Thassos Sightseeing

Thassos sightseeing
Sightseeing: 18 things to see in Thassos island

Thassos is an attractive island with beautiful beaches, green landscape and traditional architecture. As this is a place with long history, the most interesting sightseeing in Thassos is the Ancient Agora, a site with old temples, remains of sanctuaries, an Ancient Theatre and other buildings. Very interesting is also the Monastery of Archangel Michael, protector of the island, with great view to the sea. Many hiking paths cross the centre of Thassos, leading to old castles, mountain peaks and traditional villages, such as Panagia, Potamia and Theologos, where a nice folklore museum is found.

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In this section, you can see the best Thassos Sightseeing but also things to see by location.
You can also view all things to do in Thassos by category: villages, beaches, museums and churches or view our suggested excursions

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Best Sightseeing

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Ancient Agora includes the remains of the ancient town of Thassos. There are the ruins of temples and sanctuaries, an odeum, a theatre and the Acropolis. It is located on a hill above Limenas.

Location: Theologos

This museum is situated in a two-storey traditional building in the heart of Theologos. The first floor shows objects related to industries and traditional professions and the second floor is a reconstruction of a traditional house in Thassos.

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This is where the fleet of the island used to moor in the ancient times. Today it is a picturesque neighbourhood to stroll around and to have your coffee by the sea.

Location: Livadi
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This is an old monastery with interesting architecure, located on a hill above Livadi. It has been built on top of a cliff and the view from up there is captivating.

Best villages

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Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: Limenas is the capital village and main port of Thassos. Located on the northern side of the island, Limenas is surrounded by picturesque beaches and beautiful nature.

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Location: 52 km south of Limenas
Description: Theologos is among the oldest and most beautiful villages on the island. It is famous for its stone mansions and the delicious taverns.

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Location: 10 km south east of Limenas
Description: Potamia is a beautiful mountainous village with traditional architecture and view to the sea. The nearest beach is Skala Potamias.

Best beaches

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Location: 12 km south east of Limenas
Description: This is a long and impressive beach, with golden sand and crystalline waters. It is surrounded by dense vegetation reaching down to the sea.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports

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Location: 2 km from Limenas
Description: Makriammos is the closest beach to Limenas and among the most picturesque sites on the island. It is organized and it usually gets popular in summer.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 20 km south of Limenas
Description: Paradise is among the most popular beaches on Thassos. It is famous for the picturesque location and the soft, white sand.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 37 km south west of Limenas
Description: The beach of Limenaria is a popular tourist resort on Thassos. It is lined by family hotels, fish taverns and some watersports centres.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 31 km south of Limenas
Description: This is one of the most beautiful and picturesque sites on Thassos. Two small white sand beaches, calm seas with soft sand in and out of the water.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Organised

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