the south, which lay the beaches wide, but generally has very shallow waters with fine sand, without any stones in the sea.
Limenas has a beautiful natural landscape, where the sea and the forest almost merge and where you swim in the shade of pine trees. The outside beach is narrow, but the waters clear and shallow.
Pachis: is a beautiful and extensive beach with green waters, north of Skala Rachoni, with trees in the background where one can park comfortably. There are also hotels taverns and bars on the beach for those who want something more.
Glyfoneri: a magical beach 20-30 meters all the way, with fresh water springs coming out into the sea, and natural shade from the pine trees.
Glykadi: Large beach with light sand and little pebble.
Glyfada: Glyfada is a beautiful small beach just 3 km from Limenas with clear shallow waters
Papalimani: It is a small beach 5 km outside Limenas with shallow blue waters ideal for those who seek a quiet place in the pine trees to enjoy the sun and swim.
Makryammos: The most beautiful beach of Limenas, in beautiful surroundings, with the forest around it, in a beautiful bay, with shallow water, fine sand and a lot of good organization.
Saliara: Saliara is located between Makryammos and Vathi, a few kilometers outside Limenas on the eastern side of the island. Saliara is a wonder of nature, its green waters and its white sand will be unforgetable. As in Vathi, access needs attention, as the road is dirt with a lot of difficulties.
Vathi: From the best beaches of Thassos, quiet with turquoise waters and white sand.
Golden Beach: In a big bay, it is the beach that two villages shares: At one end Skala Panagia and the other Skala Potamia. Great and wide, green environment, well organized, ideal for children, swimming along the mountain Ypsarion.
Source of text: gothassos.com | Thassosguide